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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University took center stage in Beijing, China, over the weekend, as Vaike Haas , assistant professor of landscape architecture , was honored for her exemplary work by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, the premier international organization for landscape architecture educators.
Haas was...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - When it comes to problem-solving, the WVU Davis College and the West Virginia Natural Resources Conservation Service have a lot in common. This is one of the many reasons why the two entities developed a five-year project agreement in 2015, initially allocating resources for six research projects to be carried out by WVU...

An important message for Davis College landscape architecture and design studies alumni follows below. This message will also be distributed via email on Thursday, May 11. Dear Colleagues, For the past 17 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted their annual survey of America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools. I write today to ask for your...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Over the past few decades, the City of Pittsburgh has become “a model of Rust Belt revitalization,” and its revival, in large part, is due to the preservation and management of parks systems. West Virginia University will provide an opportunity for students and community members to learn valuable lessons from one of...

Mile by mile, WVU is trailblazing recreational paths for current and future Mountaineers to enjoy. ----- It’s an unseasonably warm February day in Morgantown, but a cool breeze is moving through a wooded valley tucked away in West Virginia University’s downtown area. At the end of Outlook Street, less than one-half mile from the Mountainlair...

Lisa Orr's lifelong fascination with Appalachia's rural cemeteries began when she was just 11 years old during a visit with her family to the rolling hills of Preston County, where she attended the funeral of her great-grandmother. She was inspired so much that this topic became a life-long-learning pursuit, becoming the subject of her research in...

James Thompson, professor of soil science, is one of six West Virginia University faculty members to be selected for the 2017 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Established in 1985 by the WVU Foundation, the Outstanding Teaching award honors faculty who are particularly effective, inspiring teachers or who have established patterns of...

On April 9-13, West Virginia University scholars will join other experts in the fields of mining and reclamation for a joint conference of three prominent organizations. Members of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative, and the West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force will gather at the...

Congratulations to several West Virginia University researchers from the Davis College Division of Plant and Soil Sciences and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, whose co-authored article was recently featured on the front cover of the Journal of Chemical Education. Their article, "Demonstrating the Effect of Surfactant on Water Retention of Waxy...

For more than half his life, Mannon Gallegly, West Virginia University professor emeritus of plant pathology, has been perfecting the tomato. In 1950, his research on vegetable diseases and tomato blight at WVU led him on a 13-year journey that culminated with the West Virginia ’63, also dubbed the “people’s tomato,” released in 1963 and...