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Eberly graduate students receive Foundation scholarships to support research

Eberly graduate students receive Foundation scholarships to support research

Eight West Virginia University graduate students from across the U.S. and beyond are engaging in meaningful research as they complete their degrees with support from WVU Foundation scholarships.

WVU researcher advances the study of the human dimensions of cave and karst science and conservation in the Caribbean

WVU researcher advances the study of the human dimensions of cave and karst science and conservation in the Caribbean

What do caves and human geography have in common? That’s what West Virginia University’s María Alejandra Pérez, Associate Professor of Geography at the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences, will be considering as she studies “ecologies of participation” in karst regions of Puerto Rico.

Petex software gift boosts geology and engineering programs at WVU

Petex software gift boosts geology and engineering programs at WVU

Future geologists and engineers studying at West Virginia University are using the same advanced software as oil and natural gas professionals thanks to an in-kind gift from Petroleum Experts Limited worth nearly $6.4 million.

Twenty undergraduate students from across the University to receive 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.  

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.

PhD candidate chosen for inaugural Elevate the Discipline Climate Change and Society cohort

PhD candidate chosen for inaugural Elevate the Discipline Climate Change and Society cohort

Nkatha Mercy, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geology and Geography and Community Engaged Research Assistant in the WVU Center for Resilient Communities, has been selected by the American Association of Geographers to participate in its Elevate the Discipline program.

Eberly student one of two WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Eberly student one of two WVU students awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Two West Virginia University students passionate about learning a new language and immersing themselves in cultural experiences will travel abroad this summer as recipients of the highly competitive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. 

Geology Researcher Shikha Sharma featured in WVU Magazine Article — Energy Evolution

Geology Researcher Shikha Sharma featured in WVU Magazine Article — Energy Evolution

Shikha Sharma is on the hunt for sustainable energy sources in West Virginia. The geology professor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has focused much of her research on hydraulic fracturing of shale, geological carbon storage, geothermal energy and mining of critical and rare earth minerals.

S&P Global donates nearly $2.7M in geoscience resources to WVU

S&P Global donates nearly $2.7M in geoscience resources to WVU

Geology students in the West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences are using industry-standard tools and technology for education, research and more thanks to a donation from S&P Global, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

Joe Lebold sheds light on a West Virginia geological wonder

Joe Lebold sheds light on a West Virginia geological wonder

In an article published in the October 2022 issue of Wonderful West Virginia, Lebold described the Devil’s Backbone as an anticline - a fold in rock that resembles an arch.

Jamie Shinn and WVU research team exploring how West Virginians bounce back after disastrous flooding

Jamie Shinn and WVU research team exploring how West Virginians bounce back after disastrous flooding

A team of  West Virginia University researchers is studying resiliency in flood-devastated communities with support from the National Science Foundation by delving into lessons learned from one of the deadliest West Virginia floods in recent memory.