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Six West Virginia University faculty members have been selected for the 2017 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, which honors exceptional professors who go above and beyond to inspire their students. This year’s honorees are:
The West Virginia University Reed College of Media recently received a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation that will help students gain valuable media skills while sharing the stories of Appalachia.
The grant, worth $97,000, will support a media enterprise that experiments in new distribution models for digital publishing while offering a solutions-based approach for reporting and cultural analysis of the region.
An ongoing research collaboration to develop teaching and research models brings a global perspective to WVU. Luis Miguel Garcia-Lopez, associate professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain, is on campus until April 30 in an effort to expand his lines of research with Stephen Harvey, associate professor, CPASS physical education teacher education.
A West Virginia University professor who has dedicated her career to improving special education and disability services in rural communities says WVU is best positioned to make an impact in addressing critical shortages.
Dr. Barbara L. Ludlow, chair of the West Virginia University Department of Special Education at the College of Education and Human Services, was recently named the Chester E. & Helen B. Derrick CEHS Endowed Professor.
When Frank Alderman helped found MedExpress in 2001, even he couldn’t have known how the unique healthcare facilities would become so incredibly popular. Then again, given his stewardship of the business, maybe he did know.
Jared Sims has had a busy year.
Last April, Sims became director of jazz studies in the School of Music at West Virginia University and hit the ground running, developing an updated and innovative jazz curriculum for students. On April 14 – almost a year to the day of his appointment – Sims will tell his tales through songs on a new CD with Ropeadope Records.
The public may view student exhibitions from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. April 8 in the Milano Reading Room in the Downtown Campus Library. In addition, the WVRHC will offer tours on the hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Its current exhibit is “Jerry West: An American Icon.”
The award was established by the Office of the Provost to honor outstanding mentoring by both professional and faculty advisers. It was created in honor of Dr. Nicholas Evans, a former professor of English and administrator who championed high-quality undergraduate advising throughout his career at WVU.
Two West Virginia University alumni and one faculty member will be formally inducted into Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honorary. The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources TBP chapter is hosting the organization’s 39th annual district four conference, which runs from Friday, April 7-Sunday, April 9.
Beginning April 10, the West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit will operate on a modified schedule to support the ongoing multimillion-dollar modernization activities and perform tests on the new automatic train control system.
The PRT will be in operation from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays for the remainder of the 2017 spring semester. Saturday service remains unchanged.