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Mountaineer Mascot Jonathan Kimble standing on Seneca Rocks.

A Heart to Serve: The Story of the Mountaineer

He’s not a nameless cartoon character. He’s a real man representing all things Mountaineer. Jonathan Kimble, perhaps the busiest mascot on the planet, is in his element while representing WVU.

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Seeds in Good Ground

What do community planning, sustainable clothing, and robots have in common? They are all part of WVU’s direct influence on jobs and the economy.

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A Seat at the Table

Take a seat at our dinner table where we will tackle critical issues (like energy, the environment, healthcare) facing West Virginia and the world. Our dinner conversation has never been so animated.

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Damage Control

One wildly successful internship (designing a tool tracking system for a helicopter manufacturing company) guaranteed Shaun O’Connor a great job.

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Unbound

Jeff Daniels’ hostage research has the potential of saving lives and has attracted the attention of the FBI.

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Take A Poem

Sandy Baldwin doesn’t just sit and play online games like a typical user. He immerses himself and his students in very unusual and creative ways.

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A Major League Act

WVU alumnus Justin Halladay bridges cultural boundaries by bringing a great American pastime to children in Latin America.

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Not Immune to Caring

PhD candidate Zelalem Haile is working to improve the health of his native country’s people, even though he might never be able to return home.

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Giving of the Heart

Cardiologist Larry Rhodes delves into each patient’s case with his whole heart. Treating children with major heart problems is what makes him tick.

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