57.5 F
Thursday, September 21, 2023

After 125 years, Justice signs bill founding Bluefield State

Governor Jim Justice today signed a bill that established Bluefield State College.
One hundred and twenty-five years after the bill that established Bluefield State College was penned, Governor Jim Justice today signed the legislation during an...

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...

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...

Osteopathic school trains in acupuncture technique

Medical students train in acupuncture at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
An old practice is being put to new use in the Mountain State, thanks in part to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine...

WVU engineer aims to predict repeat of Carrington Event

A repeat of the Carrington Event of 1859 would cause worldwide havoc.
Usually, the Earth’s magnetic field shields us from the misadventures of our nearest star, the mighty sun, but it failed on September 2, 1859. Known...

Bluefield State College earns "A" in early reader instruction

A young reader embarks on a world of wonder, thanks to reading education programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education program at Bluefield State College has been ranked among the nation’s top teacher preparation programs in early...

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...

Walker named Grand Groundhog Watcher at Concord University

Concord Charlie peers out from among a tendrils of ivy.
Officials at Concord University have named Mountain Lion head football coach Dave Walker as Grand Groundhog Watcher for 2020, joining "Concord Charlie" in the...

WVU reminds campus communities of winter weather procedures

A student trudges across University Avenue near Woodburn Circle in Morgantown in winter. (Fhoto illustration by David Sibray)
Officials at West Virginia University are reminding students, faculty, and staff that as temperatures fall and the possibility of inclement weather increases, they are...

WVU fraternities and sororities maintain above-average GPAs

Fraternity and sorority members show higher academic performance than West Virginia University students at large.
Fraternity and sorority life might be perceived as a distraction, but West Virginia University has announced that members of such organizations show higher academic...

Shepherd University develops Appalachian leadership institute

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
The Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities is accepting applications from teachers and community leaders in Jefferson and Berkeley counties for a...

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...


Stay Connected