Rising Scientist Program Launched

When 15-year-old Addison Leaberry asked to meet with Marshall University’s President Jerry Gilbert last fall, she had no idea he would agree to meet. She also had no idea that he would take her...

She Took A Leap of Faith

For the past 10 months, I have woken up each day to the beautiful view of the state capitol directly across the Kanawha River. To be more specific, I was waking up in the freshman dorms at the University of...

Hey Doc…Try This!

International Award Winning nutrition writer Gary Taubes Joins West Virginia health leaders at Try This for Health Professionals Day June 1 Piggybacking on the fourth annual Try This West Virginia...

WV Student Vies for Google Prize

A talented student in Morgantown could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google has announced the 53 state and territory winners in its ninth annual Doodle 4 Google...

Blessings in a Backpack

This story was originally published on  West Virginia Executive The teacher knew they were hungry. There were five little ones in her classroom whose families were struggling to make ends meet. These...

Make Cents West Virginia

Education leaders across the state are joining forces to help students improve their financial skills. Earlier today, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) and The Education...

There is Only The Commons

If I asked any John Marshall High School graduate from 1968 until 2015 where they ate lunch, I would get a specific answer. They wouldn’t have to think about it. They wouldn’t have to try to remember....