A WVU biologist is working to cultivate a bumper crop of young scientists through the study of wild orchids—and the fungi they eat.
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Thanks to facility renovations, research innovations and in-class lessons, West Virginia University’s C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry has received the nation’s top undergraduate safety program award in chemistry – for a second time.
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Growing up in rural South Africa, Michelle Bester always aspired to pursue graduate school internationally. Today, she is living that dream as a geography student studying how remote sensing technology can help prevent and control wildfires.
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Social work student Matthew Witt knew early in his college career that he wanted to dedicate his life to helping people navigate through challenges. As an intern with the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, Witt has tracked proposed bills...
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Brooke Eastman studies how acid rain impacts forest health. She is committed to highlighting forests’ role in mitigating climate change.
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Clendenin native Michelle Richmond arrived at WVU with a lofty goal: to improve the human condition for all West Virginians. Eventually, that led her to social work. Now, she is working with Legal Aid of West Virginia on its strategic plan to...
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In a time when most people are avoiding diseases like the plague, one WVU biology student is pursuing them instead.
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This past year certainly hasn’t turned out to be what anyone expected. Our students shared challenges they’ve faced since the start of the pandemic and advice for others navigating this new normal. Meet sociology student Sara Guthrie.
10-Mar-2021 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites
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A WVU astrophysicist is among this year’s Sloan Fellows, scholars recognized as emerging leaders in science. Sarah Burke-Spolaor is one of 128 young faculty members from the U.S. and Canada to receive the competitive award.
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A geologist demystifies the deadly New Zealand eruption and cautions against tourism development near active volcanoes
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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.
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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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