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Xin Li  

Characterizing an autism patient’s behavior can be challenging, but these West Virginia University researchers aim to make identification easier by conducting the first systematic study toward autism spectrum disorder phenotyping using behavior-tracking technology.

Jackie Arnold and Abigail Jones  

Undergraduate researchers at WVU will spend the next year pursuing projects in enzymes and fungi— research that could ultimately help people with chronic diseases and develop new pharmaceuticals. Jackie Arnold and Abigail Jones got involved in research during their freshmen years.

Impact Challenge  

Through a nearly $50,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative, a team from WVU Extension Service, Chambers College of Business & Economics, Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab and the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative is developing a strategic plan to encourage and support youth entrepreneurship in West Virginia.