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WVU Press publishes account of the struggle over West Virginia’s forests

West Virginia University Press has published The Industrialist and the Mountaineer, a major work of history by Ronald L. Lewis, Professor of History Emeritus at West Virginia University and Historian Laureate of West Virginia. Lewis, who was inducted into the Order of Vandalia in 2016 and is former president of the Appalachian Studies Association, uses a forgotten story from West Virginia history to understand the fate of Appalachia’s forests.

WVU’s alternative fuels program joins efforts with Earth Day TX to conduct Odyssey Kickoff Event and alternative fuel vehicle summit

The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, a program of West Virginia University, has joined forces with the world’s largest Earth Day initiative, Earth Day Texas, to conduct the 2017 Kickoff Event for National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey. Earth Day Texas will host the kickoff as part of an inaugural one-day alternative fuel vehicle summit, coordinated by the NAFTC.

WVU's Arnold Hall and Apartments to be closed

Arnold Hall and Apartments, one of West Virginia University's oldest residential complexes, will close at the end of the current academic year under an arrangement approved Friday (Jan. 27) by the Board of Governors.