West Virginia University continues to rank among the nation’s elite research institutions as reflected in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Only 120 of the nation’s 4,500 colleges and universities attain this ranking.
West Virginia University has joined forces with two other notable universities to open the door to new resources in international business education and research. The Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy, which is housed in the WVU College of Business and Economics, is now part of an international regional business consortium with George Washington University, and is included in its Center for International Business Education and Research.
West Virginia University’s quest for innovation can be seen in the way it addresses curriculum for students who face an ever-changing job market, the issues facing the Mountain State and in its groundbreaking research, President Gordon Gee said Monday in his annual State of the University address.
Despite recent export-driven gains, the state’s coal output is expected to plateau during the next two years before seeing persistent production declines over the next two decades, according to the latest long-term coal forecast from West Virginia University.
Four factors increase the odds that a patient will wind up on chronic opioid therapy, suggests research conducted by a team of researchers led by Nilanjana Dwibedi, assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.
A group of counties in eastern West Virginia has turned to West Virginia University to develop a strategic action plan for its future. WVU’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research will lead a team of expert organizations who will prepare the plan in an effort to promote economic development in West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands region. The plan will encompass Pendleton, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy and Mineral counties, which compose the Region 8 Planning and Development Council.
A small group of students at West Virginia University have undertaken class projects that will ultimately provide economic data to various regions of the state, and help those regions better understand their opportunities and challenges.
A West Virginia University study has found that the Mountain State will see a brighter picture for its manufacturing industry in the near future, but that many manufacturers in West Virginia need to adapt to “Smart Manufacturing” to help make the industry more efficient and profitable.
Cutting Medicaid in West Virginia would have substantial economic impact on the state's economy, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research in West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics.