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WVU to host national Appalachian Studies Conference

West Virginia University will host researchers and experts from across the country devoted to the study and promotion of Appalachia at the 45th annual “Appalachian Studies Conference: Making, Creating and Encoding: Crafting Possibilities in Appalachia,” Thursday through Sunday (March 17-20) in the WVU Mountainlair.

WVU to host Ari Fleischer, discussion to include polarization, distrust in media

This event is part of the “First Amendment: Year of Reckoning” series presented by the WVU Reed College of Media. Ari Fleischer and Ashton Marra will discuss polarization and distrust in media, the First Amendment and public perception of free speech and how media and the political climate have changed in the last 20 years. "A Conversation with Ari Fleischer" will be held in the WVU College of Law Fitzsimmons Event Hall at 7:30 p.m. Monday (Feb. 7).