WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities receives funding for next five years

The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities was awarded funding to continue serving as West Virginia’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The WVU CED is one of 67 UCEDDs funded to address issues, find solutions, and advance research to improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU

Researchers at West Virginia University are hard at work trying to solve the vexing problem of why some people diagnosed with devastating diseases such as leukemia and bone marrow failure do not respond effectively to standard treatments. Dr. Wei Du and a team of researchers at the WVU Cancer Institute and the School of Pharmacy are using an innovative drug to solve the problem.

WVU alumnus endows scholarships for future English students

The inspiration from many English teachers motivated Francis McGreevy to endow scholarships for English education. The Dr. Carter Bishop Scholarship will support English undergraduates while the Dr. Carolyn P. Atkins Scholarship will support the Student Athletes Speak Out program in the College of Education and Human Services.

WVU School of Nursing dean reappointed to state nursing board

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has re-appointed Dr. Tara Hulsey, dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, to a five-year term on the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. Hulsey also was re-elected president of the Board.