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A photograph of a baby in a pink knitted hat with an adults hands holding it and stuffed animals in the background.  

A West Virginia University-led effort is extending its reach to 11 Mountain State counties, providing more low-income pregnant women and families with children access to health care and life skills through the West Virginia Healthy Start/Helping Appalachian Parents and Infants project.

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Participants will join sessions via Zoom on their laptop or desktop computer with a functioning webcam, speaker/headphones, mouse or trackpad, and high speed internet from any location.

Drinking Water  

Levan Elbakidze, professor of resource economics and management at the Davis College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and doctoral student Nabin Khanal, identified at least four “forever chemical” contamination hot spots in the eastern United States. As many as 270 million Americans rely on drinking water contaminated with these chemicals.

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For a senior capstone course, one group of students in the West Virginia University Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering focused on replacing the Scotts Run bridge on Lazzelle Union Road, while a second group worked on designing a replacement for the Fieldcrest Bridge that passes over West Run Road.