Spring 2018

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.

Soccer player kicking ball toward the viewer.

The Secrets of a Champion Team

The WVU women's soccer team has a few secret weapons in their arsenal -- smart tech.

Scott Bowdridge portrait

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.

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.

A tree in the Core Arboretum in fall.

Walk Through the Arboretum

Delve into the core of this picturesque 91-acre tree sanctuary in Morgantown.

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?"

Portrait of Rodney Williams.

The Startup to Watch

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

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.

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.