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New academic programs, updates to presidential search and campus carry highlight WVU BOG meeting

Several new academic programs approved during Friday's (April 12) Board of Governors meeting will help West Virginia University students meet growing demand in areas such as engineering, supply chain management, forensics and health care. Campus carry implementation and updates on the presidential search process were also addressed.

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WVU geologist says NJ, NY earthquakes are unusual, notes waves arrived in WV

Thomas Wilson, emeritus professor of geology at the West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, reported the quake’s waves arrived in Morgantown and were recorded on the University’s seismograph within roughly one minute of onset.

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WVU to help fill need for water workforce in Appalachian communities

Economically distressed McDowell County is one target of a West Virginia University program to connect high school and community college students and others new to the workforce with well-paid jobs in the water sector, which is in urgent need of workers.

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