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Talking Twang: Study Examines How Dialect Impacts Learning in Appalachian Classrooms

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A new West Virginia University study examines differences in students’ dialects across the state and how perceptions of dialect differences shape their educational experiences.
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find That Retirement and Healthy Lifestyle Don’t Always Correlate

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Healthy lifestyle adherence among retired, late middle-aged adults may be more challenging than originally thought.
7-Mar-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

West Virginia University Awarded $1.25 Million From ARPA-E for Transformational Energy Technology

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WVU has received $1.25 million from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, known as ARPA-E. The award will be used to develop technologies for converting electrical energy from renewable resources into energy-dense carbon-neutral liquid...
21-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Researchers Join National Program to Develop Technologies to Enhance Natural Gas Utilization

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West Virginia University has joined a national effort to turn natural gas into valuable products and do it at the well. This serves a real-world need for many production locations in the Marcellus Shale, especially those in West Virginia, where...
13-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU’s Alternative Fuels Program Joins Efforts with Earth Day TX to Conduct Odyssey Kickoff Event and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Summit

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Earth Day Texas will host the kickoff as part of an inaugural one-day alternative fuel vehicle summit, coordinated by the NAFTC.
27-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Researcher Uncovers Influence of Microorganisms on Soil Carbon Storage

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West Virginia University researcher is uncovering critical information about tiny organisms under our feet, which although small, can have a huge impact on the environment.
17-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Researcher Develops Methodology to Merge Operations of World’s Largest Airline Group

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Thanks to West Virginia University Teaching Assistant Professor Pete Gall, the problem of pilot integration when airlines merge may be coming to an end for the world’s largest airline group.
10-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Helps Find Origins of Mysterious, Ultra-Powerful Bursts in Space

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West Virginia University astronomers are helping to find the celestial bread crumbs that will help lead scientists to answers about a mysterious phenomenon.
4-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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