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Trekking to the top

Growing up riding four-wheelers and collecting rocks near her grandparents’ cabin in the valleys wedged between the Rocky Mountains, Shelby Isom’s childhood was an adventure.
19-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biology student to investigate the role of soils in climate change across global ecosystems

A West Virginia University graduate student is investigating how soils store carbon in ecosystems around the world to understand the impact of climate change.
31-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Keeping the memories alive

Researchers from West Virginia University are preserving the memories of a coal community through oral history and photography.
31-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seven students to visit WVU for summer psychology research program

College students from across the U.S. will visit West Virginia University this summer for their first research experiences.
28-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU social workers support opioid recovery through new trainings

Researchers at West Virginia University are fighting West Virginia’s opioid epidemic with new professional development opportunities for social workers.
21-May-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychology student first from WVU to study abroad in Slovakia

From Morgantown to Bratislava, one pioneering Mountaineer is making memories as the first West Virginia University student to study abroad in Slovakia.
20-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU receives $8.2 million software gift from LMKR for energy geology coursework and research

LMKR, an international petroleum technology company, has partnered with West Virginia University to expand student and faculty access to industry-leading software.
16-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychologists Receive NIH Award to Seek Cures for Chronic Traumatic Brain Injuries

Survivors of TBI often experience chronic psychiatric symptoms such as increased risky decision-making and impulsivity, yet there are not treatments available. Researchers at West Virginia University are working to find solutions to help these...
13-May-2019 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Dothraki language on "Game of Thrones" sounds Arabic to English ears, and that's problematic, says linguist

16-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Gender affects leadership style on "Game of Thrones," especially Daenerys Targaryen's, says political scientist

16-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social media and the "Game of Thrones" finale: it's not all about spoilers, says communication studies professor

16-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Despite violence and trauma, social work professor sees the bright side of "Game of Thrones"

16-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

We can use "Game of Thrones" to compare religious beliefs to actual practices, religious studies professor says

16-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Two physicists weigh in on Nobel Prize-winning laser research and women’s contributions to science

3-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

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Geology Student Researching 'World of the Past'

While on a boat for 60 days, WVU geology student Ben Johnson and a team of researchers traveled through the South China Sea as part of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program’s Expedition 367. The group strived to understand the way the composition...
1-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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Thinking ‘Follower First’

Could changing the focus of leadership studies from the leader to the follower produce more substantial gains within the discipline? Lisa DeFrank-Cole, director of the Leadership Studies Program at West Virginia University, is looking at the field...
26-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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