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WVU researchers use historic log structures to map migration

A researcher prepares to collect tree-ring samples from The Pitsenbarger Barn in Pendleton County.
Log cabins in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia have a story to tell: when people leave, the forest takes over. Researchers at West Virginia...

Historic higher-ed program created in northern panhandle

Greiner, Favede, Rodenberg reach historic agreement among northern panhandle schools.
Three institutions of higher education in West Virginia's northern panhandle have reached a historic agreement to broaden academic support for students. Bethany College, Wheeling University,...

University promoting proximity to state, national parks

Students are finding West Virginia colleges and universities ideal when outdoor recreation is a concern.
Two of West Virginia's best-loved state and national parks are a drive of fewer than 15 minutes from Concord University, which is maximizing that...

New technology helps WVU Online train much-needed teachers

Taylor Mazelon records herself teaching in her pre-K classroom.
New technologies are helping pre-K teachers studying online at West Virginia University to complete student teaching in their home communities. With a new “virtual” system,...

West Virginia University to build marching band facility

The Mountaineer Marching Band performs during pregame of a WVU football game.
An institution itself for more than a century, the Mountaineer Marching Band at West Virginia University will soon have a home of its own...

W.Va. Wesleyan kicks off winter with concert series

The campus at West Virginia Wesleyan welcomes another fresh winter snow.
West Virginia Wesleyan College is welcoming winter in north-central West Virginia with a series of nine free musical performances in November and December, including...

Partnership provides oil, gas training for high school seniors

Rusty Hutson, Sr., and David Dean of Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation inspect a well pad in West Virginia.
Four hundred West Virginia high school seniors will be able to enter a pipeline of future workers in the oil and gas industry through...

WVU geologist selected for NASA’s Mars 2020 team

Benison investigates an acidic salt lake in Western Australia.
When samples from the Mars 2020 expedition eventually make their way to Earth, the scientists of tomorrow will have a WVU Mountaineer to thank. West...

West Liberty unveils new track, athletic complex

West Liberty University has dedicated a new field and athletic complex.
West Liberty University this weekend dedicated a new field and athletic complex, which will serve the school's track, soccer, and cross-country squads. The West Family...

Glenville creates forestry, land surveying scholarships

A forester manages growth in a West Virginia woodland.
The Glenville State College Department of Land Resources has announced new scholarships honoring two professors who pioneered the forest technology and land-surveying technology majors...

WVU awarded $5 million to build acid mine drainage facility

An acidic stream in West Virginia is revealed by yellow-tinged rocks.
The West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia University has been awarded $5 million to scale-up its Rare-Earth Recovery Project, which will include...

WVU, NASA partnership soars with $25 million contract

The Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility
Students at West Virginia University will help ensure space travel is safe for future explorers thanks to the continuation of a long-standing partnership with...

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