Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University was awarded close to $2.6 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for three scientific research projects.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, Gov. Jim Justice called the legislature into special session Sunday afternoon, and News Director Eric Douglas speaks with WVU researchers about their work to analyze duct tape and make it even stronger evidence in court.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
For most of us, we turn on the water faucet and clean water comes out. But we may not realize the water pipes that deliver the water to our homes have a micro slime inside them.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, a West Virginia University researcher is looking into the apparent decline of wild turkeys in several states.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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