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WVU students awarded Gilman Scholarships to pursue education abroad

Twelve  West Virginia University students will expand their educational horizons this summer through study abroad programs provided by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Created and funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Gilman Scholarship is a competitive national award for undergraduate students interested in opportunities abroad. Since the scholarships inception in 2004, 88 WVU students have benefitted from the program.

Full-ride scholarships at WVU College of Applied Human Sciences, Chambers College aim to keep students in West Virginia

The Hayhurst family is renewing its commitment to keep West Virginia students in the Mountain State with three gifts to support full-ride scholarships at  West Virginia University's  John Chambers College of Business and Economics and  the new College of Applied Human Sciences.

The family’s latest contributions – totaling $873,000 – support one new and two existing scholarships established to honor brothers Robert, Robin and Ronald Hayhurst and their shared passion for WVU. 

Pressures within supply chains paved the way to an oversupply of prescription opioids, WVU researcher finds

In today’s post-pandemic world, strained global supply chains have emerged as a new norm. But in the case of prescription opioids, namely oxycodone and hydrocodone in the early 2000s, that supply chain flowed freely without any kinks.

This is in part due to the influence of supplier pool pressure on pharmacy participation in oversupply, according to research conducted by Ednilson Bernardes, professor and program coordinator of global supply chain management at the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics.

Industry trailblazer signs on to help launch WVU esports academic program

The foundation for West Virginia University’s academic esports program will be laid with help from a leader in the esports industry, David Chen, an entrepreneur with strong ties to the gaming industry.

Chen is tasked with developing the framework for the esports minor which begins in early 2023 with three core interdepartmental courses from the College of Applied Human Sciences and the John Chambers College of Business and Economics. Electives will be offered from those colleges along with the Reed College of Media.