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Centers & Institutes

WVU is home to a variety of centers and institutes led by award-winning faculty who are experts in their fields. They offer interdisciplinary experiences and community-engagement opportunities for students, faculty and area residents.


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ADVANCE Center

Creating a supportive academic culture across WVU.

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STEM Center coding camp

Center for Excellence in STEM Education

Increasing STEM proficiency for all students.

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Energy Institute

Innovating energy solutions for West Virginia and beyond.

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Greenbank

Center for Gravitational Waves and Cosmology

Exploring the origins of the universe.

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Humanities Center

Cultivating a community of humanistic inquiry across campus.

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IDEA Hub

Building an entrepreneurial mindset across West Virginia.

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West Virginia stream

Institute of Water Security and Science

Improving stewardship of water resources.

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LGBTQ+ Center

Supporting social justice efforts at WVU and beyond.

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WV Public Education Collaborative

Championing public education across the state.

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Women’s Resource Center

Promoting gender equity and awareness.

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WVU Press

Putting WVU and Appalachia at the forefront of publishing.

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