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WVU Professor’s Patented System Could Save Lives and Make Cities More Resilient After Natural Disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large...
18-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nation’s Largest Clean Vehicle Awareness Event by WVU Joins World’s Largest Earth Day Event in Dallas

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The National Odyssey Kickoff Event is set to take place during Earth Day Texas on April 20.
19-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Students Experiment with Artificial Intelligence to Detect Fake News

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The WVU Reed College of Media, in collaboration with computer science students and faculty at the WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, is hosting an artificial intelligence course at its Media Innovation Center that...
27-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Talking Twang: Study Examines How Dialect Impacts Learning in Appalachian Classrooms

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A new West Virginia University study examines differences in students’ dialects across the state and how perceptions of dialect differences shape their educational experiences.
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find That Retirement and Healthy Lifestyle Don’t Always Correlate

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Healthy lifestyle adherence among retired, late middle-aged adults may be more challenging than originally thought.
7-Mar-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

West Virginia University Awarded $1.25 Million From ARPA-E for Transformational Energy Technology

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WVU has received $1.25 million from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, known as ARPA-E. The award will be used to develop technologies for converting electrical energy from renewable resources into energy-dense carbon-neutral liquid...
21-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Researchers Join National Program to Develop Technologies to Enhance Natural Gas Utilization

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West Virginia University has joined a national effort to turn natural gas into valuable products and do it at the well. This serves a real-world need for many production locations in the Marcellus Shale, especially those in West Virginia, where...
13-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU’s Alternative Fuels Program Joins Efforts with Earth Day TX to Conduct Odyssey Kickoff Event and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Summit

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Earth Day Texas will host the kickoff as part of an inaugural one-day alternative fuel vehicle summit, coordinated by the NAFTC.
27-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

WVU Experts: Federal Budget Cuts Undermine Investing in Innovation, Future Economy

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24-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT

WVU Expert Says Terrorism Is ‘Not a Muslim Thing’

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Political and economic unrest, not religion or ethnicity, are often the causes of terrorist attacks like the one in Manchester, England. The response should not just center on increasing military action and security reinforcement , according to a...
23-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

WVU Legal Expert Calls Justice Department Appointment of Special Counsel ‘Inevitable’

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18-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Healthcare, Economic Experts Urge Caution in ACA Repeal and Replace Debate

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4-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT

WVU Expert: Coal Miners’ Healthcare Plans Hang in the Balance Unless Congress Acts

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20-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Military Strikes in Syria Raise Questions About U.S. Role in Middle East Conflicts

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7-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

WVU Expert Compares Effects of Climate Change to Eroding Infrastructure

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28-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Coal Job Losses May Level, but West Virginia Will Rely More Heavily on Natural Gas for GDP

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28-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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