Eberly News

Making health care more human

WVU launches medical humanities and health studies minor

Brigading for better health

While some students returned home for spring break or took much-needed vacations, others traveled the world to study abroad. 


WVU Eberly College announces 2016-17 Outstanding Teacher Award recipients

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named three recipients of the 2016-17 Outstanding Teaching Award: Daniel Brewster, Kristina Hash and Alex Snow.  

Shape your destiny: Richie Rosencrance

When our students aren’t in the classroom, they’re learning in the real world. Because sometimes it’s these experiences that make the best lessons. For May 2015 graduate Richie Rosencrance, that meant participating in an archaeological field school in Oregon, excavating a Paleoindian site. That experience led him to his current work as a cultural resource technician at the Great Basin Institute in Reno, Nev.

Unpacking heat

Sociologist releases first in-depth examination of rural police's gun control views

Christopher Scheitle

Are science and religion at odds? WVU sociologist says the answer is not so simple

Society has long assumed that science and religion are at odds. But research by West Virginia University sociologist Christopher Scheitle demonstrates that the assumption is not so simple—or accurate. 

New book explores correlation between pornography, violence against women

Most of pornography consumed today involves some form of physical aggression or verbal degradation abuse, objectification and a power imbalance. So it’s only natural that frequent exposure influences young people’s idea of a healthy sexuality, says West Virginia University sociologist Walter DeKeseredy.

Bill Mase

Sociology and Anthropology to host rural health speaker April 14

The West Virginia University Department of Sociology and Anthropology will host Dr. Bill Mase, associate professor at the College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University for a lecture titled “Rural Communities Access to Healthcare Services: People Policy, and Poverty” April 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center.

Melissa Latimer

WVU Sociology professor featured in Science Magazine

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