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Marsh to deliver Van Liere keynote

Dr. Clay Marsh will speak on the topic “Wellness – The Intersection of Science and Purpose” at 1 p.m. Friday, March 24 in the Patteson Auditorium at WVU’s Health Sciences Center.

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Historian uncovers untold story of early defense contractor, Methodist leader

From rags to riches, an unknown immigrant was a catalyst for industrialization and religion alike in the United States. Jane Donovan’s book, “Henry Foxall: Methodist, Industrialist, American” is the untold story of an immigrant who transformed American Methodism from a religious movement to a denomination while transitioning American industry into a global economic power.

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WVU professor emeritus and creator of the WV ’63 unveils new tomato, limited seed available for growers

For more than half his life, Mannon Gallegly, West Virginia University professor emeritus of plant pathology, has been perfecting the tomato. In 1950, his research on vegetable diseases and tomato blight at WVU led him on a 13-year journey that culminated with the West Virginia ’63, also dubbed the “people’s tomato,” released in 1963 and re-released in 2013 to help commemorate West Virginia’s 100th and 150th birthdays, respectively.

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