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Summer 2015

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Taking Geography Beyond Borders

Geography professors at WVU are showing how the discipline offers a valuable way of thinking about the world.

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Tim Carr

WVU Creates the First-ever Field LAB for the Long-term Study of Shale Gas Resources

A team of researchers and industrial partners led by WVU is working together to identify and demonstrate best practices for environmentally responsible shale development.

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Redefining the English Ph.D., One Passion Project at a Time

Two graduate students' paths to completing their dissertations took them on journeys in unexpected directions.

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Adam Stotsky

What I’ve Learned, a letter to my younger self

Adam Stotsky, president of Esquire Network and Communication Studies graduate, shares the wisdom he's gathered on his way to the top.

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Summer 2015

Is smokeless tobacco helpful or harmful? A psychology professor collaborates with clinicians to turn the clock back on Cystic Fibrosis care. Two history professors go prime time. Learn about these and more.

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3 New Books Unlock the History of Different Cultures, Overlooked Experiences

In their new books, history professors introduce readers to women who helped shape Appalachia, new perspectives of the global effects of Napoleon's military might, and the attempts by varied global powers to colonize Africa.

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Maura McLaughlin

Summer 2015

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

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Summer 2015

A former WVU English professor's estate donation creates opportunities for undergraduate student learning. A grant fund named for longtime proponent and example of excellent undergraduate advising, Nick Evans, reaches a milestone. Learn about how alumni and friends of the Eberly College are making an impact.

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What’s Next: The Liberal Arts Education

Valerie Lastinger, associate dean for undergraduate studies, and Joan Gorham, associate dean for academic affairs in the Eberly College have revamped the way the Office of Undergraduate Studies works with current and prospective students to support their evolving needs.

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