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A History of Coal and Gas

The historically rich West Virginia coal and petroleum industries are being preserved at the Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum.

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Katherine Szepelak signed her name and drew her likeness in the cupola at Woodburn Hall.

Flashback -Woodburn Hall

The hidden history of Woodburn Hall is chronicled in generations of names etched in the plaster on the walls of the small cupola room overlooking the Monongahela River.

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Greg Dahle at the arboretum.

City Jungles

Greg Dahle puts dollar values on West Virginia's urban forests.

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Hannah Lin

Demystifying the Dragon

Before 2006, WVU had zero Chinese language or culture courses. Along came Hannah Lin to change that.

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Episode 3 - Set to Refresh

A lot of people need jobs in Southern West Virginia. And area farmers needed to sell their food. Ben Gilmer put some skin in the game and is putting ex-coal miners back to work on mountaintop and rooftop farms.

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Episode 2 - Girls Can Code

When Ysabel Bombardiere walked into a middle school classroom to recruit girls for a coding club, she heard boys say, “Girls cannot code.” The girls in the Kanawha County Girls Who Code club are now saying, “Wanna bet?”

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Matthew Van Dyne poses in the WVU costume workshop.

The Fashion Slayer

Television served as a catalyst for an unlikely yet prosperous career behind the scenes in Hollywood for this WVU alumnus.

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