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Building a Science and Engineering Infrastructure: WVU Awarded $9.65 million NSF Grant

West Virginia University will use nearly half of a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to research areas important to the state and nation

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Laser Eye

Mixing the Formula for Success

In the C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry, a wave of projects - largely conducted by junior faculty - have been awarded more than $3.8 million in funding commitments.

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Books That Should be on Every Leader's Bookshelf

There’s a popular belief that “leaders are readers.” Reading can challenge you, open doors to opportunities to engage with others, or it can inspire you to integrate a habit into your leadership style. From Shakespeare's complete works to an exposé on Dick Cheney's controversial tenure, faculty across Eberly College weigh in the best books they thought leaders should read.

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Around the College

What did Americans really think about the Civil War? WVUteach creates ‘Try It’ courses and hires master teachers. A study find that women are more likely to be physically assaulted in developed countries. Learn about these stories and more.

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Vox Populi

Joanna Thompson, criminology/professional writing and editing graduate, shares how she took her interests and carved out a career for herself.

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Good Reads

Eberly scholars publish numerous books and articles annually. A short selection, bridging many disciplines, is included here.

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In focus

Giving Back

A Spanish professor uses textbook royalties to fund an endowment. A Brigadier General creates a scholarship to attract history students. Learn about how alumni and friends of the Eberly College are making an impact.

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Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Catch up with some of the award-winning faculty and staff members in the Eberly College.

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New and Notable

New and Notable

Partnership creates ‘veteran friendly’ academic department. WVU Debate Team travels the state with its new debate series, WVU becomes home to the nation’s first advanced law degree in forensic justice. Catch up with some of the new happenings in the College.

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Last Word

How Did We Get Here: The Age of Digital Microagression Jason Manning, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Cohen and Associate Professor Nicholas Bowman, both from the Department of Communication Studies, recently sat down to discuss how web users often seek validation of their viewpoints on web spaces with like-minded individuals.

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In Focus

In Focus

Five professors in the Department of Psychology are turning a trained eye to examining what fuels our habits, addictions --- and how to improve quality-of-life challenges.

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