Eberly News

WVU anthropology student to present research at 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association

Wheeling, West Virginia, native London Orzolek will present her research on first-generation college students at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association on Thursday, Nov. 15 in San Jose, California. Orzolek is a West Virginia University senior studying anthropology and women’s and gender studies with a minor in development studies. She is also the president and founder of the WVU Anthropology Club and a member of the Pi Beta Phi women’s fraternity, the honors society Order of Omega, anthropology honors society Lambda Alpha and the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Association, a WVU student organization. In celebration of National First-Generation College Student Day, she sat down with us to discuss her research and plans for the future. 

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WVU anthropologist researches lead contamination in Uruguay

WVU Native American Studies Program to host 26th anniversary of the Peace Tree Ceremony Oct. 30

The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its 26th anniversary of the Peace Tree Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Peace Tree, located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore halls. The Mountainlair ballrooms will serve as a rain location for the ceremony.

Not ‘just for kids’: WVU communication studies professor researches the interactivity of video games

WVU communication studies professor researches the interactivity of video games

Is every neuron a unique snowflake? WVU biology student studies organizing principles of neuron diversity

WVU biology student studies organizing principles of neuron diversity

Air Force funds WVU research on morality in human-robot interactions

“The mediator between the head and the hands must be the heart,” says Maria, the working class advocate-turned machine in Fritz Lang’s 1927 film, “Metropolis.”

WVU researchers linking Clean Air Act to soil composition

A team of West Virginia University researchers are investigating the impact of the Clean Air Act on soil and tree growth in the eastern U.S.  

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WVU physics professor awarded 2019 Hans Christian Oersted Medal

West Virginia University professor joins the ranks of luminaries Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman and Nobel laureates as the recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal from the American Association of Physics Teachers. 

WVU part of 10-university alliance improving diversity in STEM

West Virginia University continues to be part of a multimillion dollar effort across a 10-university alliance to support STEM education for underrepresented students in Appalachia.  

Eberly College hires Julie Cryser as assistant dean for development

Julie Cryser, assistant dean of advancement for the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University, has accepted a position as the assistant dean for development for the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.