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WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Two West Virginia University undergraduate students — James Campbell and Felicia Carrara — are recipients of the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship and will study foreign languages abroad this summer.

WVU alumna awarded Rangel Fellowship to pursue foreign service career

West Virginia University alumna and global citizen Giana Loretta is a recipient of the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. The Shinnston native is the second WVU alumnus to secure the prestigious fellowship which provides up to $42,000 annually for two years to students who plan to earn master’s degrees and begin careers in the foreign service.

Top WVU seniors named, eight honored with 2024 Order of Augusta

Eight members of the West Virginia University Class of 2024 who have made remarkable achievements across academic disciplines while using the power of purpose to serve others and foster innovation for a sustainable future are among the talented student leaders honored with the Order of Augusta, the most prestigious University student award.

Five WVU students named prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Five West Virginia University students have joined an elite group of researchers who’ve been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a program aimed at supporting graduate education in STEM-based fields. They are Austin Braniff, Kara Cunningham, Courtney Glenn, Ashley Martsen-Poulin and Megan Weaver.

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.