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Going out in Style: Mortarboard Messages

Commencement does not mark the end of creativity and inspiration, as we can see in some of our favorite graduation caps in recent years.

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Guns, Drugs and Science

Firing pistols and burning drugs. That's another day at the office for WVU Chemistry Professor Suzanne Bell.

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Outer Space

Emily Calandrelli delves into the mysteries of the universe on TV shows such as "Xploration Outer Space" and "Bill Nye Saves the World."

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Test Track

A new virtual reality system developed at WVU is pushing neuroscience forward. An eye-scanning technology is keeping financial information safe around the world.

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T-Minus

A robot turns from space mining to pollinating raspberries. Drones work as a team. And students find a way to make medical research run faster.

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Matter of Fact

We bid farewell to Arnold Hall, "meet the press" and applaud WVU's online grad program in software engineering.

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Thinking it Through

Edward Etzel, director of the Russell "Bud" Bolton Center for Sports Ethics at WVU, examines the changing culture of sports and its erosion of ethics.

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Successors

Keith Bowers, BS '82, Landscape Architecture, is on a quest to restore the world's ecological future.

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Ask an Expert

Firing pistols and burning drugs. That's another day at the office for WVU Chemistry Professor Suzanne Bell.

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Staff Picks

The herbarium in the Life Sciences Building is like an encyclopedia of plants that were once alive.

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Nature’s Lab

Hemp, which was once illegal to grow in the U.S., is now fair game for research projects with state departments of agriculture.

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You Tell Us

We love hearing from you. Readers in this edition shared touching notes about "Guarding the Nation's Tomb" and the Mountaineer Marching Band.

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Viewfinder

Girls of all ages around Morgantown were asked to write down their dreams. Here is what they said.

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Right Brain

Government officials labeled Mother Jones the "most dangerous woman in America" and the "grandmother of all agitators."

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Mind over Muscle

See what it takes for rifle champion Ginny Thrasher to make the shot for Olympic gold.

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Engineering a New Medicine

New technology shows how brain functions can revolutionize healthcare.

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Final Frontier

This map of hydrogen in the Milky Way galaxy is the clearest ever made.

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Class Notes

Here is where we celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow alumni, welcome new Mountaineers to the world and bid farewell to those who've passed on.

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The Last Word

Emily Calandrelli delves into the mysteries of the universe on TV shows such as "Xploration Outer Space" and "Bill Nye Saves the World."

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The List

Take a look at these video performances by the WVU Bluegrass Band.

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E & H2O

Elements that help power everything from the smartphone in your pocket to the nation's missile guidance system could come from an unlikely Appalachian source — acid mine drainage sludge.

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