The WVU Campus Read has partnered with the Department of Biology to bring an exhibit called Outbreak! Epidemics in a Connected World to campus from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.
Concerns about women’s empowerment are a public health and policy issue in the U.S., Mexico and throughout the world. Using the sport of soccer, a West Virginia University team aims to enhance young women’s empowerment through leadership development.
While many students enter college without the necessary skills to study and learn effectively, they can cultivate positive study habits after they arrive. A new cross-unit collaboration will help move WV Forward by preparing rural, underrepresented Appalachian West Virginia University students for long-term computational careers in West Virginia’s evolving workforce environment.
WVU is among the first to receive National Science Foundation awards for the INCLUDES Alliances. The WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education will provide the central coordination of the research efforts across the five partnering entities in our Alliance.
A West Virginia University chemist is working to improve fuel efficiencies in transportation and power generation. Fabien Goulay, an associate professor in the C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry, is investigating combustion reaction mechanisms, which take place in power generators like engines and turbines.
The old saying goes “where there’s smoke, there’s fire,” and a few West Virginia University faculty believe the adage holds true when looking at the potential for West Virginia’s apple growers to develop and market a unique food item that could become the hottest new snack — dried, smoked apple chunks.
Four students pursuing doctoral degrees at West Virginia University are receiving funding through the Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellowship Program. The seventh class of fellows includes Hannah Clipp, Michelle Frankot, Dylan Linville and Lakyn Sanders.