WVU Psychology to host leading social psychology scholar April 20 and 21
The West Virginia University Department of Psychology will host Barbara L. Fredrickson, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, on April 20 and 21 for lectures on the power of positivity.
Sociologist studies affordable housing, community, and the lives of New York City’s middle class in new book
Between 14th and 23rd streets in New York City lies an 80-acre community along the East River called Stuyvesant Town.
A WVU biology professor asks: How do electric fish process signal patterns?
Research on fish may lead to breakthroughs in neuroscience and how sensory information is processed.
WVU Eberly College announces 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award recipients
Geography students featured on Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval
Metronews Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval recently featured two students from the West Virginia University Department of Geology and Geography and the West Virginia Geographic Information Science (GIS) Technical Center and their ongoing work to create a digital database for engineering plans for West Virginia roadways.
Mary L. Thomas Lecture Series to feature University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Dov Cohen
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has announced that Dov Cohen, the next speaker in the Mary L. Thomas Lecture series, will present “Honor, Dignity, and Face” March 14 at 4:00 p.m. in Ming Hsieh 122.
WVU astrophysicist part of research team that discovers mysterious cosmic radio bursts are found to repeat
A global team of astronomers, including one from West Virginia University, have for the first time detected repeating short-duration bursts of radio waves from an enigmatic source which is likely located well beyond the edge of the Milky Way galaxy. The findings indicate that these “fast radio bursts,” or FRBs, come from an extremely powerful object which occasionally produces multiple bursts in under a minute.
West Virginia University invites educators to campus to discuss classroom success and inform policymakers March 5
While educators face the increasing challenge of shaping America's youth with decreasing budgets, West Virginia University is encouraging teachers to brainstorm ways to lessen the gap by sharing classroom success strategies and developing metrics to rethink how education spending and performance are linked.