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WVU experts caution seeing is not believing with everything online

Two West Virginia University experts with extensive knowledge of deepfakes and AI-assisted technologies are sounding the alarm about their prevalence in our daily lives at a time when headlines about potential AI-generated photos and videos, and questions by the public about what’s real and what’s not persist.

WVU fire expert offers fire safety reminders

The aftermath of a home fire can be devastating for families and communities. Mark Lambert, WVU Extension Fire Service director and assistant professor, is available to discuss safety and next steps for those affected by such fires.

WVU professor says Super Bowl is rarely a win for host cities

A West Virginia University economist sees Super Bowl LVIII, being held for the first time Sunday (Feb. 11) at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, as the fulfillment of an economic promise to Sin City that likely won't pay off in any supersized way.

WVU Extension expert provides tips to show some love for heart health

During February’s Heart Health Month, a West Virginia University Extension expert is offering advice on simple steps to improve heart health. Gwen Crum, a Family and Community Development agent and assistant professor, says adjusting diets and adding more exercise, even in small ways, can make a real difference.

WVU expert says hockey world is experiencing ‘watershed’ moment

Amid allegations of sexual assaults involving players at multiple levels, cover ups and slush fund payouts to victims, Walter DeKeseredy, professor and Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences in the West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences and director of the WVU Research Center on Violence, predicts radical changes are ahead for hockey nationally and internationally.