By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer If you ever wrote a research paper thinking the sole purpose of it was to get a passing grade, think again because now that research can win you money. West Liberty University recently announced a call for submissions for the RECAP (Research, Creative Activity, Performance) symposium and competition.
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer West Liberty University is partaking in the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good, for the first time ever this fall.
Compiled by Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor History instructor Sandra Czernek was selected to present her research for the National Council for History Education’s annual conference. The event was held in Atlanta, Ga. from March 30 to April 1. Her program was about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, titled “Faith Alone, Grace Alone: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.”
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Several students from West Liberty University had the chance to attend Undergraduate Research Day at the West Virginia State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. From psychology and media design to science, many aspects of WLU were represented at the Capitol.
By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer West Liberty has several opportunities for students that enables them to showcase their many talents and projects. One of such opportunities is the upcoming English Symposium, which is an annual event that is being held on campus this year on March 25 in Campbell Hall.
By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer The Student Research Competition returns to West Liberty for its 26th year. The competition has two categories: the first is Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Education, and the second is Natural Sciences and Math.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor On Oct. 1, West Liberty science students shined at the 69th National Conference of Chi Beta Phi at Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va. The WLU chapter was awarded the Most Outstanding Chapter and two student presenters, Katelyn “Katie” Yauch and Taylor Rogerson, earned second and third place, respectively, for their research.
By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor In March, Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Zachary Loughman and his team of four West Liberty University students concluded an almost two-year-long crayfish biology project that took them all the way to east Texas. Not only did they get to travel much farther than their usual Appalachian range, but they made a number of scientific…