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WVU LGBTQ+ Center launching Anti-Racist and Gender-Inclusive Safe Zone Training

A new, student-led initiative through West Virginia University’s LGBTQ+ Center will promote anti-racist and gender-inclusive practices on campus through a series of trainings that include a history of racism, systemic discrimination, the complexities of identity-based on race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender, and certain language and resources to know how to intervene in bias, harassment and discrimination.

WVU leader in lung, sleep issues explains new guidelines for clinics during COVID-19 pandemic

Patients with lung issues or sleep conditions can breathe easier and sleep better during the COVID-19 pandemic as they can return to clinics where treatment is available. Dr. Sunil Sharma, section chief for West Virginia University School of Medicine Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and a group leader in the American Thoracic Society international task force, is participating in national webinars to raise awareness for new guidelines for patients.

Students can feel at home and succeed at WVU through host of support services at start of the new academic year

As students adjust to new norms brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic this semester, both academically and socially, West Virginia University has support services in place for undergraduate students who may have been disproportionately affected by the changes, including students with disabilities, first generation students and others from underrepresented populations.

‘Undefeated’ exhibit debuts online Friday

West Virginia University Libraries’ exhibit “Undefeated: Canvas(s)ing the Politics of Voter Suppression Since Women's Suffrage” celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which eliminated voting obstacles for racial minorities.