Gee: Fear of failure must not stop WVU, state from meeting challenges

West Virginia University’s quest for innovation can be seen in the way it addresses curriculum for students who face an ever-changing job market, the issues facing the Mountain State and in its groundbreaking research, President Gordon Gee said Monday in his annual State of the University address.

WVU researchers focus on school-based healthcare in Appalachia

An interdisciplinary team of is investigating how children’s health and education outcomes can be improved through school-based health centers. To address these challenges, Simon Haeder, an assistant professor of political science, and Sara Anderson, an assistant professor of child development and family studies, have been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program.

WVU to help build robust pipeline of West Virginia mathematics teachers

West Virginia University’s College of Education and Human Services and Center for Excellence in STEM Education are set to implement a new project that will promote the support and development of mathematics teachers in West Virginia. The one-year project, “Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers: A Networked Improvement Community Building Capacity for Mathematics Teacher Leadership in West Virginia,” will be funded by a $75,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program.

Record number of WVU students named Gilman Scholars

A record number of West Virginia University students are traveling the world in 2018 as Gilman Scholars. The 14 students, all West Virginia residents, represent a variety of majors and will study on five continents.