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Beloved professor bids final farewell, names WVU in his estate

In his 45-year career at West Virginia University, Professor Emeritus Robert DiClerico has influenced the lives of more than 34,000 students. As he prepares to move to New England in June, DiClerico has made yet another lasting contribution on the student community: he has named WVU in his estate plans, a gift that will support political science students for years to come through additional support for the Robert E. DiClerico Scholarship in Democratic Institutions and Public Leadership.

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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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Five awarded WVU Foundation Scholarships

With the Class of 2017 only recently making its departure from West Virginia University, a new freshman class began forming Tuesday (May 16) with the announcement of the next group of five WVU Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards.

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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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