WVU’s retention efforts highlighted at Board of Governors meeting

West Virginia University students who are tantalizingly close to completing their degrees, but are at the end of their financial resources, will receive a new benefit beginning next semester with the implementation of “completion grants” to help fill the gap between checkbooks and commencement.

Thrasher named and NCAA Today’s Top 10 Honoree

Former West Virginia University rifle standout Ginny Thrasher has been selected as one of 10 NCAA student-athletes across all sports and all divisions to be honored as the 2020 Today's Top 10 Award winners, announced by the NCAA on Tuesday.

Expanded CHIP services aim to help low income mothers, babies

The West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program recently added coverage for maternity services — a move that can greatly improve the health of the state’s low-income mothers and their babies, according to a West Virginia University pediatrician.

LeBlanc steps down as men’s soccer coach

Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons announced today that men's soccer coach Marlon LeBlanc has resigned from his position effective Dec. 30, 2019. Lyons said a national search for his replacement will begin immediately.

WVU reinforces humanities studies through creative research and fellowships

The Humanities Center at West Virginia University is reinforcing the relevance of humanistic inquiry and research devoted to the study of human thought, culture and history. And it’s highlighting how learning the skills and thinking to thrive in today’s globalized society is more important than ever.