Bob Huggins’ basketball teams don’t lose that often, but when they do - particularly during the holidays - that’s when Dr. Jekyll turns into Mr. Huggins, the dual-personality coach his early Cincinnati players used to call him.
From a race car driver to a puppeteer, the latest batch of West Virginia University Mountaineers crossed the threshold from student to college graduate today (Dec. 16) at the close of another academic semester.
The WVU Board of Governors on Friday (Dec. 16) authorized the administration to proceed to work with community partners to construct Mountaineer Center, a $25-$30 million health, education and wellness facility at Mylan Park.
A West Virginia University researcher is investigating links between child abuse and mortality risk in women. Co-author on a recent study linking self-reported child abuse to death in women, assistant professor of psychology Nicholas Turiano is investigating why childhood misfortune, such as child abuse, could cause deaths in women sooner than men.
Finance students at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics have the premier opportunity to dive into real financial markets and investment portfolio management with the establishment of the WVU Student Managed Investment Fund.
West Virginia University is aggressively developing proposals with other institutions to lead or participate in the POWER - Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce Revitalization - initiative of the U.S. Economic Development Administration with the Appalachian Regional Commission.
When West Virginia University Provost Joyce McConnell got the call from the office of Governor-elect Jim Justice to co-chair his transition team alongside Marshall University Provost Gayle Ormiston, she didn't hesitate to agree.
The 2012 school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which claimed 28 lives - 20 of those children - motivated WVU professor Rachael Woldoff to investigate rural police officers' views on gun control. The study is called "Unpacking Heat: Dueling Identities and Complex Views on Gun Control among Rural Police" and is the first to explore gun control views of rural U.S. police officers.
Drs. Lynne and Andy Ostrow understand the value of education. As West Virginia University faculty members, the duo each spent 35 years helping students achieve their dreams at the University. Now, they are taking that passion for education one step further by providing $50,000 for scholarships at WVU.
Travis Stimeling, an assistant professor of music history in the School of Music in the College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University has received a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities to chronicle the history of musicians and record production in Nashville between 1955 and 1973, known as country music's "Nashville Sound" era.