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Working in service: WVU acts as community development catalyst

From building up outdoor recreation throughout the state, to crunching vital numbers for its small communities, to exploring ways small businesses can best market their goods and services, West Virginia University is serving as a community development catalyst in real time and making significant change at ground levels.

Working in service: WVU embedded in fabric of West Virginia communities

In West Virginia’s hills and hollows, its larger cities along interstates and smaller communities on country roads, at ground levels and from broader 365-degree views, West Virginia University students, faculty and staff are working each day in service to the Mountain State.

Gee tells newest WVU graduates success comes from knowing themselves

More than 2,600 West Virginia University graduates participating in two Commencement ceremonies today (Dec. 17) were encouraged to hold fast to values forged as Mountaineers and tap into their unique strengths to live successful lives fueled by purpose.

Growers bugged by pests find help from WVU Extension

Pests are a pain, so the West Virginia University Extension Service is reaching out to growers and gardeners around the state about the dangers of pesticides and how to incorporate safe alternatives — such as barriers, insect traps and introducing predatory insects that feed on pests.

WVU researchers dig into study of manure as organic fertilizer

Led by Elizabeth Rowen, a team of faculty members from the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will study the use of manure as an organic fertilizer with a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.