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The Master of Public Administration program in West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has been reaccredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration.

Master of Public Administration achieves global reaccreditation

The Master of Public Administration program in West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has been reaccredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration.

WVU Humanities Center announces 2020-2021 grant and fellowship recipients

The WVU Humanities Center announces the recipients of its third annual grants and fellowships competition funded by a WVU endowment from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. Ten Eberly College faculty received fellowships and grants for 2020-2021.

A new West Virginia University research collaborative is working to address the many challenging conditions facing the state and Appalachia. 

In the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative for a Safe and Healthy Society, researchers from a wide range of disciplines are working together with partners across campus to seek solutions to these pressing issues.

The collaborative brings together faculty, staff and students who work in communities around the state in areas like community development, substance use prevention and treatment, drug policy, healthcare policy, medical sociology and crime.

Planting seeds for a safe and healthy society

A new WVU research collaborative is working to address the many challenging conditions facing the state and Appalachia. In the Eberly College's Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative for a Safe and Healthy Society, researchers from a wide range of disciplines are working together with partners across campus to seek solutions to these pressing issues.

A West Virginia University student is seeking justice for imprisoned individuals who are not receiving adequate healthcare. 

As part of her internship with nonprofit law firm Mountain State Justice, Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration dual-degree student Meg Haller is leading the organization’s grant writing efforts to seek funding to support a class action lawsuit about this matter.

Pursuing justice

A dual-degree Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration student is seeking justice for imprisoned individuals who are not receiving adequate healthcare.

Fifteen West Virginia University students spent the spring 2019 semester interning at the West Virginia State Legislature.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Christopher Plein, the Eberly Family Professor for Outstanding Service at West Virginia University, is working to address these challenges and needs through the Military Families Learning Network.

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. 

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.

A native of Franklin, West Virginia, Bjorkgren has experienced first-hand how infrequently rural communities in West Virginia address mental health concerns. She hopes her research will help overcome this disparity.

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.