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Unwind and Recharge

Unwind and Recharge

Ever wonder why we still have to charge our phones and computers? One minute your phone reads 100 percent and before you know it, it’s down to 20 percent. On top of that, you’ve lost your charger. 

WVU Chambers College Ph.D. student selected for prestigious fellowship

Margaret Bock, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, has been selected as the winner of the 20th Annual Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science. The fellowship will provide a 2020-2021 academic year stipend of $30,000 to support Bock’s dissertation research entitled, “The Road Less Traveled: Economic Analysis of Roads and Highways.”

A native of Hedgesville, Bock came to WVU for graduate studies in 2016 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Economics with a focus in public economics and urban/regional economics.

Level up: Chambers College Ph.D. student teaches economic principles through video games

Noah Trudeau, a third-year Economics Ph.D. student in West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, is finding new and innovative ways to reach his students through virtual learning. 

In addition to his regular office hours, Trudeau is offering his time via Twitch, a live-streaming platform for video gamers. The site allows users to watch others play games and also chat with other gamers around the world.

How to Stay Successful and Find the Good in Each Day

This week, we shared the above photo on Instagram and asked what your study essentials were. Whether it’s fun pens, several notebooks, coffee or tea, sweet or salty snacks, and of course, Country Roads on repeat, we want to make sure you have all the tools you need to succeed while learning online. 

We’re here to help you succeed. Please reach out to our Chambers College advisors, our Center for Career Development (CCD), and your faculty and staff if you have any questions regarding your class schedule, if you would like a resume review, or if you need further instructions on one of your assignments. You’re not in this alone. 

An Update from WVU Chambers College Dean Reyes

Dear Chambers College students:

I hope each of you are settling into your new environments and routines as the spring semester resumes in a way that is quite different than the one we all planned. The world is facing an unprecedented global pandemic, and you are learning online when you would have rather been learning and making memories on campus.

WVU’s Encova Center to provide community businesses support through Google and Small Business Administration workshops

West Virginia University is continuing to support West Virginia small businesses through uncertain times by offering critical resources to help them navigate the sharp economic challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Encova Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, housed in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will host three upcoming digital workshops in partnership with Google and the Small Business Administration.