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Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have...

Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have answers.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to transition to working from home, some are finding it difficult to sleep. According to one...

Ross contributes significant gift to Davis & Elkins capital campaign

ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis & Elkins College has received a substantial gift from distinguished alumnus and philanthropic supporter Mike Ross, marking another significant contribution...

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...

Bethany College welcomes three Fulbright scholars

Fulbright Scholars Léa Serres, left, Aya Atwa, and Chu-Yun Hsueh will teach language courses in French, Arabic, and Chinese at Bethany College in the 2019-2020 academic year.
Bethany College is hosting three recipients of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship who will be teaching foreign languages during the school's 2019-2020 academic year. Engaged through...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

W.Va. State U. mourns gifted alumni Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson and her family attended the dedication of a statue raised in her honor at West Virginia State University.
Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, pioneering NASA mathematician, and West Virginia State University alumna Katherine Johnson passed away today at age 101, according to...

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...

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