Sports leagues may want to consider calling a timeout on reopening their doors to fans, based on new West Virginia University-led research that links an uptick in seasonal flu deaths to U.S. cities with pro sports teams.
A new international and multidisciplinary partnership between the WVU Department of Forensic and Investigative Science and the Costa Rican government is working to build the country’s capacity for law enforcement, forensic laboratories and legal medicine – and lifting it up as a model for better criminal justice practices across Central America.
Every spring semester, Laurel Cook and her Marketing class take on Morgantown-area small businesses as clients for a Google Ads campaign, a project aimed at boosting their online presence and brand awareness. It also gives the students experiential learning – in other words, real-world experience.
The five-county area comprising West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands could improve economically by embracing and promoting its regional identity, according to a new study by three West Virginia University centers.
Researchers from West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics are revving up a project that will explore road pavement quality and traffic safety, thanks to funding from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Heather Stephens, assistant professor of resource economics and management at West Virginia University, found that shale development negatively impacts house prices, particularly for houses with private water and close proximity to the mountains.
Pro sports do not translate to increased tourism dollars in terms of hotel demand, based on recent findings by Brad Humphreys, professor, and Adam Nowak, associate professor, of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.
An economic impact study released today (June 20) by the West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research concludes that even in years when The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve is not hosting a national Scout Jamboree, it pours $28 million into the economy, supports 280 jobs and generates almost $1 million in state and local tax revenue.
A West Virginia University economist believes the natural gas industry could have a tremendous impact on the state’s economy, and that the development of public policy and infrastructure in West Virginia can help bring about substantial economic impact from the fossil fuel.