Wood named WVU Energy Institute interim director as Anderson moves to NETL

James F. Wood has been appointed interim director of the West Virginia University Energy Institute, replacing Brian Anderson, named Friday (Nov. 9) to lead the National Energy Technology Laboratory, the only federally-operated National Laboratory in the Department of Energy system.

Statewide partnership celebrates health outcomes

A unique West Virginia-based healthcare partnership is ending, following a 10-year collaboration. The Weight Management Program, a community-based diet and exercise program, reached 33 counties through approximately 100 fitness centers around the Mountain state.

WV Forward, DRWV host roundtable on urgency to reduce national security backlog to accelerate job growth in West Virginia

The increasing national backlog of security clearance approval hinders West Virginia’s ability to take advantage of one of the nation’s fasting growing economic sectors, prompting two development groups to convene a discussion Friday (Oct. 12) with Senator Joe Manchin, representatives from the office of Senator Shelley Moore Capito, and array of government officials and industry to discuss how to chip away at the buildup.

Gee: Fear of failure must not stop WVU, state from meeting challenges

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.

WVU researchers focus on school-based healthcare in Appalachia

An interdisciplinary team of is investigating how children’s health and education outcomes can be improved through school-based health centers. To address these challenges, Simon Haeder, an assistant professor of political science, and Sara Anderson, an assistant professor of child development and family studies, have been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program.