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Grant for a WVU law clinic will support the state’s growth

Thu, 2017-02-02 14:43

A clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law has received $843,500 to support affordable housing and community revitalization efforts in the state.

The Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic was awarded the grant by the West Virginia State Bar’s Interest On Lawyers Trust Accounts Legal Assistance Grants Committee.

Remember the Miners endows mining engineering scholarship at WVU

Thu, 2017-02-02 12:16

An organization that brings awareness to the nation’s coal miners has endowed a scholarship at West Virginia University to help educate the next generation of mining engineers.

Remember the Miners, LLC, has pledged $50,000 to WVU’s Department of Mining Engineering. The funds will be used to provide scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in the discipline. First preference will be given to students from West Virginia.

WVU engineering graduate embarks on journey to make a difference in the world

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:17

While most engineers hope to make a world of difference in their careers, one recent graduate of West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is actually putting that idea into practice.

Toledo, Ohio, native Matthew Asher recently accepted a position as a project engineer with Global Ministries, a religious non-profit organization that promotes volunteer outreach opportunities aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals in developing countries. For the next two years, he will oversee the installation of solar and water purification systems for a hospital in a village located in Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone.

WVU engineering graduate embarks on journey to make a difference in the world

Thu, 2017-02-02 11:17
While most engineers hope to make a world of difference in their careers, one recent graduate of West Virginia University's Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is actually putting that idea into practice.

The basics about bird feeding stations in your backyard

Thu, 2017-02-02 10:30

Backyard bird feeding stations supply birds with easily accessible food during harsh weather conditions or times of migration. They also serve as an ideal bird watching and information gathering location for native birds.

WVU professor receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

Thu, 2017-02-02 09:18

As conversion of text, pictures and sounds into digital form continues to develop, anxiety runs high in the art community about the future of physical appreciation of the arts.

These anxieties are being confronted by Amy Schissel, assistant professor of painting in the School of Art & Design at the College Creative Arts at West Virginia University. Schissel was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Painters and Sculptors Program, which was established in 1993 to acknowledge artists creating exceptional quality work through career support.

WVU professor receives Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

Thu, 2017-02-02 09:18
Amy Schissel, assistant professor of painting in the School of Art & Design at the College of Creative Arts, was awarded a grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Painters and Sculptors Program, which was established to acknowledge artists creating exceptional quality work through career support.

Coach Dana Holgorsen Signing Day media conference

Thu, 2017-02-02 09:10

West Virginia University football head coach Dana Holgorsen addressed members of the media on Wednesday at the Milan Puskar Center Team Room.

2017 signing day drama free

Thu, 2017-02-02 09:07
Unlike some past years, there was very little drama on signing day inside the Milan Puskar Center Wednesday (Feb. 1). As expected, the 21 student-athletes previously committed to sign with the Mountaineers all followed through.

Health Sciences to hold forum for international students, residents and faculty

Thu, 2017-02-02 09:04
West Virginia University will hold an open forum for Health Sciences students, residents, and faculty to discuss the impact of the recent Executive Order affecting immigration and travel to the U.S. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m. in Room 1905 Health Sciences.

Gift from family foundation to advance poultry research at West Virginia University

Thu, 2017-02-02 08:55

Chicken. It’s what’s for dinner in most American households, according to recent data from the  U.S. Department of Agriculture. United States consumers ate 90 pounds of chicken per capita in 2015. With projections for a continued rise in poultry consumption, the importance for the poultry industry to produce the healthiest chickens possible remains paramount.

Thankfully, a $25,000 gift from the Briles Family Foundation has made it possible for one West Virginia University researcher to focus on this very outcome in the months ahead.

Gift from family foundation to advance poultry research at West Virginia University

Thu, 2017-02-02 08:55
Chicken. It's what's for dinner in most American households, according to recent data. A gift from the Briles Family Foundation has made it possible for one WVU researcher to focus on ways the poultry industry can produce the healthiest chickens possible.

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