Eberly News

West Virginia University Advances Collaborative Research as NSF Funds NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center

West Virginia University researchers are part of a team that was recently awarded $17 million from the National Science Foundation for the renewal of the NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center

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.

Uncovering secrets of the sun

WVU physicists are uncovering secrets of the sun’s turbulent surface in the lab.

WVU astrophysicist recognized as emerging leader in research

Astrophysicist Sarah Burke-Spolaor is among this year’s Sloan Fellows, scholars recognized as emerging leaders in science. She is one of 128 young faculty members from the U.S. and Canada to receive the competitive award.

Four Eberly College students selected for WVU Foundation scholarships

The Office of Graduate Education and Life has announced the recipients of the 2021 WVU Foundation Scholarship awards, including four from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. 

WVU astrophysicist named international Highly Cited Researcher

Astrophysicist Maura McLaughlin has been named a 2020 Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science, one of the world’s top research awards.

NANOGrav finds possible ‘first hints’ of low-frequency gravitational wave background

In data gathered and analyzed over 13 years, the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves Physics Frontiers Center, featuring researchers from the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, has found an intriguing low-frequency signal that may be attributable to gravitational waves.

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.

Riley Imlay

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

Katherine Johnson scholarship aids African American students pursuing math, science degrees at WVU

A new scholarship created as a tribute to NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson will benefit African American students studying math or science within West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.