Eberly News

Shape your destiny: Ashley Morgan

When our students aren’t in the classroom, they’re learning in the real world. Because sometimes it’s these experiences that make the best lessons. For Master of Public Administration student Ashley Morgan, that meant interning in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs in Fall 2016. There, it was her duty to assist the office staff as they worked with senators and representatives. Morgan received support for her internship from the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences A. Keith & Sandra F. McClung Enrichment Endowment.

“We invest in our people”

It’s often said that West Virginia’s biggest asset is its people. That sentiment is shared by Blake Humphrey, junior economics and political science dual-major at West Virginia University.

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WVU Eberly College announces 2016-17 Outstanding Teacher Award recipients

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named three recipients of the 2016-17 Outstanding Teaching Award: Daniel Brewster, Kristina Hash and Alex Snow.  

WVU students selected for legislative internships

Six students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will serve in the West Virginia State Legislature this semester. 

A 'minor apocalypse': Historian publishes first English text on history of Warsaw in World War I

Little is known about the history of Warsaw, Poland during World War I. Public memory of Warsaw’s role in the Great War has been obscured by the terror, violence, genocide and physical destruction during World War II. 

‘No one ever thinks they’re going to be a refugee’

According to the United Nations, each minute 24 people flee their home because of violence or persecution.

Shape your destiny: Richie Rosencrance

When our students aren’t in the classroom, they’re learning in the real world. Because sometimes it’s these experiences that make the best lessons. For May 2015 graduate Richie Rosencrance, that meant participating in an archaeological field school in Oregon, excavating a Paleoindian site. That experience led him to his current work as a cultural resource technician at the Great Basin Institute in Reno, Nev.

Put some putty on it

Chemistry professor exploring use of putty to collect gun residue samples

Echoes discovered in chemical reactions

Echoes exist in many forms: reflections of sound in acoustics, signal reflections in telecommunication frequencies, even Amazon’s new “smart” speaker. 

Political science to host pre-inauguration events

Following a divisive presidential campaign and tumultuous election of president-elect Donald Trump, the Department of Political Science at West Virginia University is set to host two pre-inauguration events to contemplate the future of the American presidency.