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WVU School of Nursing training nurses to meet staff shortages in state and beyond

West Virginia University is building a pipeline of nurses to fill the shortage in health care systems across the country. On multiple campuses, the School of Nursing is meeting students where they are, from Morgantown to Keyser, Beckley to Charleston and Keyser, including undergraduate programs, online graduate programs and continuing education.

Six books from WVU Press to add to your reading list for Black History month

Award-winning books by Black authors on a variety of topics will help shape perceptions of Appalachia, of West Virginia and of West Virginia University, according to Derek Krissoff, director of WVU Press. The University’s publishing company has a collection of books relating to Black history and Black experiences that provide readers with an opportunity to explore Black stories.

Russia’s troop movements threaten more than neighboring countries, WVU expert says

As Russia proliferates international tensions with troop movements to its borders, West Virginia University expert Erik Herron, who has studied politics in Ukraine for decades and has served as an international election observer there, said the military threat not only endangers people in Ukraine, but the “system that has supported European security since the end of World War II.” Herron is part of a panel that will discuss recent events in the region tonight at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.

WVU to host Ari Fleischer, discussion to include polarization, distrust in media

This event is part of the “First Amendment: Year of Reckoning” series presented by the WVU Reed College of Media. Ari Fleischer and Ashton Marra will discuss polarization and distrust in media, the First Amendment and public perception of free speech and how media and the political climate have changed in the last 20 years. "A Conversation with Ari Fleischer" will be held in the WVU College of Law Fitzsimmons Event Hall at 7:30 p.m. Monday (Feb. 7).