A rural and urban university have teamed up to provide a deep dive into the opioid
epidemic in Appalachia. This investigative reporting collaboration is an effort
to transcend media biases and address a serious issue from multiple perspectives.
TheSPJawards honor the best in student journalism, and judges chose up
to one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up).
Judges were directed to choose only those entries which they felt were outstanding
work worthy of a national honor. Region 4 is comprised of Michigan, Ohio, West
Virginia and parts of Western Pennsylvania.
two-day event designed to expose students to career opportunities in Esports, a
gaming phenomenon that has become a billion-dollar global industry.
Symposium and Master Class held Thursday and Friday (March 21 and
22) offered a general introduction to Esports, organized, multiplayer video game
competitions. The events were presented by WVU alumnus Marc Williams and Ashley
DeWalt, cofounders of WD | Esports + Entertainment.