Eberly News

School of Social Work receives federal funding to address opioid addiction

Social workers at West Virginia University are leading the way in opioid treatment and prevention in West Virginia, where overdose rates are the highest in the U.S. 

Thinking ‘follower first’: A new approach to leadership studies

Could changing the focus of leadership studies from the leader to the follower produce more substantial gains within the discipline?

Claire Vaye Watkins

Watkins to give reading as Virginia Butts Sturm Writer-in-Residence

Author Claire Vaye Watkins will give a reading as the 2018 Virginia Butts Sturm Writer-in-Residence at West Virginia University. She will read on Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Milano Reading Room of the WVU Downtown Library. In addition to her reading, which is free and open to the public, she will work with WVU creative writing students for the week. 

WVU team to promote women’s empowerment in Mexico through soccer

Concerns about women’s empowerment are a public health and policy issue in the U.S., Mexico and throughout the world. Using the sport of soccer, a  West Virginia University team aims to enhance young women’s empowerment through leadership development.  

WVU astronomer to study the “extreme universe” with international team

A West Virginia University astronomer is working to locate the origin of fast radio bursts coming from outside the Milky Way Galaxy.  

Geology grad receives GeoCUR Award for Outstanding Research

Alumna Holly Pettus (BS Geology, 2018) is among 15 undergraduate students from universities across the nation to be recognized for her outstanding research with the 2018 GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research. Her research focused on investigating the origin of potassium feldspar (K-feldspar) megacrysts from a small granitoid intrusion in western Nevada. 

Religion vs. science: Shaping graduate students’ identities

Could graduate students’ religious beliefs prevent them from gaining confidence as scientists? A West Virginia University sociologist is exploring the conflicts between graduate students’ religious and professional identities and how those conflicts influence their career goals.  

Appalachian Prison Book Project to host Walk for Justice

WVU student organization advocates for more educational opportunities and materials in prisons through new event

Environmental geoscience student explores Tanzania through Eberly College Academic Enrichment Fund

Environmental geoscience student explores Tanzania through Eberly College Academic Enrichment Fund