Long-time student life leader Corey Farris has been named associate vice president and dean of students at West Virginia University, effective July 1. The new position was created by Vice President of Student Life Dr. Bill Schafer to produce greater oversight of initiatives that will promote student growth and development at West Virginia University.
After many months of preparation and preliminary study, drilling is set to begin today (June 26) on the vertical sections - known as top holes - of a science well and two production wells that comprise the nation's first integrated research initiative on shale gas drilling.
Sue Day-Perroots, currently associate vice president for academic innovation at West Virginia University, has been named associate provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and dean of the University College effective Aug. 1, Provost Joyce McConnell announced June 24.
A trio of WVU seniors will attend a major international summit organized by the National Academies of Engineering of the U.S., U.K. and China to explore new approaches for solving some of the world's most pressing challenges.
Nationally acclaimed, award-winning journalist Nancy Andrews is bringing her cutting-edge approach to journalism to West Virginia University Reed College of Media as the College's Ogden Newspapers Visiting Professor in Media Innovation.
The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) has named Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD, to its Research Scholar Program. The mission of the Research Scholars Program is to further develop outstanding early career research investigators in the clinical and/or translational sciences.