New Year’s resolutions should focus on meaningful changes

New Year’s resolutions born of fear, guilt and shame are doomed to fail, but choosing behavior changes that improve relationships and create connections we have with people are more likely to generate more meaningful changes in their lives, according to Stephanie McWilliams, a clinical instructor and assistant director in the department of psychology at West Virginia University.

WVU Extension Service to lead community in 'Hour of Code'

WVU Extension Service will help lead the community in the Hour of Code for Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 14 from 1-3 p.m. in White Hall) with Code.org, a global movement that helps students in more than 180 countries. Participating students will have the chance to learn from a variety of technology-based activities.

WVU tax expert shares end of year tax tips

Gary LeDonne, executive in residence and MAcc coordinator for West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, breaks down the Tax Cut and Jobs Act and how changes to the tax structure offer new planning opportunities and considerations for taxpayers at the end of the year.

WVU to host FFA Career Development events

FFA Career Development events (Dec. 12-13 on WVU's Morgantown Campus) help prepare students in grades 7-12 for careers in agriculture by fostering meaningful connections between classroom instruction and real-life scenarios.

Safety expert provides tips to avoid fire hazards this holiday season

For many West Virginia families, homes are ready for the holidays with lights and decorations on the tree. But decorations, lights and even family pets can be a potential fire hazard in the home. West Virginia University Extension Service expert, Mark Lambert, provides some safety tips to spark joy — not fire — this holiday season.