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WVU employees recognized with Boy Scouts of America national educator award

WVU employees recognized with Boy Scouts of America national educator award

Jay Cole and Michelle Richards-Babb were recognized as the 2023 recipients of the Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award, presented to teachers, educational support staff and school administrators who instill Scouting values in their students.

Written in the stars: WVU astrophysicists set to receive Shaw Prize, the ‘Nobel of the East’

Written in the stars: WVU astrophysicists set to receive Shaw Prize, the ‘Nobel of the East’

For Duncan Lorimer and Maura McLaughlin, working at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico set off a sequence of life events that would include marriage, children, finding a home at West Virginia University, an out-of-this-world scientific discovery and, now, earning a highly prestigious award described as the “Nobel Prize of the East.”

Six faculty members in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences were awarded fellowship grants by the West Virginia Humanities Council. The 2023 Humanities Council Fellows from Eberly College are Brooke Durham, Enkeshi El-Amin, Sean Lawrence, Austin McCoy, Mason Moseley and Devin Smart.

Eberly faculty awarded fellowship grants by the West Virginia Humanities Council

Each year, the organization awards $3,000 grants to a select group of teachers, college faculty and independent scholars to support research and writing projects in the humanities. The 2023 Humanities Council Fellows from Eberly College are Brooke Durham, Enkeshi El-Amin, Sean Lawrence, Austin McCoy, Mason Moseley and Devin Smart.

Eberly Astronomers Awarded Prestigious Shaw Prize in Astronomy

Eberly Astronomers Awarded Prestigious Shaw Prize in Astronomy

The 2023 Shaw Prize has been awarded to Astronomy professors Duncan Lorimer and Maura McLaughlin for the discovery of fast radio bursts (FRBs).  

WVU recognizes three Eberly faculty members with 2023 Foundation Outstanding Teaching Awards

WVU recognizes three Eberly faculty members with 2023 Foundation Outstanding Teaching Awards

Each spring, West Virginia University recognizes faculty members for their exceptional and innovative teaching. This year, every faculty member selected for the 2023 WVU Foundation Awards for Outstanding Teaching is from Eberly College:

Eberly staff members receive 2023 Outstanding Staff Award

Eberly staff members receive 2023 Outstanding Staff Award

Miranda Heitz and Barb Reiprich have been named 2023 recipients of the Eberly College of Arts and Science Outstanding Staff Award.

Three Eberly professors selected for upcoming cohort of Honors College Faculty Fellows

Three Eberly professors selected for upcoming cohort of Honors College Faculty Fellows

During the 2023-24 academic year, six Honors College Faculty Fellows will help WVU students grow their knowledge in areas of climate change and the environment, communication, youth development and collective violence. Half of them are from Eberly College. 

Tu named 2022-23 Benedum Distinguished Scholar

Tu named 2022-23 Benedum Distinguished Scholar

Weichao Tu, associate professor of space physics, is among three WVU faculty members selected as 2022-23 Benedum Distinguished Scholars in recognition of the high caliber of their research and scholarly activity.