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Burns hotter, costs cheaper: WVU engineer selected for prestigious ARPA-E program

 A new engineering research project at West Virginia University has the potential to make a demonstrable impact on the efficiency of electricity generation in the United States, decreasing carbon emi…
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Shooting for the moon: WVU qualifies for final round of NASA Centennial Challenge

The robotics team at West Virginia University has set its sights on the moon, launching off a long history of success in robotics competitions and NASA Centennial Challenges. After a year of competit…
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WVU Pharmacy professor drives effort to administer COVID-19 vaccine to West Virginia teachers

As West Virginia primary and secondary school students prepare for in-person instruction next week, an associate professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy is organizing the effort …
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Diversity & Society: New course encourages students to become comfortable with the uncomfortable

Diversity & Society: New course encourages students to become comfortable with the uncomfortable

In a newly developed course, West Virginia University undergraduate and graduate students will have an opportunity to expand how they think about diversity, power, oppression, social justice and more…
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Common workplace interactions can trigger suicidal thoughts for employees with mood disorders

Ignoring a colleague’s greeting or making a sarcastic comment in the workplace may actually do more harm than intended, according to West Virginia University research.Perceived low-grade forms of wor…
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Presidential inaugurations boost tourism, but not this year, WVU economist says

While new research from West Virginia University economists finds that presidential inaugurations have gained popularity as must-see tourist events in recent years, major security threats will keep v…
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WVU’s Lyons to chair NCAA Division I Council

West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has added another chairmanship to his impressive resume of accomplishments. He was recently appointed chair of the NCAA Division I Council, …
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WVU Public Health professor aims to better understand the needs of pregnant women with substance use disorder through telehealth data

Dr. Brian Hendricks, a research assistant professor with the West Virginia University School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, is trying to better understand the needs of a historically …
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WVU receives grant to pilot drinking water testing program

Jason Hubbart, an educator and researcher at West Virginia University, is acutely aware of the importance of quality drinking water in a society and for its people and he is compelled to help others …
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WVU pays tribute to alumnus, longtime supporter George Farmer Jr.

West Virginia University alumnus George R. Farmer Jr. was a successful attorney who devoted his career to carrying on the giving tradition of one of West Virginia’s most celebrated benefactors. In do…
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WVU Foundation initiative provides nearly $281K to students in need

As West Virginia University prepares for the spring semester, the generosity of Mountaineer Nation is empowering students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to proceed with their education.As of late …
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Legal education innovator and leader to serve as next dean of WVU College of Law

An experienced academic leader and patent law expert has been selected as the next William J. Maier, Jr. Dean of the West Virginia University College of Law.Amelia Smith Rinehart’s appointment was an…
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The link to COVID-19 herd immunity is in the supply chain, says WVU business expert

The journey of the COVID-19 vaccine – from the factory to the needle injected into a patient - is not immune to breaks in the supply chain.John Saldanha knows firsthand from his time in the Merchant …
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WVU provides updates ahead of spring semester, which begins Jan. 19

The spring semester begins on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and West Virginia University is sharing details to help students, faculty and staff stay safe and abide by the University’s guidance to protect the cam…
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President Gee: ‘Democracy is sacred, strong and will always prevail – even in the darkest of times’

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee wrote to the University Community Friday (Jan. 8), noting that America’s democracy will prevail in spite of the violence in Washington, D.C., Wednesday (…
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