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West Virginia is shaped by geology

WVU geologist gives tour of state's 'roadside geology' in new book

WVU chemists find new frontier for pharmaceutical development

West Virginia University chemists have developed an experiment to improve the efficiency of creating new medicine. 

Beneath the surface: WVU students cave in Cuba

WVU students cave in Cuba

WVU researchers to study Fallout 76 gamers' perceptions of West Virginia

Through the coming weeks, video gamers will be blasting away mutated monsters, exploring nuked country roads and rebuilding America, a noble duty that begins in virtual West Virginia. 

WVU anthropology student to present research at 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association

Wheeling, West Virginia, native London Orzolek will present her research on first-generation college students at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association on Thursday, Nov. 15 in San Jose, California. Orzolek is a West Virginia University senior studying anthropology and women’s and gender studies with a minor in development studies. She is also the president and founder of the WVU Anthropology Club and a member of the Pi Beta Phi women’s fraternity, the honors society Order of Omega, anthropology honors society Lambda Alpha and the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Association, a WVU student organization. In celebration of National First-Generation College Student Day, she sat down with us to discuss her research and plans for the future.