A publication produced by the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics has been recognized with the national Award of Excellence for Print Publications by the Association for University Business and Economic Research.
A recent study at West Virginia University found that there is a progressive place in the market for urgent care centers, not only from the perspective of positive health outcomes in rural areas but also from an entrepreneurial point of view.
West Virginia’s presence on the world energy stage jumped significantly Thursday (Nov. 9) as China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd., one of the world’s largest energy companies and a long-time research and development partner of West Virginia University, announced an agreement that will bring $83.7 billion to the state.
The WVU Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $1.375 million grant from Frontlines of Communities in the United States to identify and link to care patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C at several WVU Medicine clinical sites.
Every possible energy source exists within 100 miles of West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus, so it only makes sense that the University explores a variety of sustainable ways to heat and cool some 250 buildings on nearly 2,000 acres. And in keeping with its “Go First” motto, WVU could become home to the first geothermal direct-use heating and cooling system in the eastern United States.
Donna Hoylman Peduto, executive director of the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative and long-time educational policy expert, has been recognized by National Association of State Boards of Education for her commitment to translating public policy into practice to ensure that all West Virginia students have access to equal educational opportunities.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Ann Chester $270,000 for one year to help high-schoolers forge those “magical relationships” and consider a career in science, technology, engineering or math.
Prescription medications, including antidepressants and pain medications, can have various side effects and risks, and a West Virginia University researcher is examining whether patients understand the risks associated with driving. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU School of Public Health’s Injury Control Research Center, led a study on driver awareness of the potential effects of prescription medications.
Water is the driving force of all nature, but how do people react when an area begins to run out of water? Martina Angela Caretta, assistant professor of geography at West Virginia University, seeks to answer that question in a report she co-authored for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.