Eberly News

WVU announces 2020 Diversity Week events

WVU’s annual Diversity Week, set for October 11-16, 2020, promotes celebration, education and understanding of different identities and experiences present on our campus. Diversity Week is designed to create an atmosphere that provides the WVU community the opportunity to explore different cultures, engage in discussions that bring new perspectives and celebrate the presence of and contributions made by people of all identities and experiences. Our Eberly College students, faculty and staff are offering several events throughout the week. Learn more about Diversity Week and the events below.

Eberly College announces racial justice grant recipients

New racial justice grants awarded by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences support research for social justice initiatives that will engage with the community.

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.

Patrice Harris

Justice appoints Patrice Harris, reappoints two others to WVU Board of Governors

A three-time West Virginia University graduate who has completed her term as the first African-American woman president of the American Medical Association will join the WVU Board of Governors.

New center for neuroscience research brings together faculty, students across WVU

Just as nerve cells don’t work in isolation when we think, speak or move, scientists don’t work alone when they study the nervous system. WVU's new Center for Foundational Neuroscience Research and Education will help researchers from different departments collaborate in a similar way. By teaming up, the researchers will use their unique skillsets and backgrounds to make neuroscience discoveries that might take much longer otherwise.

WVU psychologist shares quick relief for parents struggling with child behavior during COVID-19 pandemic

Nonstop family time during the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified challenges for parents caring for young children around the clock. Using research-backed therapies that she helped pioneer, a psychology professor has quick relief strategies for parents struggling with child misbehavior during the lockdown.

Eberly College announces 2019-2020 outstanding student awards

Congratulations to our outstanding seniors and graduate assistants for 2019-2020!

Eight Eberly College students inducted into Order of Augusta

Students who have exceeded classroom boundaries and demonstrated an unwavering commitment to solving complex global challenges and serving others—among them a distance learner with autism, a gymnast and an alternate Mountaineer Mascot—will receive WVU's highest student honor, the Order of Augusta.

A rapid research response to COVID-19’s effect on communities

With the COVID-19 pandemic upending life as we know it, Eberly College researchers are taking quick action to study how people from Appalachia to Europe are responding to the pressure this crisis has placed on their communities.

WVU’s Eberly College announces 2019-2020 Outstanding Faculty Awards

The Eberly College has named recipients for its 2019-2020 Outstanding Teacher, Researcher and Service awards.