Hudak to retire, WVU to restructure Facilities and Services

Randy Hudak, senior associate vice president for Facilities and Services at West Virginia University, is set to retire from the University. As part of the larger transition, Jamie Kosik, director of facilities Health Sciences Center, will serve as interim associate vice president effective Dec. 15. Hudak will serve as an advisor and aid throughout the transition.

Priority bowl ticket requests now available at WVUGAME.com

All active WVU football season ticket holders and 2018 Mountaineer Athletic Club members can now log in to their accounts at WVUGAME.com to request priority postseason bowl tickets. The priority deadline to request tickets is Dec. 3.

WVU Cancer Institute studies new treatment for colorectal cancer using novel drug combination

Richard Goldberg, who directs the West Virginia University Cancer Institute, is searching for new ways to slow colorectal cancer’s progression. In a recent study, he and an international team of scientists investigated a new drug combination for treating metastatic colorectal cancer in patients who had no—or only temporary—success with conventional chemotherapy treatments.

WVU’s Savage named under 35 innovator by MIT Technology Review

Saiph Savage, J. Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow and assistant professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University, has been selected MIT Technology Review in Spanish as a 2018 Innovator Under 35 in Latin America.

2019 baseball schedule announced

Featuring 22 home games at Monongalia County Ballpark, Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced the 2019 baseball schedule. The Mountaineers' 53-game schedule consist of 22 contests in Morgantown and 30 away from home, including the Backyard Brawl at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, and a matchup with Marshall at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.

WVU researcher seeks vaccine to prevent lethal pneumonia

About half of all people with cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disorder in the United States, die from a lung disease before they turn 40. A form of pneumonia called Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a likely culprit. These bacteria have become so hard to treat that the Centers for Disease Control deemed it a serious threat to the nation.

WVU chemists find new frontier for pharmaceutical development

West Virginia University chemists have developed an experiment to improve the efficiency of creating new medicine. The research, conducted by Associate Professor of Chemistry Jessica Hoover and doctoral student Robert Crovak, was published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a top chemistry-focused journal