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WVU dentistry students provide care through mission trip to Guatemala

With a heart for patients in rural West Virginia, the same compassion was in play when West Virginia University School of Dentistry students and faculty visited Antigua, Guatemala. A team made up of three faculty members and seven students spent several days at Hospital Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro where they saw an average of 25 patients a day.

WVU students awarded Herman and Kathryn Moses Scholarship

Eight students who are employed in jobs designed to provide meaningful experiences and opportunities for growth in the West Virginia University Division of Student Life are the recipients of the Herman and Kathryn Moses Scholarship. Nominated by their work supervisors, they demonstrate strong leadership abilities, and have made a positive impact on their fellow students and the units that they serve.

WVU graduate marks 50 years of dedication to Mountaineers

After starting with a $35 scholarship donation to the Mountaineer Athletic Club in 1979, Dr. Philip High — an oral surgeon serving the Wheeling area — has steadily increased his gifts to West Virginia University over the years, branching out to other areas that include the School of Dentistry and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

WVU alumna follows dream of helping others

Zabrya Robson, a behavior health counselor at Community Care of West Virginia, came to West Virginia University knowing she wanted to help others. She earned her undergraduate degree at WVU, and then when looking for a master’s program to pursue counseling, she once again chose the University largely because of the flexibility of the clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling program.

WVU Tech alumna finds success, gives credit to 4-H programming

West Virginia University Institute of Technology alumna Alexis Zilinski’s childhood was spent participating in 4-H programs that instilled in her a passion for learning, civic engagement and community service. A business management graduate, she continues to serve her community as a Raleigh County 4-H program assistant.

WVU student details her path to accounting career with University support

As a student in the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics, Emma LaBombard, from Harper’s Ferry, said she felt supported by faculty from day one. From mentorships to job opportunities, those in the Department of Accounting work diligently to prepare students like LaBombard for their unique career paths.

Partners in life and crime fighting at WVU

Luis Arroyo and Tatiana Trejos, both researchers in the WVU Department of Forensic and Investigative Science, first met in Costa Rica and arrived on the Morgantown Campus with a little help from destiny.

WVU AI medical coding research adds to big picture

Much like the game of connect the dots, Megan McDougal’s academic and professional career share points that have come together to form one big picture. An associate professor in health informatics and information management in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, McDougal has recently added research to her itinerary. She never thought either would be part of her future.

WVU grad researcher aims to remove ‘forever chemicals’ from West Virginia water

When Paola Perez-Vega completed her bachelor’s degree in 2023, she had the option of choosing between an industry job or graduate school. She went the graduate school path. The luring power of her undergraduate research in water separation was one of the key factors that made her flow with the tides into the chemical engineering graduate program at West Virginia University.