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Ken Ward

The Genius Journalist

Ken Ward Jr. is the genius journalist you don’t want investigating you

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Tynice Martin

The Mental Comeback

Recovering from an injury can be a challenge. A WVU professor explores the psychology of sports injuries.

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Matt Kasson and Chestnut Tree

Resurrecting a forest giant

In a time long gone, the American chestnut tree stood tall as an economic and ecological anchor of the East Coast.

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operating table

Saving Lives After Death

Practicing on cadavers prepares the doctors of tomorrow for real surgery.

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Cookbooks and Rolling Pins

Cookbooks and Rolling Pins

Roll over and make room, William Shakespeare and Mark Twain. The Rare Books Collection at West Virginia University Libraries is now home to one of the more mouth watering compilations on a university campus.

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MIDAS Three photograph

Space Mining

How do you access water on Mars? This engineering team is finding out.

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Jason Horne collects readings

The Future of Water

Water researchers are pushing for a network of weather monitoring stations.

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Adam Korona and Spacesuit

The Spacesuit Maker

As a spacesuit engineer, one alumnus defines what the next spacesuits look like.

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Portrait of Renee Nicholson

Last (W)rites

A patient is not a number. Each is a human with a story to tell.

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Portrait of Jason Phillips

The History of the Future

History doesn’t always repeat itself, says this Civil War historian.

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