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Youths to celebrate WVU’s 150th at WVU Day at the Legislature

Hundreds of West Virginia 4-H’ers and West Virginia University Extension Service representatives will travel to the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 28 to explore opportunities at West Virginia University, meet with legislators and celebrate WVU’s 150th birthday at WVU Day at the Legislature.

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Updated NCAA Sweet 16 ticket information

Upper level tickets for West Virginia’s appearance in the 2017 NCAA West Regional remain on sale through the Mountaineer Ticket Office to all 2016-17 Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) members and men’s basketball season ticket holders. The Mountaineers will face No.1-seed Gonzaga on Thursday, March 23 in San Jose, California, at the SAP Center. The game time is 7:39 p.m. ET.

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WVU professor emeritus and creator of the WV ’63 unveils new tomato, limited seed available for growers

For more than half his life, Mannon Gallegly, West Virginia University professor emeritus of plant pathology, has been perfecting the tomato. In 1950, his research on vegetable diseases and tomato blight at WVU led him on a 13-year journey that culminated with the West Virginia ’63, also dubbed the “people’s tomato,” released in 1963 and rereleased in 2013 to help commemorate West Virginia’s 100th and 150th birthdays, respectively.

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