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From classroom to kitchen

Like many college students, Jada Taylor was unsure about which major would be best for her – until she found philosophy. Along the way, pursuing a philosophy degree has not only prepared her for her future career but helped her make important life...
22-Jul-2020 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uncovering the invisible universe

Physicist Sean McWilliams has created an exact mathematical formula to explain the gravitational wave signals that have been observed from colliding black holes, which serve as a key validation of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
20-Jul-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quenching the need for water quality data in West Virginia

A new portal is increasing access to surface and groundwater water quality data from shale gas regions around the state to inform stakeholders about trends in water quality.
9-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The fossil detective

Uncovering what drives the evolution of new animals is key for understanding the history of life on Earth. Geologist James Lamsdell is embarking on this exploration as a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award.
1-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Love orchids? Thank their fungus.

Since few resources are available to protect orchids, many of which are endangered species, one biology student is developing new ways to sustain them.
24-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Finding renewal in the aftermath of floods

Four years after the disastrous flooding in southern West Virginia, new research highlights the role faith-based groups and other community organizations have played in the relief and recovery efforts.
19-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Overcoming crime in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known around the world over for its rainforests, coffee and beaches. But despite Costa Rica's reputation for safety and its recent economic growth, criminals use its strategic location for smuggling activities. A team of U.S. forensic...
18-Jun-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Finding Community in Digital Spaces

The coronavirus has driven us indoors and separated us from coworkers, friends and loved ones. That’s nothing really new for Sara Loftus, a geography doctoral student who is studying how to build an online community. See what motivated her to...
10-Jun-2020 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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