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A Well-Designed Life

Eve Faulkes isn’t an average designer; she might design lanyards using weed eater string one day and host a conference on political communication design the next.

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The Art of Being Local

Thinking, shopping, and buying local. Journalism students show small communities how to develop and cash in on buying local initiatives.

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A student wears 3-D goggles to see a giant map of a mouse brain.

Mapping the Latest Frontier: Your Brain

WVU researchers are looking for a key to unlock the secrets of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia. New technology is enabling them to map the brain and look for answers.

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Gordon Gee holds up a cookie in the shape of a bow tie.

Gee Returns Home

E. Gordon Gee is WVU’s 24th president. But his personality is no less dynamic than it was the first time he led our University in the 1980s.

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A scientist collects a water sample from a river in Charleston.

Responding in Crisis

A chemical spill that affected the Charleston area water system impacted over 300,000 people. See how WVU students and faculty responded to the emergency.

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Flying WV

The Legend of the Flying WV

Experience the symbol that unites Mountaineers as one. See how the Flying WV logo evolved from the minds of its creators more than 30 years ago.

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The Evolution of Digital Publishing

Cheryl Ball says people panned the move of book publishing from monasteries just like they’re challenging digital media. Read how she’s making information more open to the public.

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A horse in flood wreckage.

After the Storm

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, alumnus Rustin Moore led the largest horse rescue in the nation’s history.

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Open Your Eyes, America

When people say that West Virginians don’t often succeed, Emily Renzelli says they’re wrong. She’s just been named to Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 list for Law and Policy.

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Mildred Fizer

Leading 4-H

Mildred Fizer is the first woman in the nation to lead a state 4-H program. The organization was in the midst of an exciting time then and still is today.

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