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WVU professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship

A West Virginia University professor who will focus on the increased visitor use in protected areas and greenspaces in Austria during the COVID-19 pandemic—including the negative effects — has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the fall 2021 semester.

WVU student recognized for environmental research as Udall Scholar

West Virginia University student Teagan Kuzniar was first drawn to environmental issues after a guest lecture in her high school science class from a member of the Friends of Deckers Creek, a non-profit organization that works to clean-up and protect the Deckers Creek Watershed from environmental degradation.

WVU celebrates graduates with in-person commencement

Following a year of missed milestones, celebrations and traditions, West Virginia University’s first in-person commencement ceremony since December 2019 ushered in a renewed sense of optimism for the nearly 4,500 graduates who walked across the stage to receive their diplomas in four ceremonies this weekend (May 15-16).

WVU receives NSF grant to transition large fungal collection to University of Kansas

For more than 30 years, the world’s largest collection of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi – the “good” kind essential for sustaining plant life – has been rooted at West Virginia University. Over the next several years, the tiny, soil-dwelling residents of the International Culture Collection of (Vesicular) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi will be relocated to the University of Kansas thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.