Michael Garcia, a West Virginia University junior political science major from Fairmont, was named Saturday (March 8) as the University's 63rd Mountaineer Mascot and will serve during the 2014-15 school year.
Sheetz, one of the most recognized convenience retailers in the country, announced plans to open a one of a kind, fuel-free location at University Place, a new student apartment and retail complex under way at WVU.
Amanda Ross is a demanding academician - a role she's had at West Virginia University since 2011. But when she's not teaching a room full of 340 students in ECON 201, she can be found on the soccer pitch as one of just a quartet of internationally certified soccer referees in the country.
As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, WVU political science professor Boris Barkanov thinks forming an inclusive coalition government in Kiev, the country's capital, would serve as a first step in easing tensions.
A new major area of study approved by the West Virginia University Board of Governors on Dec. 20 has paved the way for the College of Business and Economics to provide a curriculum directly related to the state's second-largest industry.