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WVU students selected to present research to members of Congress

Two West Virginia University students’ novel research on ergot alkaloids - toxic compounds produced by fungi - and their importance to the fields of agriculture and medicine will take them to Capitol Hill to present their findings to members of Congress.
 

Caroline Leadmon, from Hurricane, and Jessi Tyo, a Gassaway native, are among 60 students selected nationally by the Council on Undergraduate Research to participate in Posters on the Hill April 29-30.

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WVU researcher finds sexism ‘pervasive in agriculture faculty’

MORGANTOWN, W. Va.— A West Virginia University researcher has found that sexism is still pervasive among agriculture faculty in spite of gains made in the last 15 years. Haley Rosson , assistant professor of agriculture in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and Extension education, said behaviors include toxic work environments, unhealthy competition, inappropriate interactions and policy violations.

 

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