Eberly News

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Olivia Dowler

Major: History, Spanish, and Philosophy
Hometown: Weirton, West Virginia

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Bryan Hill

Major: Anthropology and History
Hometown: Princeton, West Virginia

Gift from former Eberly College faculty member to benefit history graduate students

Graduate students in the Department of History at West Virginia University will benefit from a fund established by Charles W. Connell, former history professor and associate dean of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, and Linda Jean Gardner, who  received her doctorate in counseling psychology at WVU and was a former staff member of the advising center in the College of Creative Arts.

WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes new members

Four eminent West Virginia University alumni were appointed to serve the WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors at its fourth quarterly meeting on Friday, June 4. Kamau Brown, Gabrielle St. Léger, Nesha Sanghavi and Monté Williams have been selected to serve six-year terms.

Four West Virginia University women Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

All are students or alumna of the Eberly College

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has recognized 64 outstanding seniors, graduate teaching assistants and graduating Eberly Scholars for their academic achievements in 2020-2021.

Writing the history of feminism in the South and Appalachia

There’s more to the American women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s than burning bras and Gloria Steinem. Jessica Wilkerson, associate professor of history, wants to change that narrative to its truest form: The fight for women’s rights was built on the shoulders of women of color, the working class and women in the south and Appalachia – not just white-collar urbanites.

Navigating a new normal: Madison Evans

This past year certainly hasn’t turned out to be what anyone expected. Our students have persevered, learning how to study in virtual classrooms and finding new ways to stay connected. We checked in with several students as they shared challenges they’ve faced since the start of the pandemic and advice for others navigating this new normal.

Eberly College announces 2020-2021 outstanding staff and faculty awards

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named recipients for its 2020-2021 awards for faculty and staff. In total, the Eberly College recognized 11 individuals across four categories for their talent, commitment and service to the College and WVU.

Heather Woolridge at ROTC

2020-2021 Eberly Scholars: Heather Woolridge

Meet history and philosophy student Heather Woolridge.