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While most of West Virginia University is on summer break, a small group of students is working in labs in every corner of campus, participating in important research and getting a head start on building their careers. These students have spent approximately two months in a variety of annual programs researching and collecting data before presenting their results.
Listen as six students discuss the value of their early research experience at WVU and as WVU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michele Wheatly and visiting lecturer Gera Jochum discuss the importance of research.
June 10, 2010 KDKA Radio
Researchers at WVU have released a study showing how dangerous distracted driving really is. KDKA radio talked to one of the researchers, Dr David Martinelli, about what the study says.
Researchers at WVU have released a study showing how dangerous distracted driving really is. KDKA radio in Pittsburgh talks to one of the researchers, Dr David Martinelli, about what the study says.
From her corner office on Stewart Hall’s second floor, Michele G. Wheatly looks out at the crossroads of West Virginia University: the Mountainlair student center to one side, iconic Woodburn Hall, home of the school’s largest college, to the other.
What better perspective for the person newly charged with leading the academic mission of a major land grant research university?
Wheatly believes it was meant to be.
“I feel that WVU chose me,” Wheatly, 53, said in an interview. “I wasn’t on the job market, but when the search committee approached me, I found this was an amazing opportunity and I just couldn’t refuse it.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Over the last five years, West Virginia University’s Department of Physics has transformed itself into a nationally-respected hub of research and achievement.
“We’ve been fortunate to have hired some fantastic young faculty to go along with burgeoning research programs and outstanding students,” Earl Scime, chair of the department, said. “We’re a small department that has a big impact on research nationally and internationally and that distinguishes us from some of our peer institutions.”
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WVU Biology Professor Letha Sooter is featured in the latest edition of The Neuron, West Virginia’s journal of science and research. Her work into nanotechnology is garnering both state and national attention.