Eberly News

Articles for the month of May 2016

Teresa Hicks

Hicks to receive Outstanding Achievement in Aging award June 8

Teresa Hicks, West Virginia State Health Insurance Program coordinator and in-person assister for the Affordable Care Act, has been named the 2016 Anita S. Harbert Outstanding Achievement in Aging Award recipient.

Department of Geology and Geography hosts deep mapping workshop May 23-24

The WVU Department of Geology and Geography hosted a workshop, “Framing the Methodological Foundations for Deep Mapping and Spatial Storytelling” May 23-24, exploring how to integrate culture and community into geographic information science (GIS).

WVU hosts annual Summer Institute on Aging June 7-9

The School of Social Work and the School of Public Health at West Virginia University will host the 38th Summer Institute on Aging, June 7-9, at the Lakeview Resort and Conference Center in Morgantown.


WVU physicist helps hone in on what sparks one of the most explosive processes in the universe

Scientists are making new discoveries about a process that causes some of the most explosive events in the universe. At the same time, they are answering questions about Earth’s magnetosphere – the protective bubble around Earth that shields the planet from the sun’s constant barrage of superheated, electrically charged particles.

Amanda Stoner

WVU senior from Harpers Ferry named 2016 Udall Scholar

“Water is life. Keep it clean.”

Greg Elmes

Retired WVU geography professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Greg Elmes, professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geography at West Virginia University was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement award by the West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals for his dedication to the study and promotion of geographic information systems (GIS).

Stephen Scott

MEET THE GRADS: Honors student learns to overcome, personally and professionally, at WVU

Growing up in a broken home doesn’t necessarily equate to broken aspirations.

Former Senator Rockefeller

Former WV Senator Jay Rockefeller establishes public service scholarship at WVU

West Virginia University students studying within the new John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics now have the opportunity to earn a scholarship also bearing the former U.S. Senator’s name.