Eberly News

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. 

Appalachian Prison Book Project to host Walk for Justice

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

Jessica Harris

Identifying and Challenging the Master Narrative of Campus Sexual Assault

The Department of English and the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will host a lecture by author Jessica Harris on Monday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in 130 Colson Hall.

Lyric logic: English professor receives prestigious Notre Dame fellowship

Johanna Winant, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University Department of English, has accepted a distinguished fellowship at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame to work on her book project.

2018 Phi Beta Kappa inductees

WVU’s Phi Beta Kappa inducts 2018 class

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University is pleased to announce the induction of its 2018 class of scholars into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for the arts and sciences. 

2018 Fulbright Scholars

Record number of WVU students receive Fulbright Scholarships

A record number of  West Virginia University students have been named Fulbright Scholars this year, doubling the previous record of five. 2018 Fulbright Scholars

Mark Brazaitis

West Virginia Writers' Workshop to feature West Virginia Poet Laureate

West Virginia’s poet laureate and the winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Literature Prize will be instructors at this summer’s West Virginia Writers’ Workshop. The workshop, in its 22nd year, will be held on West Virginia University’s downtown campus from July 19 to July 22.

WVU English professor awarded prestigious Carnegie fellowship

West Virginia University English professor Stephanie Foote has been named one of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for her work related to cultural production in and around the Anthropocene, the geological epoch in which human activity has had a global effect on Earth’s climate and environment. 

Ryan Claycomb

WVU creating pathways to flexible humanities degrees, careers

As West Virginia seeks to re-imagine its future both economically and culturally, new skills beyond technical training will be necessary to generate innovative paths forward.  

Reclaiming Appalachian identity

WVU student researching social change in Appalachia