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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.

WVU names 2024 Foundation Scholars

The new cohort of West Virginia University Foundation Scholars — recipients of the highest academic scholarship the University awards — includes Ama Ackon-Annan from Woodrow Wilson High School, Isaac Brown from Clay County High School, Liam McCarthy from Musselman High School, Clare Talbott from Elkins High School and Zadie Worley from Liberty (Raleigh) High School.

WVU Collegiate Recovery crafts community along the recovery path

Offering ways for West Virginia University students to find support by forging connections with others, the Collegiate Recovery Program serves the University’s mission of putting students first — no matter the challenges they’re facing.

WVU psychologist ‘reverse engineers’ slot machines to better understand compulsive gambling

A West Virginia University researcher is studying slot machines to determine what makes them a potentially addictive form of gambling. To do so, she will spend the next two years reverse engineering certain structural characteristics of the machines to find out what makes them an immersive product. Her research is supported by the International Center for Responsible Gaming.

Adventure WV offers WVU community members and others many ways to pursue purpose outdoors

Tapping into the landscape of the Mountain State, the West Virginia University Outdoor Education Center — run by Adventure WV — provides members of the University and surrounding communities opportunities to learn more about themselves and others by taking on challenges in nature. April marks the start of the new season for the OEC, located near Coopers Rock, and for Morgantown Adventure Outfitters, located in downtown Morgantown.

2024 WVU Bucklew Scholars vie for Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the Bucklew Scholarship is given to 20 high-achieving West Virginia students accepted to West Virginia University and qualifies them to be considered for the Foundation Scholarship, the University’s highest academic scholarship.