Eberly News

WVU Press to release book on history and symbol of the Mountaineer

The  West Virginia University  Mountaineer is not just a mascot—it is a symbol of West Virginia history and identity embraced throughout the Mountain State.  Rosemary Hathaway, folklorist and associate professor of English in the  Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, explores the spirit of the Mountaineer in her new book,  Mountaineers Are Always Free

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.

Keeping the memories alive

WVU researchers preserve the memories of Scott's Run through new oral history project.

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!

Five WVU, Eberly College women named Fulbright Scholars

Five  West Virginia University women have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English abroad next year. 

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. 

Christina Fattore

Honors College names four Eberly College faculty as 2019-2020 Fellows

How does money influence politics, society and current events worldwide? What can films teach us about how everyday citizens view and understand important historical events? How bold and inquisitive should we be when facing the unknown? Students will have the opportunity to answer these questions and more this fall through new courses developed by the third cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows at West Virginia University.

WVU student named Newman Civic Fellow to help high school students connect to scholarships

As a first-generation college student, David Laub is attuned to the disparities in opportunities for students like him especially if they come from a low-income background. For his efforts to connect top West Virginia University students with high school students, he has been awarded the Newman Civic Fellowship. 

Claire Vaye Watkins

Watkins to give reading as Virginia Butts Sturm Writer-in-Residence

Author Claire Vaye Watkins will give a reading as the 2018 Virginia Butts Sturm Writer-in-Residence at West Virginia University. She will read on Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Milano Reading Room of the WVU Downtown Library. In addition to her reading, which is free and open to the public, she will work with WVU creative writing students for the week. 

Walk for Justice participant

Appalachian Prison Book Project to host Walk for Justice

WVU student organization advocates for more educational opportunities and materials in prisons through new event