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More than $1M gift from WVU Eberly College professor establishes community lectureship

A beloved West Virginia University professor is expanding educational opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the greater Morgantown community via a planned gift of over $1 million to support a lecture focused on political leadership and democratic institutions. Professor Emeritus Robert E. DiClerico retired from the Department of Political Science in 2017.

Five students named WVU Mountaineers of Distinction

West Virginia University has named Olivia Dowler, Sophia Flower, Rachel Johnson, Thomas Williams and Natalie Wonsettler the 2023 Mountaineers of Distinction, a Mountaineer Week tradition that recognizes exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.

Seven WVU students earn Fulbright Scholarships

The seven West Virginia University students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad over the next year, part of the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program.

Two WVU students earn Boren Scholarships to study abroad

West Virginia University students Hunter Moore and Christelle Temple will fully immerse themselves in learning Russian and Swahili, respectively, after earning the prestigious Boren Scholarship, providing students from diverse fields the opportunity to travel to areas critical to United States interests and national security.

Two WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Ariana Burks and Matthew Kinzer, both West Virginia natives, will spend two months learning Arabic and Japanese, respectively, while traveling abroad this summer as West Virginia University recipients of the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.