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WVU students lead upgrades to Green Bank Telescope
A team of WVU physics and astronomy students helped create a new radio camera for the Green Bank Telescope, the first of its kind in the U.S.
Three WVU alumni awarded Fulbright Scholarships
Three WVU alumni will teach English abroad next year after being awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, allowing them to develop cross-cultural competency, as well as skills to further their career goals.
Katherine Johnson scholarship aids African American students pursuing math, science degrees at WVU
Experience, guidance and community
Thirteen first-year college students, including four enrolled in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, connected with WVU in July for a virtual summer camp to get a head start on their college experiences.
From classroom to kitchen: Philosophy student launches reading group on veganism
With the support of several philosophy faculty, junior Jada Taylor has launched a virtual reading group with philosophy faculty exploring the ethics of veganism.
Quenching the need for water quality data in West Virginia
A new portal created in the Department of Geology and Geography is increasing access to surface and groundwater water quality data from shale gas regions around the state to inform stakeholders about trends in water quality.
The fossil detective
Uncovering what drives the evolution of new animals is key for understanding the history of life on Earth. Geologist James Lamsdell is embarking on this exploration as a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award.
Love orchids? Thank their fungus.
Since few resources are available to protect these orchids, one biology student is developing new ways to sustain them.
Finding renewal in the aftermath of floods
Four years after the disastrous flooding in southern West Virginia, new research from the Department of Geology and Geography highlights the role faith-based groups and other community organizations have played in the relief and recovery efforts.
Overcoming crime in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is known around the world for its rainforests, coffee and beaches. But despite Costa Rica's reputation for safety and its recent economic growth, criminals use its strategic location for smuggling activities. A team of U.S. forensic science experts, led by two WVU professors from Costa Rica, aim to fix that.