Eberly News

Articles for the month of September 2017

Emily Bausher, a graduate student in the geology master of science program at West Virginia University, and her adviser, associate professor of geology Dorothy Vesper, are measuring the quantity and quality of the water along Peters Mountain in collaboration with the Indian Creek Watershed Association.

Where is all the water from?

Nearly 80 percent of residents in Monroe County, W.Va. rely on local springs along Peters Mountain as their water source, whether it’s through their own private well or a public water service. 

Paul Ziemkiewicz

WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference

West Virginia University professors Paul Ziemkiewicz, Shikha Sharma and Tim Carr will present research on technology in the shale industry at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Benedum Scholars

WVU's Benedum Distinguished Scholars to present public lectures

The four 2016-17 Claude Worthington Benedum Distinguished Scholars at West Virginia University will present highlights of their award-wining research in individual lectures this fall, beginning this week. All members of the campus and local community are invited to attend these lectures and the receptions following. 

Denise Conroy

More than a memory

Political science alumna honors late father through scholarship 

Justin Mathias

WVU biology students investigate the impact of climate change on Appalachian forests

Biology students at West Virginia University are studying the impact of climate change on the forests of the Appalachian Mountains.

Kristina Hash

Change never ages

WVU introduces new gerontology minor 

Lian Li

WVU physicists chase new ‘wave’ of condensed matter research

Just one year after arriving at West Virginia University, physicist Lian Li is taking physics research to new frontiers.  

Chief Oren Lyons

WVU Native American Studies Program to host 25th anniversary peace tree events Oct. 8-10

The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its annual Peace Tree Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

Stephanie Foote is the first West Virginia University faculty member to be chosen for a National Humanities Center Fellowship. 

Foote is in residence at the National Humanities Center in Durham, N.C. for the 2017-18 academic year while working on her book about waste. 

In “The Art of Waste: Narrative, Trash, and Contemporary Culture,” Foote plans to examine the role of garbage in narrating the relationship of American culture to environmental crisis.

Discovering the art of waste

WVU English professor named a fellow of the National Humanities Center 

Jon Butler

WVU Department of History to host 7th annual Sen. Rush D. Holt guest lecture Sept. 26

The Department of History at West Virginia University will feature historian and religious studies scholar Jon Butler for its annual Sen. Rush D. Holt Lecture Series.