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The Office of the Provost at West Virginia University has named three faculty members to the 2016-2017 class of Academic Leadership Fellows. The fellows will have part-time administrative appointments during the academic year that will allow them to work closely with University administration on major academic initiatives.
Six inspirational West Virginia University faculty members have been honored with the 2016 WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching. This year’s honorees are:
A West Virginia University faculty member and student have teamed up to combine music and technology to create some new sounds.
A respected community leader, a successful businessman, an accomplished educator and a dedicated employee with Facilities Management are being honored as "Most Loyals" during the 68th annual Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 30 - Nov. 8, on West Virginia University's campus.
Approximately 50 percent of all incoming freshman at West Virginia University that choose to study engineering are not considered calculus ready, which can hinder their learning and ability to succeed in the discipline. A trio of faculty in WVU's freshman engineering program have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to find solutions to help these struggling students.
Academic institutions across the country are seeking ways to lessen the underrepresentation of minority leadership in science, technology, engineering and math. West Virginia University's Joel Mejia, assistant professor of freshman engineering, recently attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Sciences' Summer Leadership Institute to become a part of the movement.
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