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Late WVU genetics professor honored by former student

A long-time West Virginia University genetics and developmental biology professor who had a profound impact on his students has been honored through the establishment of a graduate fellowship and the naming of a conference room in the new Agricultural Sciences Building.

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Gee Mail: A note to the graduating self

As WVU prepares to send more than 4,500 graduating students onto their next journey, President Gordon Gee pens a letter to his younger self in this Gee Mail after pondering, “What if I was a member of the Class of 2017?”

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Alumni Association receives $125,000 gift for the Dr. James and Karen Caveney Alumni Front Desk Welcome Center

The West Virginia University Alumni Association lobby has a new look thanks to a remarkable gift from alumni James and Karen Caveney. The newly named “James and Karen Caveney Welcome Center” will serve as the hub of information for events that are held at the Erickson Alumni Center. The beautiful and artistic front desk now offers a modern look in a professional atmosphere.

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Pulitzer Prize, Grammy winners among West Virginia University commencement speakers

A West Virginia University alumna who delved into the unseemly world of Indonesian slavery and brought home a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and a Grammy winning Mountain State native whose music has been covered by legends of the industry and sung at presidential inaugurations top the ranks of speakers at the University’s commencement ceremonies this year. WVU will hold commencement exercises at all 15 colleges and schools over a three-day period May 12-14.

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