Eberly News

WVU project forges pathways for underrepresented faculty

Researchers at West Virginia University are helping universities nationwide overcome barriers to STEM faculty careers for women and underrepresented minorities.

WVU study investigates rural LGBTQ youth’s motivations for participating in activism

While marriage equality continues to be a big win for the LGBTQ movement since its passage in the U.S. in 2015, many activists are concerned about what’s next.

Green Bank Observatory, site for breakthrough WVU research and teaching, to remain open

The National Science Foundation has formally decided to keep open the Green Bank Observatory, a partner of West Virginia University and a key site for the University’s astronomy research.

WVU prepares rural students for STEM majors through new summer camp

Nine first-year students arrived at West Virginia University last week to get a head start on their college experiences.

WVU physicists receive $2 million for new plasma physics center

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at West Virginia University received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund the new Center for Kinetic Experiment, Theory and Integrated Computation Physics.

West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions

This summer West Virginia 4-H campers learned about the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State. 

A philosophy that puts ethics into everyone's hands

How do we make ethical decisions? 

Melissa Latimer

WVU provost announces strategic leadership roles to better serve faculty and students

As new West Virginia University Provost Maryanne Reed steps into her role this week, she has announced several appointments in the Office of the Provost that speak to her commitment to establishing a dynamic leadership team that proactively addresses critical institutional needs. 

WVU chemist is a molecular architect

West Virginia University chemist Kung Wang is an architect. Not the kind that builds houses – one that designs molecules. 

Trekking to the top

Growing up riding four-wheelers and collecting rocks near her grandparents’ cabin in the valleys wedged between the Rocky Mountains, Shelby Isom’s childhood was an adventure. Always on the hunt for the perfect sphere- and heart-shaped rocks, she loved being in nature. But she never expected she would turn that passion for the outdoors into a career.