Articles for the month of January 2021
‘Honey, I’m home – all the time:’ Pandemic life for married couples can lead to sadness, anger
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the more a person felt their spouse disrupted their daily routine, the more they viewed their relationship as turbulent, according to new research from the Department of Communication Studies.
Eberly College names first associate dean for social justice, faculty development and innovation
Maria del Guadalupe "Lupe" Davidson has been promoted to serve as associate dean for social justice, faculty development and innovation in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Davidson came to WVU in fall 2019 to serve as the Eberly College’s director and academic coordinator for social justice affairs and professor of women’s and gender studies.
WVU astrophysicist named international Highly Cited Researcher
Astrophysicist Maura McLaughlin has been named a 2020 Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science, one of the world’s top research awards.
Psychologist offers five tips for managing socio-political stress
If you’re reeling from the news and the political strife in our country, you’re not alone. You may benefit from some coping methods suggested by the Department of Psychology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University. Shari Steinman, assistant professor of clinical psychology who researches anxiety disorders, and two graduate students, Gabby Ponzini and Kelsey Evey, created five simple tips:
NANOGrav finds possible ‘first hints’ of low-frequency gravitational wave background
In data gathered and analyzed over 13 years, the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves Physics Frontiers Center, featuring researchers from the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, has found an intriguing low-frequency signal that may be attributable to gravitational waves.