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Building Resilience

Fall 2020


Building Resilience in Communities

Our researchers are studying how people from Appalachia to Europe are responding to COVID-19's effects on their communities.

Building Resilience through Art and Culture

While numbers and statistics are essential components in navigating the coronavirus pandemic, they often distance us from the realities experienced by individual people. Our researchers hope to tell a different story by addressing the pandemic from a humanistic perspective.

Building Resilience in Families

New research from the Department of Psychology is helping parents and caregivers communicate with and support their children during this unusually stressful time.

Graduating During a Pandemic

For the Class of 2020, this year has been a bittersweet time as they have been forced to celebrate the completion of their degrees without the pomp and circumstance of a traditional commencement.

Finding Community in Digital Spaces

While the coronavirus has driven us indoors and separated us from loved ones, Sara Loftus, a geography doctoral student, is studying how to build an online community.

From the dean

Letter from Gregory Dunaway

New and notable

Hardwood and Harmony

New and Notable

This Virtual Geology Lab ‘Rocks’

Giving back

Keeping the Faith

Giving Back

Opposites Attract

Vox Populi

Trusting the Process

In focus

Rural Refugees

In Focus

Connecting Appalachia and the Arab World