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From Loneliness to Belonging

Loneliness is a pervasive health problem. This nursing researcher has a way to stop it.

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Putting the Science in Forensic Science

We’re training the next generation of forensic scientists and grappling with a growing field.

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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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Celebrating Einstein

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

Ali Rezai

The Future of Healing the Brain

Dr. Ali Rezai's methods of treating neurological disorders sound like mere science fiction. But they're not.

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The Man Helping Save America's Sheep

Professor Scott Bowdridge has spent his entire adult life studying a parasite killing sheep. He may have just figured out how to stop it.


Healing Without The High

Steven Kinsey is finding ways to treat neuropathic pain with cannabis - safely and without the high, man.

Mars terrain.

A Dream of Mars

One of the finest amateur robot minds outside of NASA has put WVU's robotics program on the map.

Jennifer Gallagher holds up yeast.

My Cousin Yeast

Four years after a coal-washing chemical spilled into West Virginia's Elk River, this geneticist is still unraveling the question of "What does this stuff do?"

Humans and Robots

Humans and Computers

For Saiph Savage, the intersection of humans and computers is as much an exploration of sociology and psychology as it is numbers and data.

Candice Brown

One Size Does Not Fit All

Candice Brown explores the biological gender differences in sepsis patients.


Fighting Opioids

WVU professors are on the frontlines of combatting the opioid crisis.

Antar Jutla in front of a map of Yemen.

The Outbreak Hunter

One researcher is predicting cholera before it appears.

Greg Dahle at the arboretum.

City Jungles

Greg Dahle puts dollar values on West Virginia's urban forests.

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WVU at 150

We take a look back at the people, places and events that helped make WVU truly unique.