Eberly News

WVU students selected for legislative internships

Throughout the 60-day legislative session, which ran from Jan. 9 through March 9, the interns observed the making of public policy, study how legislative decisions are made and aid legislators in their daily work activities.

West Virginia University public administration students compete at national policy simulation contest.

WVU public administration students compete in global public policy simulation

Four West Virginia University public administration students brought their public policy implementation skills to the global stage in February. 

WVU’s graduate Public Administration program jumps in US News rankings

West Virginia University’s master’s program in public administration jumped 41 spots in the latest rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday (March 12), the most significant move among the nine programs and more than 10 specialties included in the rankings.

Navigating life ‘outside the gate’

With 1.3 million active duty military personnel nationwide, coordinating and finding accessible healthcare and social services for their 1.7 million family members is a major challenge. 

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The heart and the brain: Connecting social work and public administration

Karissa Bjorkgren, a second-year student in the Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration programs at West Virginia University, is dedicated to addressing mental health in rural communities.

Mary Parker Follett

Getting to know the 'Mother of Modern Management'

Editor’s Note: Special thanks to Margaret Stout, associate professor in the Department of Public Administration and co-author of “Integrative Process: Follettian Thinking from Ontology to Administration” for her insights on the life of Mary Parker Follett.

WV KIDS COUNT presentation

Plein co-authors WV KIDS COUNT brief on children's issues

WV KIDS COUNT, in partnership with WVU Medicine Children’s and the WVU Rockefeller School of Public Policy and Politics, released the second in a series of six issue briefs on the well-being of children and families in West Virginia. This issue brief, “Accounting for Enrollment Success and Considering the Challenges Ahead for Children’s Health Insurance,” credits West Virginia for its Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outreach and enrollment efforts.

WVU launches new Master of Legal Studies curriculum

To meet the changing needs of professionals working with evolving policy and regulatory issues in the justice system, homeland security and healthcare, the West Virginia University Department of Public Administration has launched a new 30 credit hour Master of Legal Studies (MLS) curriculum for fall 2018.

School of Social Work jumps to top 100 in latest U.S. News graduate rankings

The School of Social Work at West Virginia University shot up into the top third in the latest rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report.

WVU students selected for legislative internships

Eleven students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been selected to intern at the West Virginia State Legislature this semester.