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Town Hall to focus on critical care and trauma with Alison Wilson, M.D.

Critical care and trauma specialist, Alison Wilson, M.D., will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday, July 11, in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center. The topic will be, "WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute: Who we are and what we do."

WVU coal report: State coal industry stable in short term, declining in long term

Coal mine output totaled 80 million short tons in 2016, just over half of the 158 million short tons in 2008. While the baseline forecast calls for statewide coal production to approach 89 million short tons in 2017 and remain in the upper 80 million ton range into the early 2020s, the secular decline in demand for West Virginia coal will continue and lead to output sinking below 80 million tons by 2030.

Duo reaches air rifle final

Ginny Thrasher and Milica Babic of the West Virginia University rifle team finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the junior women’s 10m air rifle, today, at the 2017 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, at the Schießsportzentrum in Suhl, Germany.

Redefining literacy: WVU rolls out nationally accredited online masters in literacy education

The definition of literacy has evolved to include not only reading, but writing, speaking, listening and visual literacy, as well. So it made sense for West Virginia University professors Allison Dagen and Aimee Morewood to reinvent the College of Education and Human Services reading specialist certification program to reflect a more current delivery method for the degree program.

Buchanan to attend Honda Cup award ceremony

West Virginia University women’s soccer defender Kadeisha Buchanan will join 11 other finalists vying for the Honda Cup at the 2017 Collegiate Women Sports Awards Show presented by Honda on Monday, June 26, at the USC Galen Center Founders Room in Los Angeles.

Lyons to chair Big 12 Athletic Director’s Council

As chair, WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons will organize all meetings, presiding over such important league issues as television, scheduling, championships, finances and so forth.

West Virginia University ranked among safest college campuses

West Virginia University is among the top 40 safest campuses in the United States, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Ranked 34th among 2,000 colleges assessed on campus safety, University Police protects more than 30,000 students and 6,000 employees.