History professor Joshua Arthurs has been awarded the prestigious Rome Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome. The Rome Fellowship is awarded to about 30 emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives.
For the 2015 West Virginia University class of Bucklew Scholars, their state's flagship university is all about opportunities--to become cardiologists and engineers, to study abroad, to discover, research, learn and grow.
Kirk Hazen, professor in the Department of English and director of the West Virginia Dialect Project, heads the one-man linguistics department at West Virginia University and is the only researcher documenting dialect in West Virginia.
Designer, artist and environmentalist Maya Lin will visit West Virginia University on Thursday, April 16, where she will present the annual Dan and Betsy Brown Lecture as part of the events leading up to the opening of the new Art Museum of WVU in August.
The WVU College of Creative Arts is celebrating the delivery of three new Steinway pianos to the Creative Arts Center on April 16, another step in the process of the School of Music making the transition to an All-Steinway School.