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11 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Board updated on Cyert Center visit

Staff from the county's preschool education program recently updated the Lincoln County Board of Education on a visit to the Cyert Center for Early Education in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, Carnegie Mellon University, West Hamlin, WV

15 hrs ago | Patch.com

Dacula High Grad Wins West Virginia University Fellowship

Veronique Vernot, a 2010 graduate of Dacula High School, has been accepted to the West Virginia University College of Law as a W.E.B. DuBois Fellow.

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17 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

'Safe Community' status a WVU-Morgantown goal

West Virginia University and the greater Morgantown area are teaming up to become the state's first officially recognized "Safe Community."

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Intelligencer

Improving Rural Access to Care

Seminars and forums on rural health care in West Virginia have been held regularly for several years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

The Huffington Post

America's Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues 'Sort Of Disappear'

APRIL 07: U.S. President Barack Obama visits with students in a 10th grade Microbiology class at Bladensburg High School April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Maryland.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Bladensburg, MD, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Status quo versus new faces

Voters could select a new majority for the Jefferson County school board next month when three seats on the nonpartisan body come up for grabs.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, WV, Charles Town, WV, Ranson, WV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Roch Capital & Peak Property Group Acquire Largest Off-Campus...

Roch Capital, a real estate and private equity investment firm out of Glen Mills, PA, and Peak Property Group, out of Columbus, OH, an expanding student housing investor and operator, announce the acquisition of West Run Apartments.

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Related Topix: Glen Mills, PA

Marietta Times

Salary for WVU president to be set April 25

The Higher Education Policy Commission will meet April 25 at Fairmont State University to vote on a new contract for West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee.

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Related Topix: Fairmont State University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

University of Kentucky, 8 others share grant to increase minority graduates in math, science

The University of Kentucky and eight other universities in Kentucky and West Virginia announced a $2.5 million grant Monday to help more minority students graduate with degrees in math and science.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, Centre College

West Virginia Metro

Morgantown meeting to focus on underage and high risk drinking

Underage and high risk drinking will be the focus of a town hall meeting involving Morgantown city officials and those with West Virginia University later this week.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV

Agri Marketing

Finalists Named In Alltech's Young Scientist Competition

FINALISTS NAMED IN ALLTECH'S YOUNG SCIENTIST COMPETITION Apr. 14, 2014 Source: Alltech news release Alltech has named the eight finalists to vie for the 2014 Alltech Young Scientist undergraduate and graduate titles, awards bestowed on the two champions of the global competition that rewards scientific innovation through research.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Ireland, University of Tennessee, Spain, Brazil

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Gee looks to WVU's future

Editor's note: E. Gordon Gee has routinely been recognized among the top university presidents in the nation, and now he's back at West Virginia University for his second stint as president.

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Related Topix: Enterprise, WV, Charleston, WV

Weirton Daily Times

Matey included in class of '14

WEIRTON Among this year's selections for the Weirton Hall of Fame is the late Barbara Matey, who has been nominated in the category of education.

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Related Topix: Weirton, WV, Hancock County, WV, University of Pennsylvania, Education Etc., University of Pittsburgh

Star-Telegram.com

Va. college 'free-speech zones' latest to fall

The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college "free speech zones" is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Texas Tech

Huntington News

WVDEP, WVU sponsoring environmental permitting and compliance seminar

A seminar designed to help West Virginia businesses and organizations better understand state and federal environmental regulations and the consequences of non-compliance is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on May 21, in Barboursville.

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Related Topix: Barboursville, WV

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Gordon Gee talks future of WVU

He's recognized as one of the nation's top college presidents, he wears a bow tie and he has a plan to move West Virginia University forward over at least the next five years.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV, Ohio State University

The Inter-Mountain

AmeriCorps seeks volunteers

Energy Express AmeriCorps is recruiting volunteers to spend the summer weeks helping children living in rural and low income areas of West Virginia to maintain or gain reading skills through Energy Express of West Virginia University Extension Service.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV, Mill Creek, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Big News Network.com

WVU-Parkersburg board OKs 8 pct. tuition hike

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

The Torch

Conrado M. Gempesaw named new President of St. John's University

Conrado M. Gempesaw, Ph.D has been elected the 17th president of St. John's University, the Presidential Search Committee announced in an email this morning.

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Related Topix: Oxford, OH, Roman Catholic Church, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Intelligencer

Gas Workers at Risk Of Silica Exposure

Breathing only a tiny amount of silica dust per day - enough, roughly, to cover Franklin Delano Roosevelt's nose on a dime - can put a worker at risk for myriad health problems, according to Michael Breitenstein of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Lung Cancer, OSHA

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