Reynolds Hall, transformative learning and research complex at WVU, opens for business
Reynolds Hall, the futuristic 186,000-square-foot complex set to transform learning and research in higher ed, is officially open for business.
Chambers College Faculty and Staff Encourage You to Participate on #WVUDayofGiving
Mark your calendars, Chambers College family! West Virginia University's sixth Day of Giving is March 22, 2023.
Dean Hall Named to Pittsburgh Business Time’s 20 People to Know in Higher Education list
Joshua Hall took the helm of West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics in August 2021, just in time for the opening of Reynolds Hall for the fall term. The 186,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art learning and research complex features experiential learning classrooms, a real-time stock ticker, computer labs, a 300-seat auditorium, atrium, study rooms, a cafe, green space and a fitness center. During Hall’s nine years at WVU, he has also held positions including professor, economics department chair and associate dean for research. He is also co-author of the annual Economic Freedom of the World report.
WVU Chambers College names 12th class to Roll of Distinguished Alumni
The John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University will induct three alumni who have served as examples of lifelong leadership in the fields of energy, apparel and human resources into its 12th annual Roll of Distinguished Alumni.
Gun violence spills into new neighborhoods as gentrification displaces drug crime, according to WVU study
Gentrification doesn’t erase drug crime and gun violence. Instead, research from West Virginia University economist Zachary Porreca shows that when one urban block becomes upwardly mobile, organized criminal activity surges outward to surrounding blocks, escalating the violence in the process.
West Virginia University’s Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship receives grant from the Benedum Foundation
The West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem has received a $125,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to support the expansion and infrastructure of the West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (WVEE). This funding will connect and identify opportunities for improvement in aiding entrepreneurs across West Virginia by bringing together key providers and business development resources. Additional funded partners in this effort include The EdVenture Group, Inc.,and the Robert C. Byrd Institute.
Four finalists to compete in Mountaineer mascot cheer-off event
Four students who are eager to represent West Virginia University and their home state as the 69th Mountaineer mascot will compete in a cheer-off competition during the men’s basketball game versus Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. Monday (Feb. 20) in the WVU Coliseum.
WVU gift-giving expert plays Cupid with Valentine’s Day present advice
For Valentine’s Day, a holiday when anxieties about choosing the wrong presents can be high, a West Virginia University gifting expert is sharing lessons learned from his gift-giving research.
Digital gift cards are easy to use, hard to lose – but givers still avoid them
Recent research by Julian Givi, an expert on gifting and WVU assistant professor of marketing, shows that while gift givers worry that digital gift cards might violate gift giving norms, recipients don’t mind getting them.
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