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Summer 2017

In 1888, Woodburn Circle was the beginning of the University that helped to shape us. To the left is Commencement Hall, which was under construction, and near Martin Hall sat the Agriculture Experiment Station.

WVU at 150

We take a look back at the people, places and events that helped make WVU truly unique.

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Women Who Are Changing the Tech World

These women are changing the future of technology and women’s place in it.

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The ruins of the temple of Palmyra.

Defending Our Right to the Past

As ISIS destroys millennia-old cultural sites, art history professor Rhonda Reymond advocates for preserving our past.

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Home Among the Hills

Some students come from across the world just to attend WVU. Some students' parents immigrated to the U.S. And many students were born here. However they got here, they're all Mountaineers.

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"Hidden Figures" books

Summer 2017

An ice drilling team took home top honors in a NASA competition, the sports management graduate program is ranked 10th in the U.S., and an alumna wrote the book on pepperoni rolls.

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The Loss of a Twin

Christa Parravani speaks about the loss of a twin in her memoir "Her."

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An Immigration Story

Teewende Sandwidi wanted to protect his daughter from female genital mutilation. He found help from the WVU College of Law Immigration Clinic.

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Summer 2017

You responded to our stories on new industry in Appalachia, Mother Jones and breast cancer breakthroughs. And you had a lot to share about Arnold Hall.

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Summer 2017

We've shared WVU news with you, now tell us your news!

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Bill Withers

Grammy winner Bill Withers gives his spin on singing and life.

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Isaac Asimov

Dive into a comprehensive collection of beloved science fiction writer Isaac Asimov.

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Summer 2017

A doctor created a new way to repair hearts that leads to better health outcomes and engineers came up with a composite system that could prevent damage from earthquakes and hurricanes.

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Liv Kinkade, wrestling club president.

Summer 2017

See who's leading the weightlifting club at WVU. She's not messing around.

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Bye Arnold!

We bid farewell to an old friend we knew as Arnold Hall, which served as a home away from home for more than 35,000 students since 1957.

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Grad Caps

When it comes to graduation caps, these kids know how it's done.

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Truth, Justice and Karma: The Life of the Godfather of Asian-American Journalism

Known as the "godfather of Asian-American Journalism," K.W. Lee reflects on a remarkable career that began at WVU.

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Rolling Out Justice (With or Without Skates)

Mindy Parsley is a clerk at the West Virginia Supreme Court. After work, she transforms into "Minnie Hurl," a blocker for roller derby team the Chemical Valley Roller Girls.

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Alumni News

Join us for Homecoming in October and download the new Alumni Association app.

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Kadeisha Buchanan, Ashley Lawrence and Ginny Thrasher.

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Each of these photos tell you what happens because of West Virginia University. In the darkest hours of the night. In the brilliance of dawn. At home. And abroad. Stay tuned as we add new photos.

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