WVU Libraries exhibit recognizes Senator Rockefeller and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

West Virginia University Libraries will host an exhibit honoring the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Health Insurance Program from April 3-24 in the Downtown Campus Library’s Rockefeller Gallery. “A Healthy Start: The Children’s Health Insurance Program” draws on Senator Jay Rockefeller’s congressional archives to explore the history of CHIP, his work to navigate the conflicts and compromises in Congress that brought it to fruition, and the real effects of policy on individuals.

Application period for WV Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship now open

Demonstrating the commitment to foster entrepreneurship in the state, West Virginia University announced earlier this year that the University had won a two-year bid to host the Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship in 2017 and 2018 after submitting a proposal to host the summer event for students entering their sophomore, junior and senior years of high school.

Author and environmental steward to offer this year’s Davis-Michael Distinguished Lecture

The West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will welcome Larry Nielsen, professor of natural resources at North Carolina State University, as this year’s Davis-Michael Distinguished Lecturer. Nielsen will present “What do the great conservationists of the past and present have to say to us today” at 11 a.m. April, 4, in G06 Agricultural Sciences Building.

West Virginia Law Review Symposium to explore investigative technology

The West Virginia Law Review is hosting a symposium on March 31 to explore the impact of evolving technology on criminal investigations and law. Featuring national legal scholars and law enforcement experts, the symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Marylyn E. Lugar Courtroom at the West Virginia University College of Law. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.