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Outstanding Alumni

The Outstanding Alumni Scholar Award was established in 1990 to recognize a former graduate student of West Virginia University who has made important contributions to regional research.

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Miernyk Medal for Research Excellence

The William H. Miernyk Research Excellence Medal (the Miernyk Medal) is awarded annually to a young scholar for the best solely-authored paper presented at the Southern Regional Science Meeting.

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Miernyk Award for Career Scholarly Achievement

The Miernyk Award for Career Scholarly Achievement was established at the RRI’s 25th anniversary celebration in honor of Professor Emeriti William H. Miernyk.

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