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The West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design is pleased to welcome three new faculty members – Sophan “Steve” Chhin, Debanjan Das and Christopher Lituma – to its School of Natural Resources and School of Design and Community Development.

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Yasmeen Juma West Virginia University  Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design alumna Yasmeen Juma was recently awarded 2nd prize in the Graduate Student Design Category at the 7th “Yuan Ye” International Competition, an annual design competition for landscape architecture students and professionals.

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Ember Morrissey working in her lab. With more than 7 billion microorganisms in the soil, it’s no surprise we still have a lot to learn about  them and their impact on the environment. A  West Virginia University  researcher is uncovering critical information about these tiny organisms under our feet, which although small, can have a huge impact on the environment.

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Ralph Glover, Jr. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University alumnus Ralph Glover, Jr., believes in “paying it forward” when it comes to helping WVU students. To this end, he has established the Ralph Glover Forestry Scholarship, an endowed fund that will support undergraduate students enrolled in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design’s Division of Forestry and Natural Resources.

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child kissing horse during equine therapy West Virginia University’s equine therapy program is helping change the lives of people with disabilities, providing the training for nuanced care for both physical and mental impairments.

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Donald J. Horvath, longtime professor of animal and veterinary sciences at Dr. Donald Horvath, ca. 1957  West Virginia University, passed away in 2011, but left behind a legacy of inspired learning that his family will honor through the establishment of the Dr. Donald J. Horvath Memorial Scholarship.

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