Articles for the month of June 2018
WVU biology student receives NASA grant to study the brain
Area youth tour FBI Biometric Center of Excellence with WVU Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative
For aspiring crime scene investigators, a personal tour of the FBI is what dreams are made of.
Psychology alumna elected as American Medical Association president-elect
Patrice A. Harris, M.D., a psychiatrist from Atlanta, Georgia, was elected as the new president-elect of the American Medical Association (AMA) June 12 by physicians gathered at the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates in Chicago.
WVU School of Social Work names 2018 Harbert Outstanding Achievement in Aging Award recipient
WVU physicist receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award
In the heat of the space race in 1958 between the United States and the Soviet Union, James Van Allen discovered Earth’s radiation belt. The belt is located at 500 to 60,000 kilometers above Earth’s surface and is populated with energetic “killer” electrons that create a hazardous environment for satellites and other spacecrafts operating within this zone.