WVU awarded grant to develop critical mineral reserves

With a national reputation as a leader in rare earth extraction research, West Virginia University is poised to take another step in developing a domestic supply of rare earth minerals which are critical to national defense and U.S. economic security.

Cunningham and Hageboeck named 2017 WVU Homecoming queen, king

A week of Homecoming activities at West Virginia University culminated today (Oct. 14) with the crowning of Morgan Cunningham and Charlie Hageboeck as the 2017 king and queen. The announcement was made during the half-time ceremony at Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Texas Tech.

WVU’s Clay Marsh to address congressional caucus on opioid epidemic

West Virginia University Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay B. Marsh, MD, will address the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus as part of a panel discussion on how medical schools and teaching hospitals are working to treat patients with opioid use disorders and ultimately stem the tide of overdoses in hard-hit and underserved areas of the country.

WVU alum returns with original composition for University’s 150th

Jay Chattaway, a trumpet player who majored in music composition and music education, returns to Morgantown this weekend for the first time since his 1968 graduation to conduct the WVU Marching Band as it performs his original work “Jubilee 150,” written in honor of the University’s 150th birthday for WVU's Homecoming.