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WVU Reed College of Media launches fellowship to support local news outlets with new investment from Knight Foundation
Aspiring journalists looking for a pathway to newspaper ownership will get a leg up at West Virginia University thanks to the nation’s only fellowship program designed to maintain and strengthen local news ownership.
Eight graduate students from around the world and the U.S. will be able to focus on their research first as West Virginia University Foundation Scholarships help relieve their financial stresses.
WVU Reed College of Media receives largest single donation in school history through planned gift to support education and journalism in the state
Students will be better equipped to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing media landscape thanks to a gift from an award winning journalist and West Virginia University alumnus.
As a teenager, Lauren Clem had the same dream as many of her peers: She wanted to drive. But her severely limited vision – due to a rare group of genetic disorders known as oculocutaneous albinism – made driving virtually impossible.
A loyal alumnus and his wife have continued their history of giving to West Virginia University with a $6 million gift that will expand opportunities for students, increase support for faculty, research and other programs in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.