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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. 

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman to visit WVU as Leader-in-Residence March 26-28

Opposition to the nearly 1200-mile-long Dakota Access Pipeline, intended to transport crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois, is still drawing international attention following many months of widespread public protest.

WVU receives software gift from Schlumberger

For 10 years, geology students at West Virginia University have accessed the same software used by oil and gas companies worldwide, expanding their marketability for industry jobs. 

WVU expert calls plan to replace Affordable Care Act ‘harmful’ for West Virginia

A health care policy expert at West Virginia University explains that the proposed American Health Care Act could be “particularly harmful for West Virginia” in the loss of individual coverage and more than $1 billion in federal funds, as well as a loss of 15,000 jobs. 

Students establish non-profit organization to benefit families in Monongalia County

Three students at West Virginia University played a key role in creating a local non-profit organization that provides resources to students and community members in need.

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.