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Author Sarah Beth Childers

Sarah Beth Childers (MFA English, ’09) knew she’d write about her brother’s death soon after he died by suicide in 2012.

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Fair game: Kelly Collins

It could be argued that Kelly Tuckwiller Collins (’09, ’11, Reed College of Media) grew up at the State Fair of West Virginia. She has been attending the annual August event since before her first memory.

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WVU alum flies into storms for science

For six months of the year, the East Coast of the United States braces for “Hurricane Season.” While local officials and meteorologists signal caution to their viewers that may be in areas of danger, WVU graduate Nick Underwood flies directly into them.

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WVU Alum Trains Dogs for U.S. Ambassador

Elizabeth Mullen, ’81, journalism, might not be Dr. Doolittle, but she can “listen” to the dogs she trains through their body language and talk back to them using behavior modification and positive reinforcement.

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Grad Helps Attorneys Make the Right Case

Luke Yingling, Law ’22, is blazing his own trail as the founding president and CEO of Analytica Legalis, a technology company that uses artificial intelligence to help attorneys win in court.

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Alumni Diary - Veronique Vernot

When Veronique Vernot was 5, she knew she wanted to be a lawyer.

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Alumni Diary - Andy Stofleth

A former US.. Martine was looking for a career change after a diagnosis with intestinal cancer. Choosing Service.

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Slow Growth, Strong Roots

Mary Marantz has heard the full range of reactions when people find out she’s from West Virginia — they ask if she had shoes growing up, they wonder if she’d ever dare go back and, sometimes, they remark on the natural beauty of the region.

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A Mountaineer to Remember

Jim Braxton made a big impression on the NFL and on everyone he met.

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