Articles for the month of October 2023
Powerful new GPU computing resources available to researchers across state
Faculty and student researchers at WVU and any other university or college in West Virginia can now request access to the new high performance computing cluster called Dolly Sods.
WVU researcher advances the study of the human dimensions of cave and karst science and conservation in the Caribbean
What do caves and human geography have in common? That’s what West Virginia University’s María Alejandra Pérez, Associate Professor of Geography at the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences, will be considering as she studies “ecologies of participation” in karst regions of Puerto Rico.
WVU researchers team up with middle school students to study potential benefits of acid rain
West Virginia University biologists will tap local eighth graders for help on research studying what happens when acid rain stops falling.
Education in Prison Initiative Improves Access and Equity in Appalachia
It’s 7:00 a.m. and WVU graduate student Destinee Harper is dressing carefully for a day of teaching. Nothing too tight or see through, no open-toed shoes, no jacket, no cardigan or shirt with pockets. She wants to make sure she is allowed in the classroom. “I think that was a big part of that first week, was [sic] making sure that we were abiding by these rules, that they would let us in and that they wouldn't have a reason to say, no, you can't come in and learn in this space.”
WVU charting public policy model to address state’s opioid crisis
While solutions for addressing the opioid crisis often involve either beefing up law enforcement or widening the scope of health services, West Virginia University researchers said they believe the best approach is a synergistic mix of both.
WVRHC to host “Women Making History” exhibit opening
Monday, October 16, at 5 p.m. in WVU’s Downtown Library — “Women Making History” is a collaborative exhibit that features sections written and curated by students in the WVU History department as well as faculty and staff from WVU Libraries.
WVU researcher works to fast-track traditional research methods for quantum discoveries
Decades-long searches for new quantum materials may now take much less time, according to a West Virginia University researcher who is speeding up the tedious process.