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Five students named WVU Mountaineers of Distinction
West Virginia University has named Olivia Dowler, Sophia Flower, Rachel Johnson, Thomas Williams and Natalie Wonsettler the 2023 Mountaineers of Distinction, a Mountaineer Week tradition that recognizes exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.
Education in Prison Initiative Improves Access and Equity in Appalachia
It’s 7:00 a.m. and WVU graduate student Destinee Harper is dressing carefully for a day of teaching. Nothing too tight or see through, no open-toed shoes, no jacket, no cardigan or shirt with pockets. She wants to make sure she is allowed in the classroom. “I think that was a big part of that first week, was [sic] making sure that we were abiding by these rules, that they would let us in and that they wouldn't have a reason to say, no, you can't come in and learn in this space.”
Eberly students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad
Twenty undergraduate students from across the University received the competitive national award funded by the U.S. State Department to travel abroad without financial constraints. Twelve of those 20 students are studying in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.
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:
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.
Sweet named recipient of WVU Distinction in Graduate Research Mentoring Award
Tim Sweet, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature in the Department of English, has been named the recipient of the Faculty Award for Distinction in Graduate Research Mentoring.
2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Mary Linscheid
Major: English (AoE Creative Writing)
Minors: Appalachian Music and Appalachian Studies
Hometown: Morgantown, WV
2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Natalie Wonsettler
Minor: English and Medical Humanities and Health Studies
Home town: Morgantown, WV
Gwen Bergner named West Virginia University’s Second Harriet E. Lyon Professor
Bergner will serve a 2-3 -year appointment as Lyon Professor, during which she will teach and conduct research as part of the Center for Women's and Gender Studies.