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WVU to host national Appalachian Studies Conference

West Virginia University will host researchers and experts from across the country devoted to the study and promotion of Appalachia at the 45th annual “Appalachian Studies Conference: Making, Creating and Encoding: Crafting Possibilities in Appalachia,” Thursday through Sunday (March 17-20) in the WVU Mountainlair.

WVU offers expert perspectives on Russia-Ukraine war

West Virginia University has more than two dozen experts who can offer insights into different aspects of the Russia-Ukraine war, including faculty and students who have lived in Ukraine.

WVU expert reminds poultry producers of biosecurity importance amid highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in other states

An avian influenza strain found in migratory wild bird populations has been confirmed in commercial and backyard poultry flocks in neighboring Kentucky and Virginia, as well as in Maine, New York, Delaware, Indiana and Michigan. While no cases have been confirmed among West Virginia’s commercial poultry industry and backyard birds at this time, West Virginia University poultry expert Joe Moritz reminds all flock owners of the importance of continual biosecurity practices and steps they can take to help protect our state’s poultry population from HPAI and other diseases.