Eberly News

Articles for the month of February 2024

WVU physicist creates device to accelerate quantum computing technology

WVU physicist creates device to accelerate quantum computing technology

An Eberly College researcher is working to create a collaborative program to investigate the fundamental physics of quantum photonic devices that may help advance the field of quantum computing.

MFA English Alumn and Author Sarah Beth Childers writes ‘Prodigals: A Sister’s Memoir of Appalachia and Loss’

MFA English Alumn and Author Sarah Beth Childers writes ‘Prodigals: A Sister’s Memoir of Appalachia and Loss’

In “Prodigals: A Sister’s Memoir of Appalachia and Loss,” Childers tells a story of love, loss, grief and reckoning with catalysts both internal and external that compelled her beloved brother to live a life outside their family’s norms – and then take that life as an escape from the world where he was sometimes a full-blown participant and at other times a reluctant player.

'A Meteoric Rise' features Physics and Astronomy research and education

'A Meteoric Rise' features Physics and Astronomy research and education

Take a walk through the stately brick and limestone White Hall, home to the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, and you can almost feel it — the electricity of inspired minds. The faculty roster here is impressive even to a lay audience.

Headshot of WVU researcher Amy Gentzler. She is pictured in front of an off white background. She has light blonde hair cut in a bob and is wearing a black, scoop-neck T-shirt.

WVU research reveals possible link between teen personalities, social media preferences and depressive symptoms

Teens using social media are vulnerable to depressive symptoms and some platforms, like TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, may be linked to higher levels of depression than others, according to West Virginia University research.

WVU School of Mathematical and Data Sciences faculty launch successful Math Games Night

WVU School of Mathematical and Data Sciences faculty launch successful Math Games Night

Erin Goodykoontz, Cody Hood and Vicki Sealey from the School of Mathematical and Data Sciences recently traveled to Doddridge County Middle School to host the inaugural event geared towards enhancing math skills in a fun and interactive way.

Eberly graduate students receive Foundation scholarships to support research

Eberly graduate students receive Foundation scholarships to support research

Eight West Virginia University graduate students from across the U.S. and beyond are engaging in meaningful research as they complete their degrees with support from WVU Foundation scholarships.