Articles for the month of January 2018
WVU English professor awarded prestigious Carnegie fellowship
West Virginia University English professor Stephanie Foote has been named one of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for her work related to cultural production in and around the Anthropocene, the geological epoch in which human activity has had a global effect on Earth’s climate and environment.
Plein co-authors WV KIDS COUNT brief on children's issues
WV KIDS COUNT, in partnership with WVU Medicine Children’s and the WVU Rockefeller School of Public Policy and Politics, released the second in a series of six issue briefs on the well-being of children and families in West Virginia. This issue brief, “Accounting for Enrollment Success and Considering the Challenges Ahead for Children’s Health Insurance,” credits West Virginia for its Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outreach and enrollment efforts.
Taste testing: Faculty exchange program brings professor from Mexico to WVU
Faculty exchange program brings professor from Mexico to WVU
History professor awarded fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies
Macabe Keliher, assistant professor of history at West Virginia University, was recently awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Program in China Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship.
WVU student researching effects of reproductive politics on West Virginia women
West Virginia University junior Ashley Brash is researching the effects of reproductive politics on women in West Virginia.
Air Force veteran wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
As a child in Texas, Rodney Elliott dreamed of going to college and studying science but it was a dream deferred because of family finances. He joined the Air Force and, after a 20-year career, enrolled at West Virginia University gaining accolades, not just from his professors, but by winning the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering—the Goldwater Scholarship.
57 WVU students travel to Nicaragua to address medical needs
For the last nine years, the West Virginia University Global Medical and Dental Brigades groups have worked in collaboration with Global Brigades to facilitate work in Latin America.
Two WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships
This summer, two West Virginia University students will study abroad as recipients of the highly competitive U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship.
Popp receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award
Brian Popp, assistant professor of chemistry at West Virginia University, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award.