Ziler Hawkins makes friends everywhere she goes, especially at WVU Medicine Children’s where she was one of thousands of children whose lives have been saved. Now that life-saving ability is growing with a new hospital.
John Logar, MD '01, rode his titanium bicycle from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, in single-digit weather, through wet and treacherous snow. He was competing in the Iditarod Trail Invitational, the bicycle version of the famous dog-sled race.
In 1995, Fred Rogers gave the commencement address at West Virginia University. He believed that we make life more beautiful in the pursuit of our dreams.
Using skills from high school debate, Kassie Colón has harnessed a passion for social justice to broaden cultural representation on West Virginia University’s campus and beyond.
Tom Bennett took out his tape recorder and dictated a letter home to his family in Morgantown, W.Va. He mentioned his location: “Somewhere in the great, noble land of South Vietnam – at least I hope it’s South. I’m pretty sure it is.”
Mackenzie Mays was honored by the nation's journalists for her work speaking truth to power.
Shun Nakasone makes his living hanging out with tennis champs and Major League Baseball legends.
John Chambers shook up the Internet as CEO of Cisco, now he has his sights set on home.
Trace the history of comics and art.
Ken Ward Jr. is the genius journalist you don’t want investigating you
The changing climate is embedded in our trees, bees and trash.
As a spacesuit engineer, one alumnus defines what the next spacesuits look like.
A patient is not a number. Each is a human with a story to tell.
History doesn’t always repeat itself, says this Civil War historian.
If you're a fan of "Stranger Things," you've seen some of William Davis' work.
After more than 400 combat missions and four deployments, Ed Olesh ended up merging an outdoor hobby with an education at WVU.
They served our country. Now their journeys beyond the military have stretched to the campus of WVU.
Jevon Carter leaps to the pros after his storied career at WVU. Check out a list of other Mountaineers who've suited up for the NBA.
Loneliness is a pervasive health problem. This nursing researcher has a way to stop it.
He almost lost his life racing. Then the journey began.
Dr. Patrice Harris' West Virginia University story begins as so many do – at a football game.
Meet Daniel McTaggart: WVU custodian by night, beat poet by day.
This alumni's career has literally been a roller coaster ride.
Behind WVU's latest $1.2 billion campaign are real stories -- many waiting to be unraveled -- linked to every penny.
Alumna Elaine McMillion Sheldon directed two documentaries in West Virginia about people who are combatting the opioid crisis and seeking recovery.
Will Grier is as much a superstar family man than a superstar quarterback (though he doesn't like changing diapers).
Joanna Burt-Kinderman is a math coach...yes, a math coach. And her work has helped put schools in Pocahontas County, W.Va. on par with with the most math-proficient states in the nation.
Margreet Bos went to see the world after graduating from WVU in 1995. Then her world changed when a grenade landed in her truck.