Articles for the month of January 2019
Thirty Eberly College students selected for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
West Virginia University’s
Office of Undergraduate Research, students can participate in research as early
as their first semester on campus. Every semester, many Eberly College students
take advantage of the resources provided by this office to match with faculty conducting
research in their disciplines. The
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience is an eight-week summer undergraduate
research experience for students interested in careers in research or graduate
within their disciplines. The selected students receive a stipend and conduct research full-time during those eight weeks. Congratulations to the 30 Eberly College students participating in SURE for 2019!
WVU students selected to present research as part of Posters on the Hill
Two West Virginia University students’ novel research on ergot alkaloids and their importance to the fields of agriculture and medicine will take them to Capitol Hill to present their findings to members of Congress.
WVU recognizes three Eberly College faculty members as Foundation Outstanding Teachers for 2019
Six West Virginia University faculty members have been recognized with the University’s 2019 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, which honors exceptional professors who go above and beyond to inspire their students. This year’s honorees are:
Batter up: WVU student improving baseball team’s analytics
WVU student improving baseball team's analytics
WVU student using trip abroad to further health campaign research
West Virginia University student Kylie Wilson is using her research on health campaigns to improve the lives of individuals who suffer from mental illness.
Center for Resilient Communities seeking applicants for 2019-2020 Community Leadership and Social Action Fellowship
The Center for Resilient Communities is seeking current WVU students for its 2019-2020 Community Leadership and Social Action Fellowship. The year-long program will cultivate the next generation of leaders for social action in Appalachian communities and beyond.
Five WVU, Eberly College women named Fulbright Scholars
Five West Virginia University women have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English abroad next year.
Two Eberly College faculty honored with newly-expanded award for undergraduate research mentoring
West Virginia University’s Office of the Provost has announced the recipients of the 2019 Faculty Award for Distinction in Mentoring Undergraduates in Research, expanded this year to honor faculty members in four categories: behavioral and social sciences, biosciences and health sciences, humanities and the arts, and physical sciences and technology.
Focus on cultural representation in education leads to WVU’s 24th Truman Scholar
Kassandra Colón, a West Virginia University student committed to improving cultural representation in the classroom, has been named the University’s 24th Truman Scholar, the nation’s top graduate fellowship award for aspiring public service leaders.
Maxon named recipient of WVU’s inaugural outstanding graduate research mentoring award
Robert Maxon , professor in West Virginia University’s Department of History, has been named the recipient of the inaugural Faculty Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Mentoring for his work with PhD students studying African History.