Virtual Reality Project on Nuclear Threats Wins SXSW Award
March 30, 2022
A virtual reality (VR) project executive produced by researchers at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security (SGS) and Games for Change won the Jury Award for Extended Reality (XR) Experiences at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival. Read more here.
Energy and Economics: Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
March 28, 2022
It’s been four weeks since Russia first invaded Ukraine, and the world is already beginning to see economic and energy impacts. Russia is one of the top three oil producers and the second leading natural gas producer in the world. What does this mean for the Western world? Read more here.
Ukraine — Russian Misinformation and Cybersecurity
March 14, 2022
As the war wages in Ukraine, how is internet discourse adding fuel to the fire — and what cybersecurity threats remain? Asha Rangappa '96, CNN legal and national security analyst and former FBI agent, moderated a discussion with Princeton experts. Read more here.
Ukraine — Global Ramifications
March 7, 2022
On March 4, the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs held a second live, virtual discussion about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, this time focusing on the Western response, how it affects global migration, and humanitarian-related perspectives on the conflict. Read more here.
The Conflict in Ukraine
Feb. 26, 2022
Russia deployed troops into neighboring Ukraine on Feb. 24 — an attack coming just days after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in the Donbas region of Ukraine, saying that Russia would intervene as an act of self-defense. Read more here.
Currie Briefs White House on Lead Remediation
Feb. 14, 2022
Janet Currie briefed President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and members of the President's economic team at a Feb. 8 meeting focused on the economics of infrastructure investments. Currie, the Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, focused her remarks on the effects of lead exposure on outcomes for children. Read more here.
WVU researchers to unveil economic action plan for Potomac Highlands counties
Jan. 13, 2020
The five-county area comprising West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands could improve economically by embracing and promoting its regional identity, according to a new study by three West Virginia University centers. After a year and a half of research, the plan will be released Friday at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield. Read more here.
WVU business college launches campaign to bring new building to fruition
Sept. 9, 2019
In a little more than two years, the John Chambers College of Business and Economics will write the next chapter in business education in its new home, transforming West Virginia University’s campus, the community of Morgantown and the student experience. At nearly 180,000-square-feet, Reynolds Hall will more than double the space that the Chambers College has in its current building. Read more here.
NASA’s IV&V Facility rededicated to honor achievements of West Virginia native Katherine Johnson
July 2, 2019
In 1961, Greenbrier County native Katherine Johnson calculated the trajectory for the space flight of Alan Shepard, the first American in space, breaking the boundaries of race and gender during a time of segregation and social tension. Tuesday, her achievements and legacy were honored. Read more here.
Communities in West Virginia, Maryland face uncertain future over looming mill closure
May 9, 2019
It’s been 130 years since what was then known as West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company began in current-day Luke, Maryland. Now, the town is struggling to cope with the threat that the mill could close its doors for the final time in fewer than 60 days. Read more here.
Heritage vs. Hate: A military historian explains Confederate memorials in the Mountain State 
Aug. 16, 2017
The recent events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia, following the protests centered around the city’s plan to remove its statue of Confederate States of America General Robert E. Lee, have sparked controversial discussion that arises with relative frequency — Is the Confederacy a symbol of heritage or a symbol of hate? Read more here.
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