Using help from West Virginia University experts, the Mountain Stewardship and Outdoor Leadership School, and the Morgantown Learning Academy have provided a solution to a current water resource problem. Students are reclaiming a flooded area of the academy’s garden and have built a pond.
As President Donald Trump announces his intention to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord, a nearly worldwide agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions beginning in 2020, experts at West Virginia University say the move is “poorly conceived” and will cost the U.S. more in world stature than the accord would have imposed.
A West Virginia University professor in the School of Public Health began teaching about climate change more than 20 years ago, hoping reasonable people would see a trend and take action to prevent melting ice caps and rising seas. Instead, the issue has become a political dispute, with many key elected officials saying they don’t believe it’s happening.
Thanks to Bailey Williams, a reporter with WBOY, for covering yesterday’s symposium.
Researchers at West Virginia University’s Institute for Water Security and Science have been busy since the Institute got off the ground in early 2016, and they are eager to share their research with attendees at their upcoming spring symposium from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown.
The WVU Institute of Water Security and Science will host a Spring Symposium on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:00pm – 7:00 p.m. at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown.
Please join the Institute of Water Security and Science, WVU Media Innovation Center and the College of Education and Human Services for "Gendered Vulnerabilities: How Water Shapes Education and Labor for Dalit Women in Kerala, India," a seminar by WVU alum, Dr. Sera Mathew, that will be held Monday, February 20, at 4 p.m. in The Forum, located in the Reed College of Media Innovation Center.
When West Virginia University Provost Joyce McConnell got the call from the office of Governor-elect Jim Justice to co-chair his transition team alongside Marshall University Provost Gayle Ormiston, she didn’t hesitate to agree.
When our students aren’t in the classroom, they’re learning in the real world. Because sometimes it’s these experiences that make the best lessons. For Carol R. Amendola, coordinator of the bachelor of social work program at West Virginia University, that means sending students out into the field to learn about how a water crisis can affect a community.
Every four years, the Olympic Games arrive on the international scene to great fanfare. But, this year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have been surrounded by a myriad of negative attention. The issues facing this year’s Olympics have ranged from widespread fear of the Zika virus, to poor water quality, and threats of terrorism.