Articles for the month of January 2017
West Virginia Writers' Workshop expands focus to health and healing
In the midst of ongoing 21st century health care challenges, authors are supporting patient care and overcoming discrepancies in doctor-patient communication through narrative medicine.
Shape your destiny: Johnathan M. Holifield
Johnathan M. Holifield, political science ’88, is an advocate for community development and economic competitiveness. In addition to co-founding ScaleUp Partners, a consulting agency encouraging the creation of competitive communities, Holifield recently published his first book, “The Future Economy and Inclusive Competitiveness.”
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.
Geography professor awarded Fulbright Senior Scholarship
Amy Hessl will travel to Australia to study the southern hemisphere’s climate history
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.
Student diplomats recognized at spring National Model United Nations Conference
A team of students at West Virginia University had the opportunity to represent Cuba and Antigua and Barbuda at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City in April.
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.
Meet the Grads: Phillip Irion
After Phillip Irion was accepted into his dream school ---West Virginia University, of course ---he knew he wanted to pursue a degree in science. But which science? Unsure of what science degree he wanted to pursue, Irion ultimately declared a major in forensic and investigative science with an emphasis in forensic biology.