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The Human Dimensions of Water


Water is the driving force of all nature, but how do people react when an area begins to run out of water? Martina Angela Caretta, assistant professor of geography at West Virginia University, seeks to answer that question in a report she...
30-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Sound of Silence

Sound waves could be the future of biomedical research, diagnosing and treatment, says Peng Li, a chemistry professor at West Virginia University. Li is a data analyst for an ongoing research study using an acoustic device to separate...
24-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maggie Anderson, Author of ‘Dear All,’ to Give Reading Oct. 30

The Department of English at West Virginia University will host a reading by poet Maggie Anderson on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the WVU Downtown Library’s Milano Room.
19-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tradition Runs Deep


The Mountaineer tradition runs deep for the Gaziano family of Charleston, W.Va. Dominic Gaziano, Rosalie Gaziano and their five sons all graduated from West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, totaling 28 years of...
11-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Social Work Program Trains Students to Meet Needs of Rural West Virginia


The School of Social Work at West Virginia University is working to overcome the shortage of behavioral health care providers in rural and medically underserved communities in West Virginia.
5-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Math Senior Awarded First Milliman Opportunity Scholarship

The desire to combine math and business in her future career led senior and McNair Scholar Maleesha Ebanks to receive the first Milliman Opportunity Scholarship, a scholarship for minority students who are underrepresented in the field of actuarial...
3-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Where Is All the Water From?


West Virginia University geology researchers are measuring the quantity and quality of the water along Peters Mountain in collaboration with the Indian Creek Watershed Association.
28-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference


West Virginia University professors Paul Ziemkiewicz, Shikha Sharma and Tim Carr will present research on technology in the shale industry at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
26-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More Than a Mentor: WVU Social Work Professor Honored for Mentorship


West Virginia University social work professor Carrie Rishel will be honored this fall as an effective mentor in the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Mentor Recognition Program.
17-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Increasing Health Care Access for Active-Duty Military


16-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Geologist Discovers Whirlwind Phenomena in Andes Mountains


24-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

A 'Minor Apocalypse'


Little is known about the history of Warsaw, Poland during World War I. Public memory of Warsaw’s role in the Great War has been obscured by the terror, violence, genocide and physical destruction during World War II. West Virginia University...
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

New Book Explores Correlation Between Pornography, Violence Against Women


“Violence Against Women in Pornography,” a new book written by Dekeseredy, the Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences and director of the WVU Research Center on Violence, delves into the impact the pornography industry has had on...
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

How Is Our Control Over Our Actions Influenced by Luck?

Does a person’s negative circumstances – particularly those including poverty, lack of education, lack of strong parental support – affect whether they are morally responsible for their behavior? That’s just one of the questions Matthew...
15-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Prevention-Focused Mental Health Care Education Wins Top Nod in Journal of Social Work


2-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

WVU Political Science Professor to Help Observe Ukrainian Local Elections Sunday


23-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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