Eberly News

#WVU150: Eberly Research by the Numbers

  • The Eberly College annually produces $12 million in externally funded research.
  • Eberly College research awards have increased by 51 percent since 2011.
  • In 2016, the Eberly College published 694 journal articles and book chapters and 11 books and monographs. 

WVU to celebrate Einstein during month-long event

Over 100 years ago, Einstein predicted gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time caused by energetic processes in the universe. Just last year, two professors at West Virginia University helped discover gravitational waves and verify Einstein’s theory.

Karen Cardozo

Author, women’s studies professor to give job market talk March 23

Karen Cardozo speaks on the job market and the decision-making process for female graduate students and researchers.

#WVU150: At the heart of education

Arts and sciences disciplines date back to West Virginia University’s 1867 founding. The first faculty taught mental and moral science, ancient languages, English literature, mathematics and military tactics, and philosophy and natural science, the curriculum that (except for military science) composed the College of Arts and Sciences when it was established in 1895. 

Nathaniel Wood

Department of History to host Callahan Lecture March 27

The Department of History at West Virginia University will feature historian Nathaniel Wood  as its 2017 Callahan Lecture speaker. 

Dean R. Gregory Dunaway

A Message to WVU on its 150th Anniversary from Eberly College Dean R. Gregory Dunaway

Dear Colleagues, Students, Alumni, and Friends:

Historian uncovers untold story of early defense contractor, Methodist leader

From rags to riches, an unknown immigrant was a catalyst for industrialization and religion alike in the United States.  

#WVU150: Looking back and moving forward

From humble beginnings dating back to 1867, West Virginia University has become a premier research institution, creating world-changing innovations that are making a lasting impact in the fields that matter most. The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is at the heart of that progress, producing more than $12 million in annually funded research and providing 60 percent of all undergraduate education.

Talking twang

Study examines how dialect impacts learning in Appalachian classrooms 


Holocaust survivor to share her story at WVU on March 22

Holocaust survivor Miriam Katin experienced a lifelong struggle with faith after her traumatic childhood during World War II.