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WVU receives record $181 million-plus in research funding

Professor Kathryn Williamson and students use the 14-inch telescope at White Hall.
External funding for research and other sponsored programs at West Virginia University totaled $181.4 million this past fiscal year, a university record that bucks a...

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...

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,...

WVU suspends in-person classes after spring break, moves online

There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at WVU, but officials are concerned about the return to campus after travel.
West Virginia University will temporarily suspend in-person classes the week following spring break then offer online class instruction or other alternative learning options beginning...

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 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 and citizen scientists fish for answers on blotchy bass

WVU scientists and citizen assistants are examining blotchy bass taken across West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Using data collected by citizens through a mobile app, researchers at West Virginia University are working to understand why some bass are becoming...

WVU partnership boosts computer science ed in rural W.Va.

Students learn programming in the classroom through WVU extension programs.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—The West Virginia University Extension Service is boosting computer science education in rural communities across West Virginia through a partnership with Google and...

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...

WVU developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste

WVU engineer developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste.
West Virginia University mining engineers are developing a method to create a self-supply of rare earth elements in the United States from coal waste. “Rare...

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 State College celebrates 150 years this week

Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River. (Photo courtesy Glenville State College.)Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River.
Glenville State College at Glenville, West Virginia, in the central Mountain State, kicks off its sesquicentennial celebration this week, culminating with Founder's Day events...


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