Eberly News

Defying boundaries

Geology alumni support field camps 

keegan lester

Shape your destiny: Keegan Lester

Keegan Lester, an alumnus of the Department of English at West Virginia University, talks about what he’s been up to since graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing, as well as his book, “this shouldn’t be beautiful but it was & it’s all i had so i drew it,” which won the 2016 Slope Editions Book Prize.

Video games offer active military and veterans coping mechanism for stress

Growing up in a military family, Jaime Banks is accustomed to the transient yet structured life of military service.  

Rose Casey

WVU Eberly faculty awarded West Virginia Humanities Council fellowships

Six faculty members within the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been awarded fellowships from the West Virginia Humanities Council. This year’s recipients are Rose Casey, Catherine Gouge, Matthew Jacobsmeier, Jamie Shinn, Michele Stephens and Jesse Wozniak. 

Ashley Fox

Shape your destiny: Ashley Fox

International studies and political science alumna Ashley Fox’s education has prepared her for her role as digital media coordinator at Brookings Institution where she is responsible for curating and managing content for Brookings Institution’s digital media channels. Here she shares what she’s been up to since earning her degree in 2013.

Communication studies students promote law enforcement motor vehicle safety

With motor vehicle incidents as a leading cause of on-the-job police officer deaths, communication studies students at West Virginia University put their skills to work to develop and test motor vehicle safety messages with law enforcement officers across the nation.  

The “H” word: fighting negative language stereotypes in Appalachia

WVU linguistics expert Kirk Hazen advises filmmakers on stigma surrounding Appalachian dialects