Eberly News

If trees could talk

Log cabins in West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains have a story to tell: when people leave, the forest takes over.

Meet the Grads December 2019: Kassie Colón

Eberly College students walked across the stage on Saturday, Dec. 21 as they graduate from WVU, ready to take on the world. As Commencement is upon us, several of our Eberly College graduates reflect on their time at WVU and their plans for the future. Meet geography, Latin American studies and women's and gender studies grad Kassie Colón.

Beyond borders

Geographers link formation of international laws to refugee crisis

On a mission to Mars

WVU geologist selected for NASA's Mars 2020 team

Weaving social justice into graduate studies

A group of students, studying everything from criminology to creative writing, are working together to make a difference and find purpose in their careers.

Unearthing the art of fossils

A rocky start in college hasn’t stopped West Virginia University alumnus Zachary Heck (BS Geology, ’16) from pursuing his prehistoric passions. 

2019 Ruby Fellows

WVU names 2019 class of Ruby Fellows

Seven students pursuing doctoral degrees at  West Virginia University are receiving funding through the Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellows Program. Lauryn Alexander, Heather Baldwin, Elaine Christman, John Hansen, Emily Hughes, Alyssa Stonebraker and Nicholas Winch have been named to the eighth class of fellows. 

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. 

WVU receives $8.2 million software gift from LMKR for energy geology coursework and research

LMKR, an international petroleum technology company, has partnered with West Virginia University to expand student and faculty access to industry-leading software.   

Thirty Eberly College students selected for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

Through West Virginia University’sOffice of Undergraduate Research, students can participate in research as early as their first semester on campus. Every semester, many Eberly College students take advantage of the resources provided by this office to match with faculty conducting research in their disciplines. The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience is an eight-week summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in careers in research or graduate school
within their disciplines. The selected students receive a stipend and conduct research full-time during those eight weeks. Congratulations to the 30 Eberly College students participating in SURE for 2019!