WVU engineering student discovers hidden talent behind the camera

Most student workers behind the cameras at West Virginia University Athletics events come from the Reed College of Media. But one student from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is using his hidden talent to make sure fans don't miss a minute of the action. Trevor Gromen, a mechanical and aerospace engineering student, has plans to integrate all he's learned in his major and in his job for an out-of-this-world career.

How domestic violence affects healthcare

Domestic violence leaves a lasting impact not only on the survivor but also on physicians, healthcare providers, counselors and others. Of the Mindful Physician, an organization for medical students focusing on the impact that arts and humanities have on healthcare, is hosting a community event discussing the intersection of domestic violence and healthcare from multiple perspectives: physician, researcher, rape counselor, survivor and martial arts instructors. The group will delve into topics related to the impact of domestic violence on patients and survivors, patients' interaction with healthcare and ways to help survivors regain function in their lives.

MEDIA ADVISORY: WVU's Institute of Water Security and Science to host spring conference

The conference will focus on advances in water resource science and management in West Virginia and the Northeastern U.S. and will stress the cultural, economic and environmental importance of water resources and research in the Appalachian region and beyond. Poster presentations will be displayed throughout the two-day event to convey information about current research initiatives, progress and discoveries.

Still time to get flu vaccine, WVU expert says

It may be late in the season, but a West Virginia University infectious disease expert says people should still get a flu vaccine to protect them and those around them from the contagious virus that has killed young and old alike.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Statler College to host Engineers Week events

The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host a series of events to celebrate National Engineers Week, Monday, Feb. 19-Saturday, Feb. 24. Engineers Week is led by DiscoverE, formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation. Its mission is to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession through outreach, education, celebration and volunteerism.

Three former WVU football players create app to enhance user experience

Three former West Virginia University football players have created a social monetization and navigational platform that offers advertisers and brands the opportunity to forge deeper connections with audience members via VEEPIO. Jonathan Ohliger, Najee Goode and Grant Wiley are the minds behind VEEPIO.