Six West Virginia University faculty members have been selected for the 2017 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, which honors exceptional professors who go above and beyond to inspire their students.
An ongoing research collaboration to develop teaching and research models brings a global perspective to WVU. Luis Miguel Garcia-Lopez, associate professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain, is on campus until April 30 in an effort to expand his lines of research with Stephen Harvey, associate professor, CPASS physical education teacher education.
A West Virginia University professor who has dedicated her career to improving special education and disability services in rural communities says WVU is best positioned to make an impact in addressing critical shortages.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, a nationally known scholar and social activist who studies college access and affordability will be the keynote presenter for the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services’ Celebration of Scholars.
West Virginia University was awarded a $25,000 grant in 2014 by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to create a project that would promote innovations in surgical education for orthopaedic surgery residents. That project has recently finished, and the research team has found an effective method of teaching residents how to perform a diagnostic knee arthroscopy.
A combination of research in physical activity, taking that research into communities and influencing physical and health education have brought honors to three West Virginia University faculty members from the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
One of the keys in moving West Virginia's economy forward is building a workforce capable of the performing the technology-laden jobs of the future, but that can't happen until the educational system instills those skills in students.