Arts & Culture

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Shakespeare's Folios

WVU Libraries is home to one of the rarest and most important book collections in the history of the English language – William Shakespeare’s Folios.

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The Soldiers of World War I

Nearly 2,700 U.S. soldiers mobilized for World War I, which ended 100 years ago, had ties to WVU. Here's a look at some of those soldiers and letters from the war that are preserved at WVU Libraries.

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The Appalachian Table

When Anthony Bourdain wanted to know more about West Virginia cuisine, he visited alumnus Mike Costello’s kitchen.

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Food is Local. Food is Global. Food is Complicated.

The Food Justice Lab and a network of farmers are working to bring local food to local tables.

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The Beat Poet

Meet Daniel McTaggart: WVU custodian by night, beat poet by day.

A sculpture in the garden at the Art Museum of WVU.

Sculptures of the Art Museum

Next time you're on campus, take a stroll past the Art Museum and gaze in wonder at these elegant sculptures.

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Bring Me Home

"Country Roads" binds the world.

Elaine McMillion portrait

Making Sunlight in the Dark

Alumna Elaine McMillion Sheldon directed two documentaries in West Virginia about people who are combatting the opioid crisis and seeking recovery.

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Secrets of a Disaster

Author Catherine Venable Moore explains why it's important to remember one of the nation's worst industrial disasters that most of us don't know about.

Joanna Burt-Kinderman teaches math in a classroom.

Math Revolution

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.

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Celebrating Einstein

Albert Einstein has inspired a lot of progress at WVU -- and even art.

USS Indianapolis

The Solving of an Enduring World War II Mystery

Sometimes all it takes to solve a mystery is a Google search and a fudge shop.

Portrait of Rodney Williams.

The Startup to Watch

This young alum is a tech entrepreneur who developed a protocol that transmits data over audio.

WV scene in origami.

How to Remake a State

Some look at where we've been. We look at what's ahead. Here's what drives West Virginia forward.

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The WVU College of Law is aiding in one man's quest for freedom after 20 years in prison.