Morgantown

WVU Panel Looks Into Charleston Water Spill

Mar 21, 2014
Graphic Detailing the Elk River zone of critical concern, from downstream strategies new report.
Downstream Strategies

Monday evening, a special panel will be discussing the recent water spill into the Elk River.

This panel will be made up of journalists who covered the event, which affected the water supply of about 300,000 state residents.

This panel at West Virginia University is designed to analyze local and national coverage of this event. It will also discuss how crisis news coverage has changed, in today’s digital news media environment.

Maryanne Reed is the dean of West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism.

Ben Adducchio / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

This article is part of a special series highlighting the Jewish experience in West Virginia. It's a companion to the television series The Story of the Jews, airing March 25 and April 1 at 8 pm on West Virginia PBS.

We continue our series on the Jewish community in West Virginia, with a story about a Morgantown lawyer whose Jewish faith has contributed to his life's passion.

Allan Karlin came to Morgantown in 1974, to work as a lawyer in rural communities. His mission was to fight oppression and represent those who were struggling in the face of it.

The story behind the Morgantown area girls charged with murdering their best friend.

WVU President leaving for job at Clemson

Nov 11, 2013
West Virginia University

A West Virginia University official says the university plans to start a search process for an interim president after President Jim Clements was named to the same post at Clemson University.
 
     WVU Board of Governors Chairman Jim Dailey says procedures are in place to form a search committee. He says that will start "in the immediate near future."
 
     Clements was named Clemson's 15th president on Monday. He had served as WVU's president since 2009.
 

Trans Tech Conference comes to Morgantown

Nov 7, 2013
Ben Adducchio / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The term “TransTech” has been floating around for about five years, according to Carl Irwin, creator of the TransTech Energy Program at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy.

It refers to technologies that try to transition the nation’s energy portfolio into something that’s more economically sustainable, while at the same time, being competitive and using lower amounts of carbon. Carl Irwin says the public plays an important part in recognizing transitional technologies.

Audio: Sen. Rockefeller's broadband summit

Nov 5, 2013
Sen. Jay Rockefeller
State of West Virginia / State of West Virginia

You can listen to Rockefeller's full comments at his broadband summit on November 4, 2013 in Morgantown here.

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