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WVU Students Selected for Legislative Internships

Eleven students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been selected to intern at the West Virginia State Legislature this semester.
20-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Alumna Named 2018 Outstanding West Virginian

West Virginia University alumna Caitlin Ahrens (BS Geology and Physics, 2015) was chosen as the 2018 Jaycees Outstanding Young West Virginian for her role as a NASA ambassador and advocacy for young women in science.
13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


It's a Match

A West Virginia University researcher is uncovering how firearm evidence and latent fingerprint evidence. Keith Morris, the Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic and Investigative Science, focuses on the variability in the impressions that...
25-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites



West Virginia University biologist Jonathan Cumming is studying willow and poplar trees by analyzing their differential sensitivity to soils that are left behind after mining.
18-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


West Virginia Dialect Project Launches 'WVU Voices' Documentary

West Virginia University's West Virginia Dialect Project has created a documentary, "WVU Voices," to showcase the diversity of dialect on campus.
11-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


When Lightning Strikes

WVU physicists among collaborators granted $7 million to form U.S. Department of Energy center of excellence. the collaboration conducts up to five physics experiments per Z shot, considered a high standard in sharing runtime economically at...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Physicists Tune the Dynamics of Exotic Quantum Particles

Physicists at West Virginia University have discovered a way to control a newly discovered quantum particle, potentially leading to faster computers and other electronic devices.
5-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Students Receive NASA Space Grant Fellowships

Five students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium.
4-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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West Virginia University social work professor Carrie Rishel will be honored this fall as an effective mentor in the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Mentor Recognition Program.
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Little is known about the history of Warsaw, Poland during World War I. Public memory of Warsaw’s role in the Great War has been obscured by the terror, violence, genocide and physical destruction during World War II. West Virginia University...
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST


“Violence Against Women in Pornography,” a new book written by Dekeseredy, the Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences and director of the WVU Research Center on Violence, delves into the impact the pornography industry has had on...
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Does a person’s negative circumstances – particularly those including poverty, lack of education, lack of strong parental support – affect whether they are morally responsible for their behavior? That’s just one of the questions Matthew...
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