In two days, President Gordon Gee tackled seven counties - Doddridge, Tyler, Pleasants, Wood, Wirt, Jackson and Ritchie - in addition to a heifer judging contest on the latest leg of his 55-county tour.
The 36th annual West Virginia University Alumni Luncheon on Capitol Hill on July 10 honored West Virginia's congressional delegation, including long-time senator John D. Rockefeller IV. In addition to Rockefeller, Sen. Joe Manchin and Reps. Shelley Moore Capito, David McKinley and Nick Rahall were in attendance.
A show WVU alumni Matt Webster and Taylor Ferrera co-wrote titled "Propaganda! The Musical" has been selected for the prestigious New York Musical Theatre Festival, the largest annual musical theater festival in America.
Recognizing the growth during the past 20 years of forensic and investigative sciences as a career path, West Virginia University, long a national leader in the field, has established the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science.
Recognizing the growing importance of providing all members of the West Virginia University community an open and inclusive atmosphere in which to learn, teach and interact, David M. Fryson has been elevated to vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, effective immediately.
When Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last week, the event heightened an already hostile situation. Separatists are being blamed for the incident, which was likely unintentional said one West Virginia University political science professor.