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Outstanding Librarian

The Awards Committee of the West Virginia University Library Faculty Assembly has selected Lori Hostuttler, interim director of the West Virginia and Regional History Center, as the Outstanding Librarian for 2022.

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Service Award

The Awards Committee of the West Virginia University Library Faculty Assembly has presented the Distinguished Service Award to David Roth as a digital education specialist in the Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support with 28 years of service.

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2021-2022 New Librarians

WVU Libraries welcomes these new librarians.

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2021-2022 Retirements

WVU Libraries recognizes the service and contributions of our recently retired faculty and staff.

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Munn Scholars

West Virginia University Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Committee has selected Samantha N. Franzese, Jude Platz and Elizabeth Rockwell as 2022 Robert F. Munn Undergraduate Library Scholars.

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Student Art Award

The Art in the Libraries Committee and Dean of Libraries Karen Diaz selected Payton Brown, a first-year MFA candidate in painting, and Liuqing Ruth Yang, a senior BFA candidate in painting to receive the 2021 Dean of the Libraries’ Student Art Award.

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American Congress Digital Archives Portal

The West Virginia University Libraries has created the first-ever online portal, bringing together congressional archives from repositories throughout the United States.

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Buffalo Creek Disaster

WVU Libraries, History Department mark Buffalo Creek disaster anniversary with exhibits, outreach

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Libraries Unveil Inaugural Inclusive Portrait

In April, WVU Libraries unveiled a portrait of Victorine Louistall Monroe, Professor Emerita of Library Science, in the Downtown Library’s Robinson Reading Room.

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Evansdale Celebrates 42 Years

One thing we missed during the pandemic was marking the 40th anniversary of Evansdale Library opening its doors. So, it’s with some extra exuberance that we celebrate Evansdale Library’s 42nd anniversary.

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Neal Museum

The WVU William A. Neal Museum of Health Science opened to the public this year. The museum was conceptualized by the late Dr. William A. Neal, pediatric cardiologist, author of “Quiet Advocate: Edward J. Van Liere's Influence on Medical Education in WV."

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A Letter from the Dean

"As society grapples with problems around inequity, being a model of social equity requires finding ways to elevate and center voices and contributions of individuals who have been historically marginalized." -Dean Karen Diaz

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