WVU Press to release book on history and symbol of the Mountaineer

The West Virginia University Mountaineer is not just a mascot—it is a symbol of West Virginia history and identity embraced throughout the Mountain State. Rosemary Hathaway, folklorist and associate professor of English in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, explores the spirit of the Mountaineer in her new book, Mountaineers Are Always Free.

WVU students benefit from international learning exchange

Students at West Virginia University have the opportunity to enhance their cultural intelligence through the visits of educators, engineers, healthcare workers and urban planners from all over the world who have traveled here for professional development and integration into community life.

Hanshaw to deliver Augusta Lecture at WVU College of Law

Roger G. Hanshaw, speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates, will deliver the Presidential Augusta Ambassadors Lecture Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom at the West Virginia University College of Law.

WVU researchers study effects of new opioid law on doctors, pharmacists, patients

Treah Haggerty and Cara Sedney—researchers in the West Virginia University School of Medicine—are studying how a new West Virginia law has changed the way healthcare providers prescribe opioids. Working with the state’s Board of Pharmacy, they’re examining prescription practices before and after the law took effect on June 7, 2018, and pinpointing differences.

UPDATE: WVU clears Engineering Research Building after chemical accident

Affected chemical materials were removed from the Engineering Research Building Tuesday (Oct. 22) and normal operations resumed Thursday (Oct. 23) in the building. Students, faculty and staff in the ERB were sent home for the day (Tuesday, Oct. 22) as a precaution after a chemical accident inside one of the laboratories.