Eberly News

WVU geographer establishes Morgantown Seed Preservation Library

A West Virginia University heirloom seed expert is working to increase access to Appalachia’s heirloom seeds through a new seed preservation library. 

Samantha Mehnert

WVU student receives national forensic science and criminal justice scholarship

The scholarship recognizes undergraduate students in forensic science and criminal justice. Mehnert received a $1,000 award at the Chesapeake Bay Division of the International Association for Identification’s spring conference, held April 4-5.

Lisa DeFrank-Cole

DeFrank-Cole named Harriet E. Lyon Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies

Lisa DeFrank-Cole, director of the Leadership Studies Program at West Virginia University, has been named the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences’ Harriet E. Lyon Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies. 

Pay gap for women social work faculty continues nationwide

Even in a profession where women are the majority, social work faculty women continue to earn less than their male counterparts, according to new research from West Virginia University.

WVU’s Eberly College announces 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards

The  West Virginia University  Eberly College of Arts and Sciences  has named four recipients of its 2019 Outstanding Staff Award: Kenneth Enoch, Julia Frum, Judith Lenhart and Randall Eaglen.

WVU’s Eberly College announces 2018-2019 Outstanding Faculty Awards

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University has named recipients for its 2018-2019 Outstanding Teacher, Researcher and Service awards.  

WVU revs up computer resources to help move region forward

West Virginia University in partnership with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, announced Tuesday the creation of one of the state’s most powerful computer clusters to help power research and innovation statewide. The announcement came as the University kicked off its inaugural  Research Week celebration.

Two WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Two West Virginia University Honors College students will have an intensive cultural experience this summer as recipients of the highly competitive U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship. 

Jenny Johnson

WVU English professor receives NEA Creative Writing award

An assistant professor in the Department of English, she is using the award to write and do research toward her second book of poems. 

Farewell for Julie Cryser

Julie Cryser, assistant dean for development in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, will be leaving WVU at the end of the month to become the president of the Fairmont State University Foundation. She has had a remarkable 18-year career securing private support for WVU and has impacted many different areas of the University. Her last day is Monday, April 22. Cryser will be recognized at a farewell reception on Friday, April 5 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Erickson Alumni Center’s Kennedy Club Room. The campus community is welcome to attend.