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Unearthing the art of fossils

A rocky start in college hasn’t stopped alumnus Zachary Heck (BS Geology, ’16) from pursuing his prehistoric passions. Having a year off due to academic suspension helped him get back on track, giving him time to a begin career in paleontology...
10-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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An Unexpected Path to Discovery

When Alec Neu arrived at West Virginia University in 2013, he never expected to end up at NASA. Now, with a degree in journalism and work experience in Greece under his belt, Neu has his sights set on the sky as he returns to WVU for a second degree.
4-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Project forges pathways for underrepresented faculty

Researchers at West Virginia University are helping universities nationwide overcome barriers to STEM faculty careers for women and underrepresented minorities.
26-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

Researchers have spent the intervening years since the passage of marriage equality studying the young adults comprising the next generation of LGBTQ activists to understand their aspirations for the movement’s future.
19-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rural students prepare for STEM majors through new summer camp

Nine West Virginia students starting college this fall attended an immersive, on-campus STEM research camp. It's part of an NSF INCLUDES grant to improve college enrollment and retention rates of first-generation rural STEM majors.
24-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physicists receive $2 million for new plasma physics center

West Virginia University physicists received a $2 million federal grant to create a plasma physics research. It will be the only facility in the world capable of making detailed three-dimensional measurements of the motion of ions and electrons at...
17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions

West Virginia University’s Native American Studies Program partnered with WVU Extension Service to host a Native American Eastern Woodland cultural expert at county 4-H camps in June.
16-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A philosophy that puts ethics into everyone's hands

How do we make ethical decisions? Existentialism suggests every person has the freedom—and responsibility—to choose the most ethical way to live. This was the topic at the International Summer Conference in Continental Ethics, hosted at West...
10-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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