Articles for the month of January 2019
WVU students selected for legislative internships
Throughout the 60-day legislative session, which ran from Jan. 9 through March 9, the interns observed the making of public policy, study how legislative decisions are made and aid legislators in their daily work activities.
Honors College names four Eberly College faculty as 2019-2020 Fellows
How does money influence politics, society and current events worldwide? What can films teach us about how everyday citizens view and understand important historical events? How bold and inquisitive should we be when facing the unknown? Students will have the opportunity to answer these questions and more this fall through new courses developed by the third cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows at West Virginia University.
WVU student named Newman Civic Fellow to help high school students connect to scholarships
As a first-generation college student, David Laub is attuned to the disparities in opportunities for students like him especially if they come from a low-income background. For his efforts to connect top West Virginia University students with high school students, he has been awarded the Newman Civic Fellowship.
WVU public administration students compete in global public policy simulation
Four West Virginia University public administration students brought their public policy implementation skills to the global stage in February.
WVU political scientist receives $1.1 million Minerva Award
A political scientist at West Virginia University is researching the vulnerability of states that border a hostile, larger power and how that proximity affects the ability of those countries to provide basic services to their people.
WVU physics student named art contest finalist at national magnetism conference
Mina Aziziha, a physics PhD student, was a finalist in the 2019 Intermag-Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Conference's Magnetism as Art contest in Washington, D.C.
Eberly College faculty named 2018-2019 Benedum Distinguished Scholars
Four exceptional faculty members at West Virginia University have been named 2018-2019 Benedum Distinguished Scholars in recognition of the high caliber of their research and scholarly activity:
WVU’s graduate Public Administration program jumps in US News rankings
West Virginia University’s master’s program in public administration jumped 41 spots in the latest rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday (March 12), the most significant move among the nine programs and more than 10 specialties included in the rankings.
WVU student named finalist for Truman Scholarship
Kassandra Colón’s passion to cultivate inclusive spaces and improve cultural representation in the classroom has only grown through her experiences at West Virginia University. Her commitment to community engagement has led to her selection as a finalist for the prestigious Truman Scholarship, the premier award for those who are pursuing careers in public service.