The West Virginia University College of Law has launched the Appalachian Justice Initiative a group of law school faculty and staff working to address poverty in Appalachia through legal scholarship, policy advocacy, legal services and outreach.
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.
Three students proved last week that West Virginia University is a national leader in entrepreneurship and innovation at the 4th Annual PitchTexas Competition, hosted by the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship.
The presidents of West Virginia's largest state-supported universities came together today to call on state legislators to take further cuts to higher education out of the mix when trying to balance the state's budget.
When The Wall Street Journal needed expert help in reporting a story about possible leaks of government financial data in the United Kingdom, it turned to West Virginia University finance professor Alexander Kurov, who had recently completed a study on the same question in U.S. markets.
West Virginia University alumni, friends and fans are invited to attend a NCAA Tournament Mountaineer Meet and Greet hosted by the WVU Alumni Association at 1:30 p.m. PT Thursday (March 23), at The Brit in San José (173 W. Santa Clara St., San José, CA 95113).
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.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, a nationally known scholar and social activist who studies college access and affordability will be the keynote presenter for the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services’ Celebration of Scholars.
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.