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Late WVU genetics professor honored by former student

A long-time West Virginia University genetics and developmental biology professor who had a profound impact on his students has been honored through the establishment of a graduate fellowship and the naming of a conference room in the new Agricultural Sciences Building.

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WVU professor traveling to Israel as part of summer faculty fellowship

This June, West Virginia University professor Jim Anderson will expand his own horizons and make international connections as part of the Jewish National Fund Faculty Fellowship Summer Institute in Israel. Anderson, whose areas of expertise include wetland ecology and wildlife ecology and management, is the first WVU faculty member to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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WVU professor’s patented system could save lives and make cities more resilient after natural disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large blasts, helping communities prevent catastrophe. The system is also beneficial for repairing historic or aging structures.

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WVU Selected as a Peace Corps Prep Partner School

West Virginia University will prepare undergraduate students for a global career and a competitive edge when applying to the Peace Corps through a new certificate program that aligns curriculum and service learning to meet the needs of this internationally recognized organization.

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