Backyard Brawl returns to PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the Club will once again play host to the Backyard Brawl for the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University baseball regular season game on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at PNC Park.

Cell-phone-sized device that stimulates nerve in neck may prevent migraine

Could applying a cell-phone-sized device to your neck three times a day prevent migraine attacks? WVU researcher Umer Najib thinks it might. In a new clinical trial, he’s testing how well a vagus nerve stimulator averts and relieves migraine symptoms. The noninvasive device showed promise in earlier animal studies. Now Najib wants to know if it works in actual migraine patients, too.

Chambers’ planned gift to benefit WVU

The legacy of Drs. John T. (Jack) and June Richie Chambers of Charleston will live on through a planned gift made by the late alumni to West Virginia University.

WVU reminds campus community of winter weather procedures

Campus leaders at West Virginia University remind students, faculty and staff that as temperatures fall and the possibility of inclement weather increases, they are to exercise caution and use personal judgment before venturing out.

Lyons names Stratford new men’s soccer coach

Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has named Dan Stratford as the school's 10th men's soccer coach. Stratford, who played for the Mountaineers from 2004-07, and served as an assistant coach at WVU from 2011-13, returns to Morgantown after a three-year stint as the head coach at the University of Charleston.

Thorn's number to be retired

West Virginia University will retire the playing number of all-time basketball great Rod Thorn. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Thorn has excelled as a player and as a front office executive where he became one of the game's most influential figures.