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WV Women’s History Tour created by graduate students and alumna

A team of emerging history professionals connected to the WVU History Department recently collaborated to create an online tour of West Virginia women. The interactive tour was designed for “IN.Exclusive,” a new exhibit at Arts Monongahela designed to commemorate Women’s History Month (celebrated during the month of March). The exhibit and interactive tour aim to highlight contributions and accomplishments of women in West Virginia that may have been overlooked in mainstream culture and historical interpretation previously.

Dr. Kate Staples earns Caperton Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing

Kate Kelsey Staples, associate chair of the West Virginia University Department of History, was named the recipient of the 2016 Caperton Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing.