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Eight Eberly faculty members recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service

Eight Eberly faculty members recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service

Eight members of the faculty in Eberly College of Arts and Sciences have been recognized for their excellence in teaching, research and service.

A West Virginia University study of American English and Spanish speakers’ pronunciation of certain consonants could change linguists’ understanding of how people learn to speak.

WVU linguists sound out how intensity and duration of speech shape pronunciation, rethinking language learning

In prior research, Jonah Katz, associate professor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, had observed unusual patterns for consonants between vowels across “language after language.” Katz’s observations led him to question what most linguists believe: that these aspects of speech are learned by internalizing abstract rules about how to deal with, say, a “t” sound when it is between vowels within a word, as opposed to when it starts or ends a word.

Twenty undergraduate students from across the University to receive the competitive national award funded by the U.S. State Department to travel abroad without financial constraints. Twelve of those 20 students are studying in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.  

Eberly students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Twenty undergraduate students from across the University received the competitive national award funded by the U.S. State Department to travel abroad without financial constraints. Twelve of those 20 students are studying in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

The English Language Learning Institute (ELLI) in Eberly’s Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics will host approximately 40 Fulbright Scholarship grantees on WVU’s campus for six weeks during Summer 2023. The program will prepare the Fulbright grantees for the linguistic and cultural realities of graduate study in the United States. It will offer academic coursework coupled with workshops, a mentoring program and co-curricular activities created to highlight West Virginia culture, history, and nature.

English Language Learning Institute to host Fulbright Scholarship grantees for six weeks during Summer 2023

The English Language Learning Institute (ELLI) in Eberly’s Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics will host approximately 40 Fulbright Scholarship grantees on WVU’s campus for six weeks during Summer 2023.

The Chinese Studies program in the Eberly College’s Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics has teamed up with the West Virginia Department of Education to offer high school students an opportunity to learn Mandarin while they become better global citizens.

Chinese Studies Program Offers Area High School Students Free Language Training and Global Learning Opportunities

The Chinese Studies program in the Eberly College’s Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics has teamed up with the West Virginia Department of Education to offer high school students an opportunity to learn Mandarin while they become better global citizens.

West Virginia University is receiving the IDEAS grant to provide opportunities for underserved students to travel abroad. Two faculty-led, short-term study abroad trips in Jamaica and Wales (shown here) are planned for first-generation and RISE students.

WVU awarded IDEAS grant to help more underserved students study abroad

West Virginia University is receiving the IDEAS grant to provide opportunities for underserved students to travel abroad. Two faculty-led, short-term study abroad trips in Jamaica and Wales (shown here) are planned for first-generation and RISE students.

Four West Virginia University women - all students or alumna of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences - have been awarded the Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State, recognizing their commitment to language learning and personal growth. The awardees will participate in fully-funded virtual intensive language and cultural immersion programs this summer.

Four West Virginia University women Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

All are students or alumna of the Eberly College

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

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.

Students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate Commencement on Saturday, May 15 as they graduate from West Virginia University, ready to take on the world.

As Commencement is upon us, several of our Eberly College graduates reflect on their time at WVU and their plans for the future. Keep checking back through Friday, May 14 to meet all of our featured grads.

Meet May 2021 international studies and Spanish grad Camryn Pressley.

May 2021 Meet the Grads: Camryn Pressley

Meet May 2021 international studies and Spanish grad Camryn Pressley.

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University has named recipients for its 2020-2021 awards for faculty and staff. 

In total, the Eberly College recognized 11 individuals across four categories for their talent, commitment and service to the College and WVU.

Eberly College announces 2020-2021 outstanding staff and faculty awards

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named recipients for its 2020-2021 awards for faculty and staff. In total, the Eberly College recognized 11 individuals across four categories for their talent, commitment and service to the College and WVU.