Eberly News

WVU anthropology student to present research at 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association

Wheeling, West Virginia, native London Orzolek will present her research on first-generation college students at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association on Thursday, Nov. 15 in San Jose, California. Orzolek is a West Virginia University senior studying anthropology and women’s and gender studies with a minor in development studies. She is also the president and founder of the WVU Anthropology Club and a member of the Pi Beta Phi women’s fraternity, the honors society Order of Omega, anthropology honors society Lambda Alpha and the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Association, a WVU student organization. In celebration of National First-Generation College Student Day, she sat down with us to discuss her research and plans for the future. 

Religion vs. science: Shaping graduate students’ identities

Could graduate students’ religious beliefs prevent them from gaining confidence as scientists? A West Virginia University sociologist is exploring the conflicts between graduate students’ religious and professional identities and how those conflicts influence their career goals.  

2018 Phi Beta Kappa inductees

WVU’s Phi Beta Kappa inducts 2018 class

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University is pleased to announce the induction of its 2018 class of scholars into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for the arts and sciences. 

Karen Carver

Training ‘ninja’ analysts

WVU alumni donate $25,000 to support student research

Michael Conroy

Meet the Grads: Michael Conroy

More than 1,000 students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will walk across the stage on Sunday, May 13 as they graduate from West Virginia University, ready to take on the world.  

Jesse Wozniak

The aftermath of conflict

WVU sociology professor studies post-conflict Iraq reconstruction

WVU student researching effects of reproductive politics on West Virginia women

West Virginia University junior Ashley Brash is researching the effects of reproductive politics on women in West Virginia.

57 WVU students travel to Nicaragua to address medical needs

For the last nine years, the West Virginia University Global Medical and Dental Brigades groups have worked in collaboration with Global Brigades to facilitate work in Latin America. 

Reclaiming Appalachian identity

WVU student researching social change in Appalachia

Religion vs. Science Book Cover

New book from Rice and WVU sociologists examines what religious Americans think about science

What do religious Americans really think about science?