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  • Due to massive winter storm Thor and the continued treacherous road conditions around the state and region, West Virginia University?s main campus is canceling all classes and operations again Friday, March 6.
  • George Capel, a senior political science major from Parkersburg, and Ashley Morgan, a senior sport and exercise psychology major from Columbus, Ohio, have been elected president and vice president respectively of the West Virginia University Student Government Association.
  • Severe weather, including single-digit temperatures throughout the month of February, will delay the opening of the new Monongalia County Ballpark, the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced. Athletic officials and the construction team are working toward a Friday, April 10 opening.
  • Phoebe Stapleton, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow in the WVU School of Medicine Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, will use a nearly $1 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study gestational exposure to nanomaterials. She is the first at WVU to earn a Pathway to Independence Award from the NIH.
  • Anna Allen, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and adjunct in the WVU School of Public Health Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, was recently named president of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics Board of Directors.
  • In recognition of her years of work and dedication to helping teens kick their tobacco habits, Geri Dino, Ph.D., director of the West Virginia Prevention Research Center at West Virginia University, has been presented the American Lung Association of West Virginia's Breath of Life Award.
  • These dreamers, visionaries and leaders are the newest members of the WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni -- recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon our graduates.
  • Heavy rain and melting snow is causing extensive flooding across West Virginia while the state?s citizens also brace for severe winter weather. Several West Virginia University experts are available to provide commentary and advice that will help the state?s citizens protect themselves, their homes and their businesses.
  • With the impending winter weather, West Virginia University Extension Service?s Obesity Prevention Specialist, Emily Murphy, is advising families to ensure children accumulate a daily minimum of 60 minutes of physical activity ? even on snow days. Murphy suggests a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to keep kids moving and engaged.
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission recently recognized West Virginia University College of Law professor Atiba Ellis for his contributions to education. The commission selected Ellis as the winner in the scholarship category of its 2015 Living the Dream awards, which honors individuals who best exemplify the principles and ideals characterizing King in his pursuit of social change.