Eberly News

Articles for the month of February 2016

WVU Board of Governors approve new Forensic and Investigative Science Ph.D. program

The WVU Department of Forensic and Investigative Science has taken the lead in forensic science education once again by developing a new Ph.D. program which was approved last week by the West Virginia University Board of Governors.

Katy Ryan Named Eberly Distinguished Professor of Teaching

West Virginia University Associate Professor Katy Ryan has been named an Eberly Distinguished Professor of Teaching. The intent of the distinguished professorship is to retain and reward faculty of the highest quality.

WVU Department of English to host noted author, environmental leader March 1

The Department of English and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University will host two talks by celebrated author and environmental leader Mike Tidwell in conjunction with the Helen Coast Hayes Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 1.

WVU English professor wins award for 'The Newspaper Warrior'

Sometimes, things just fall together in a way that seems like destiny.

WVU researchers offering workshops to help countries understand unconventional gas resources

West Virginia University will provide guidance to a group of international officials seeking to develop unconventional gas resources this spring.

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.

Department of English lecture to address the value of Civil War letters Feb. 10

Letters are among Civil War historians’ most valued and widely used sources, but as a distinctive form of written expression, they are not well understood. They contain a lot of information about the war, but what kind of information, mediated in what ways?

Elizabeth Juckett

“You don't have to have that whole road mapped out right now.”

The Eberly Experience is a series of interviews with faculty covering their personal journeys behind their professional and academic success. Elizabeth Juckett, a professor in the Department of English, has served the University since 1989.

Gift from WVU geology alumni helps create student field experience fund

West Virginia University graduates Pamela (MS ‘88) and Dan (MS ‘89) Billman recently pledged to establish a permanent endowment in support of student field experiences for geology students in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.