Researchers at West Virginia University are using tree-ring dating to determine not only when trees were cut down to build historic log buildings in the region but also what the forests were like before European immigrants arrived.
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A West Virginia University history alumnus is the recipient of the nation’s top award for his dissertation research in Italian history. Luke Gramith received the 2019 Cappadocia Award from the Society for Italian Historical Studies in December.
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Ángel Tuninetti is a passionate advocate for the importance of the humanities in higher education and society. He has been named the 2019 Singer Professor in the Humanities, recognizing his dedication and commitment to the study of the Spanish...
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A group of students, studying everything from criminology to creative writing, are working together to make a difference and find purpose in their careers. A new Social Justice Research Fellowship is empowering graduate students to connect their...
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New research is transforming technology for biomedicine and beyond. Chemists are simplifying experiments in mass spectrometry, a method commonly used by chemists, biologists, physicists and forensic scientists for analyzing molecular materials.
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When concerns are expressed about distrust in science, they often focus on whether the public trusts research findings. A new study, however, explores a different dimension of trust. The study examined how researchers misrepresent their research...
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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...
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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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A geologist demystifies the deadly New Zealand eruption and cautions against tourism development near active volcanoes
9-Dec-2019 1:20 PM EST
Geographers are linking the political and human rights issues at borders today to the legacies of foreign and domestic policy across the globe since World War I.
4-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST
Geologist Kathy Benison has been selected for NASA's Mars 2020 team.
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Professor says building socially responsible businesses will help women’s workforce participation, substance use recovery
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The Dothraki language on "Game of Thrones" sounds Arabic to English ears, and that's problematic, says linguist
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Gender affects leadership style on "Game of Thrones," especially Daenerys Targaryen's, says political scientist
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