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Affordability, student support boost Glenville enrollment

Glenville State College rises on a hill alopng the Little Kanawha River at Glenville, West Virginia.
Affordability and student-support initiatives are boosting fall enrollment at Glenville State College, which welcomed 425 new traditional and online students this semester, bringing total...

West Liberty U. welcomes six-percent increase in residence

Students move into dorms at West Liberty University at West Liberty, West Virginia.
West Liberty University is welcoming increased residence as students return the Hilltop this week at West Liberty, West Virginia, in the Mountain State's northern...

PRT track at WVU closes after Morgantown rockslide

A maintenance worker inspects a wrecked PRT at West Virginia University.
A rockslide that blocked Monongahela Boulevard and the public rapid transit track in Morgantown, West Virginia, today sent two West Virginia University students to...

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...

PRT system in Morgantown to resume operations Thursday

Students ride the PRT at West Virginia University between the Downtown and Evansdale campuses at Morgantown, West Virginia.
In anticipation of students’ arrival on campus, the West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system in Morgantown, West Virginia, will resume operations Thursday, Aug. 15,...

Manchin named 25th president of Glenville State College

Dr. Mark Anthony Manchin has been selected as the 25th president of Glenville State College in West Virginia.
Mark Anthony Manchin, Ph.D., has been selected as the 25th president of Glenville State College, according to officials at the school in central West...

Alderson Broaddus offers programs at Fairmont, Beckley, Charleston

Students attend an Alderson Broaddus University meet-and-greet. Photo courtesy Alderson Broaddus.
Alderson Broaddus University will offer new bachelor’s degree programs in the Beckley, Fairmont, and Charleston areas this fall semester in conjunction with area community...

Can AI be used to improve U.S. coal plant profitability?

Vapor wafts off a cooling tower at the Willow Island Power Station near Belmont, West Virginia.
Can artificial intelligence be employed to boost coal power usage? One chemical engineer at West Virginia University is tapping into artificial intelligence to improve...

Shepherd offers free online Lifelong Learning courses

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Shepherd University, at Shepherdstown, West Virginia, is offering an opportunity for the public to engage free-of-charge in its Lifelong Learning program through a series...

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...

Traffic to increase as new semester starts at WVU Tech in...

Morning dawns on the West Virginia University Tech Campus in Beckley, West Virginia
As students and employees return to West Virginia University Tech's new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, school administrators are alerting the community to increased...

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...


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