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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...

WVU prepares for semester facing possible rise in covid

The tower on Stewart Hall overlooks the downtown campus at West Virginia University at Morgantown, WV.
The spring 2021 semester at West Virginia University begins on January 19, and WVU officials are urging students and employees to exercise extreme caution. The...

WVU mycologists receive National Geographic grant to study millipedes

WVU professor Matt Kasson and graduate student Angie Macias work on millipede research in their lab.
Millipedes represent some of the earliest known terrestrial animals and are highly understudied, but two West Virginia University researchers are working to shine a light on...

New president arrives at West Liberty University

Dr. W. Franklin Evans
Dr. W. Franklin Evans has been named the 37th president of West Liberty University, located at West Liberty, West Virginia, in the northern panhandle...

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 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...

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,...

Shepherd University awarded nearly $3 million from Congress

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Four Shepherd University programs will benefit from $2,708,000 in congressionally directed spending that the university is receiving from the $1.7 billion...

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...

Shepherd University to use drones to help U.S. Forest Service

Photographers on Whispering Spruce Trail, Monongahela National Forest, Allegheny Highlands Region
Faculty and students from Shepherd University will travel to Randolph County over the next five years, where they will use the school’s drone fleet...

WVU announces $40M partnership to expand economics education

The $40 million partnership with the Kendricks complements broader efforts to make WVU a purpose-driven leader in higher education.
A leadership gift to West Virginia University from longtime supporters Ken and Randy Kendrick will allow the John Chambers College of Business and Economics...

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...

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