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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 expanding its Charleston presence with new office space

West Virginia University has announced plans to open a new facility in the Equities House in downtown Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia University is expanding its presence in Charleston, West Virginia, leasing two floors in Equities House, a central downtown office building that will...

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...

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...

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 geologist selected for NASA’s Mars 2020 team

Benison investigates an acidic salt lake in Western Australia.
When samples from the Mars 2020 expedition eventually make their way to Earth, the scientists of tomorrow will have a WVU Mountaineer to thank. West...

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