Free health screenings, prizes available at WVU’s Healthy Living Fairs

The events are part of the Healthy Living Fair series offered by West Virginia University. Healthcare practitioners and professional students from WVU schools of pharmacy, audiology, speech and language pathology, music therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy will be available at various stations to offer screenings and answer health-related questions.

Upcoming workshop aims to help West Virginia entrepreneurs

Participants in the Raising Capital Workshop will learn about the legal options for funding their West Virginia-based business and how to meet regulatory requirements. They will also learn more about crowdfunding and free legal services and resources.

WVU Extension Summit on Substance Misuse focuses on state’s next steps

The WVU Extension Service is a wide and multi-faceted organization, and with this comes the need for faculty and staff from all over the state to highlight their local efforts and partnerships that address substance misuse to the cohesive group to inform, inspire and collaborate with their peers.

Appalachian Prison Book Project to host Walk for Justice

West Virginia University's Appalachian Prison Book Project will host Walk for Justice on Saturday. APBP is a local nonprofit that sends free books to people incarcerated in six states and facilitates book clubs in a federal prison in West Virginia.

MSHA assistant secretary to deliver Poundstone Lecture at WVU

“MSHA in Review and Forecast of Priorities,” will be hosted by West Virginia University’s Department of Mining Engineering as part of the William N. Poundstone Lecture Series at the Erickson Alumni Center. The speaker, David G. Zatezalo, is the assistant secretary of Mine and Safety Health.

Pineville Branding Community Kickoff Event

The event will feature remarks by Pineville Mayor Mike Kodak, Wyoming County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Christy Laxton and representatives from Appalachian Power and WVU.

Campus Read author Emily St. John Mandel to speak at WVU

The award-winning novel focusses on a traveling symphony and Shakespeare troupe 20 years after a flu pandemic kills most of the world’s population. This is not a post-apocalyptic thriller, but a hopeful story about human connection, beauty and art.