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WVU researcher helps diagnose a disease in a dinosaur fossil

Wed, 2017-09-27 10:29

A team of researchers, including, Bruce M. Rothschild, M.D., a professor of medicine in WVU’s School of Medicine, recently uncovered a unique diagnosis for a dinosaur 78 million years after its death.

WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference

Tue, 2017-09-26 13:30

West Virginia University professors Paul Ziemkiewicz, Shikha Sharma and Tim Carr will present research on technology in the shale industry at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute and adjunct instructor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, will give the technology showcase’s keynote address about the role of technology in the industry and how new technologies are meeting the constant demand of enhanced productivity and environmental compliance.

WVU professors to present at 2017 Shale Insight Conference

Tue, 2017-09-26 13:30

West Virginia University professors Paul Ziemkiewicz, Shikha Sharma and Tim Carr will present research on technology in the shale industry at the Shale Insight Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute and adjunct instructor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, will give the technology showcase’s keynote address about the role of technology in the industry and how new technologies are meeting the constant demand of enhanced productivity and environmental compliance.

New law scholarship at WVU will benefit rural communities

Tue, 2017-09-26 12:48

A new scholarship established at West Virginia University by the West Virginia State Bar Association is designed to increase legal services in rural communities across the Mountain State.

The Rural Practice Scholarship at the WVU College of Law will be awarded to two members of the Class of 2020 who commit to practicing law in under-served areas.

New law scholarship at WVU will benefit rural communities

Tue, 2017-09-26 12:48

A new scholarship established at West Virginia University by the West Virginia State Bar Association is designed to increase legal services in rural communities across the Mountain State.

The Rural Practice Scholarship at the WVU College of Law will be awarded to two members of the Class of 2020 who commit to practicing law in under-served areas.

University sport performance psychology expert who helps athletes handle stress, set goals honored

Tue, 2017-09-26 12:01

West Virginia University professor and Olympic Gold Medalist who helps athletes learn the art of mindfulness was inducted into the U.S. International Shooting Hall of Fame this past August in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

WVU’s Ed Etzel received the award, alongside three other American sharpshooters. A licensed psychologist, Etzel is a professor in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. His research interests focus on performance psychology and its influence on athletes’ mental health.

University sport performance psychology expert who helps athletes handle stress, set goals honored

Tue, 2017-09-26 12:01

West Virginia University professor and Olympic Gold Medalist who helps athletes learn the art of mindfulness was inducted into the U.S. International Shooting Hall of Fame this past August in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

WVU’s Ed Etzel received the award, alongside three other American sharpshooters. A licensed psychologist, Etzel is a professor in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. His research interests focus on performance psychology and its influence on athletes’ mental health.

WVU engineering professor named Fellow of Electrochemical Society

Tue, 2017-09-26 11:30

Nianqiang “Nick” Wu, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. The distinction, granted to no more than 15 people annually, was established in 1989 to recognize advanced individual technological contributions in electrochemical and solid-state science and technology.

Wu is the first from WVU to be granted this distinction.

WVU engineering professor named Fellow of Electrochemical Society

Tue, 2017-09-26 11:30

Nianqiang “Nick” Wu, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. The distinction, granted to no more than 15 people annually, was established in 1989 to recognize advanced individual technological contributions in electrochemical and solid-state science and technology.

Wu is the first from WVU to be granted this distinction.

2016 Clery Act report shows decreases in alcohol, drug violations

Tue, 2017-09-26 10:31

West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management reported fewer arrests for alcohol and drug violations over the last three years, according to the annual federal Clery Report.

Alcohol violations were down 12 percent – 335 to 296 – from 2014 to 2016, while drug arrests fell 27.9 percent – 183 to 132. Referrals, violations without arrests and handled by the WVU’s judicial system – decreased from 324 to 146.

2016 Clery Act report shows decreases in alcohol, drug violations

Tue, 2017-09-26 10:31

West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management reported fewer arrests for alcohol and drug violations over the last three years, according to the annual federal Clery Report.

Alcohol violations were down 12 percent – 335 to 296 – from 2014 to 2016, while drug arrests fell 27.9 percent – 183 to 132. Referrals, violations without arrests and handled by the WVU’s judicial system – decreased from 324 to 146.

WVU Student Life announces 2017 Hall of Fame & Outstanding Achievement Award inductees

Tue, 2017-09-26 08:30

A program-building coach who has won 819 basketball games, a retired liaison for Black Student Concerns who took special interest in African and African American students, faculty and staff, a former Arts & Entertainment student program advisor who trained hundreds of student staff to run “front of house” activities and a man who guided the Daily Athenaeum through a period of exceptional growth will be honored by the West Virginia University Division of Student Life.

The Student Life Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Bob Huggins. The 2017 Student Life Hall of Fame Award will be presented to Charles Blue, Jr., Edna “Franny” King, and Alan R. Waters at an induction ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the WVU Mountainlair Ballrooms.

WVU Student Life announces 2016 Hall of Fame & Outstanding Achievement Award inductees

Tue, 2017-09-26 08:30

A program-building coach who has won 819 basketball games, a retired liaison for Black Student Concerns who took special interest in African and African American students, faculty and staff, a former Arts & Entertainment student program advisor who trained hundreds of student staff to run “front of house” activities and a man who guided the Daily Athenaeum through a period of exceptional growth will be honored by the West Virginia University Division of Student Life.

The Student Life Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Bob Huggins. The 2017 Student Life Hall of Fame Award will be presented to Charles Blue, Jr., Edna “Franny” King, and Alan R. Waters at an induction ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the WVU Mountainlair Ballrooms.

Engineering student builds curiosity at WVU Nursery School

Mon, 2017-09-25 10:31

A student from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has been introducing children to basic engineering principles through fun, hands-on activities while volunteering at the Nursery School at West Virginia University.

Joshua Bintrim, an industrial engineering major from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, began visiting the Nursery School in August as part of his capstone course, which requires him to complete two hours of volunteering per week.

WVU battles heat, injuries to bag Big 12 win

Mon, 2017-09-25 08:00

Three letters described Saturday's game in Lawrence, Kansas - H-O-T. It was very hot out there, the thermometer exceeding 100 degrees on the field, and the oppressive heat unquestionably played a role in the 1,199 yards and 90 points the two teams put up during the afternoon.

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