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Meet the Young Guns Class of 2018

Meet the Young Guns Class of 2018

In a 1947 piece for the Morehouse College student newspaper, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote that the true goal of education is intelligence plus character. In this [...]

Advice from the Experts

Advice from the Experts

Entrepreneurship plays a vital role in economic growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015 startups that were less than a year old created [...]

Focused on the Future: Dr. Gordon Gee

Focused on the Future: Dr. Gordon Gee

“West Virginia is a very small state, and we have every problem in America, but we are small enough to be able to—if we stack our hands [...]

The Economic Impact of Higher Education

The Economic Impact of Higher Education

West Virginia’s colleges and universities are not only critical for improving the state’s educational attainment and training the state’s workforce, but they are also economic drivers in [...]

Planning for Prosperity: A Q&A with Woody Thrasher

Planning for Prosperity: A Q&A with Woody Thrasher

By Samantha Cart The new secretary of the West Virginia Department of Commerce is no stranger to promoting economic development. A thriving entrepreneur, engineer and business owner, Woody [...]

Introducing the Lawyers & Leaders: Class of 2017

Introducing the Lawyers & Leaders: Class of 2017

In an effort to celebrate elite lawyers produced by the Mountain State who are solving problems and striving for balance, the West Virginia University (WVU) College of [...]

Promising Perspectives

Promising Perspectives

Two West Virginia nonprofit organizations are doing their part to fight for the Mountain State’s future through important research, data collection and reporting. The Cardinal Institute for [...]