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Managing chronic conditions with healthful diets topic of class presentation

This fall, human nutrition and foods students at West Virginia University immersed themselves in the world of medical nutrition therapy – and how nutrition can be used to manage and reduce chronic conditions like Type 2 diabetes.

Eager to share what they learned, the students will present "Healthy Dietary Patterns to Combat West Virginia Health Disparities" at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 30, in G06 Agricultural Sciences Building.

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WVU professor celebrates Appalachian landscapes through juried photographic work

Lisa Orr, West Virginia University assistant professor of landscape architecture, doing photographic work for the Women of Appalachia Project

West Virginia University assistant professor of landscape architecture Lisa Orr is using her photographic work to inspire others and generate a deeper understanding of Appalachian culture.

Orr’s work was selected for inclusion in the Women of Appalachia Project, which features Appalachia’s finest visual, literary and performing women artists. Her work will be a part of a traveling Fine Arts Exhibition that will tour parts of Ohio and West Virginia for the next six months. The most recent exhibition was held November 19 through December 24 at the Parkersburg Art Center.

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