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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. 

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

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

Many voices: Building a consortium of small scholarly societies

In a political and economic climate where the value of academic scholarship continues to be questioned, one professor is leading the charge for its sustainability. 


Shape your destiny: Frankie Peterson-Burch

English alumna Frankie Peterson-Burch uses English to comprehend, synthesize and analyze her research in nursing. Here she shares what she’s been up to since earning her degree in English in 2009.


Eberly faculty honored for mentoring undergraduate students in research

Two professors who have engaged students in their research have received the 2017 Faculty Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research Mentoring at West Virginia University.

Libraries and Honors College name two Munn Scholars

West Virginia University Libraries and the Honors College selected Hayley Harman and Janelle Vickers as 2017 Robert F. Munn Undergraduate Library Scholars.

English professor explores uncharted waterscapes in new book

A West Virginia University English professor explains that humans are not as separate from the environment and elements as they may think. 

Pursuing your passion through English

When West Virginia University was established in 1867, only five majors were offered: classics, science, philosophy, pre-med and modern literature.