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WVU researcher to help send swarm of robots beneath ocean ice

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Research from West Virginia University mechanical and aerospace engineer Xi Yu could help scientists reach ocean waters hidden away beneath ice...

Princeton Review ranks Shepherd among best in southeast

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Shepherd University has been ranked among the best colleges in the southeastern U.S. by The Princeton Review, which has ranked 656 colleges across five...

Concord U. online social work program among top

Concord's master's degree in social work has been ranked among the nation's best.
The Master of Social Work program at Concord University has been recognized as one of the top online programs in the nation by Learn.org,...

Glenville College to perform at World Bluegrass Conference

Members of the Glenville State College Bluegrass Band, left to right, include Lydia Boyd, Alex Leport, Logan Phares, Isaac Putnum, Chase Arbogast, Nick Blake, Sammy Murphy, and George Lilly.
The Glenville State College Bluegrass Band will join 13 collegiate bluegrass bands from seven states at the International Bluegrass Music Association Foundation’s Bluegrass College...

National Science Foundation awards Shepherd $100K

The grant to will fund development of a comprehensive plan to connect the university to the Internet2 national backbone.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a one-year $999,000 planning grant to Shepherd University to develop a comprehensive plan to cost-effectively connect the university...

Wildlife management major coming to Glenville State

A wildlife biologist surveys a glade in West Virginia.
The Glenville State College Department of Land Resources will offer a Wildlife Management major within their Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management Program...

Little Kanawha Reading Series established at Glenville

The Little Kanawha Reading Series aims to feature regional writers as well as local writers and students to engage in a regular schedule of public readings, poetry slams, and related activities.
Glenville State College and Gilmer County have announced the launch of a new Appalachian Heritage program designed to increase literary discourse and community in...

Gothic castle rises above Bethany College campus in West Virginia

Castellated walls highlight the north wing of Old Main at Bethany College at Bethany, West Virginia (WV).
BETHANY, W.Va. — A castle in West Virginia? You'll find a few examples of castle-like structures scattered through its hills, but nothing compares to...

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...

WVU Marching Band to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Representing West Virginia University and the Mountain State,  the Mountaineer Marching Band will participate in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking...

WVU researcher combats invasive plants by deploying insect armies

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University researcher has found a way to locate, access, and destroy invasive plants more efficiently. Yong-Lak Park, a professor...

WVU crowd-sourcing contributors for new TV commercial

WVU fans take in a game at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—In what West Virginia University officials are haling as a remarkable move, the university this month is crowd-sourcing contributors everywhere and anywhere to...


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