A new report co-authored by a West Virginia University researcher confirms that the weather was very much on Genghis Khan's side as he expanded his empire and that current drought conditions in Mongolia could have serious consequences.
Michael Garcia, a West Virginia University junior political science major from Fairmont, was named Saturday (March 8) as the University's 63rd Mountaineer Mascot and will serve during the 2014-15 school year.
Sheetz, one of the most recognized convenience retailers in the country, announced plans to open a one of a kind, fuel-free location at University Place, a new student apartment and retail complex under way at WVU.
As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, WVU political science professor Boris Barkanov thinks forming an inclusive coalition government in Kiev, the country's capital, would serve as a first step in easing tensions.
A new major area of study approved by the West Virginia University Board of Governors on Dec. 20 has paved the way for the College of Business and Economics to provide a curriculum directly related to the state's second-largest industry.