A second WVU football player tests positive for COVID-19

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Saturday (June 20) that a second Mountaineer football student-athlete has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will enter a self-isolation period for the next 14 days.

WVU Board OKs reduced budget for coming fiscal year

Anticipating a slightly smaller enrollment and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved a budget for the coming fiscal year more than $23 million less than the previous year.

Finding renewal in the aftermath of floods

Four years after the disastrous flooding in southern West Virginia, new research from West Virginia University’s Department of Geology and Geography highlights the role faith-based groups and other community organizations have played in the relief and recovery efforts.

Poore celebrates, reflects on Juneteenth in letter to WVU Community

Meshea L. Poore, Esq., West Virginia University vice president for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, sent a letter reflecting on Juneteenth in its historical context and its meaning in light of current racial issues in the U.S. to the University community today (June 19).

U.S. cities with pro sports see more flu deaths

Sports leagues may want to consider calling a timeout on reopening their doors to fans, based on new West Virginia University-led research that links an uptick in seasonal flu deaths to U.S. cities with pro sports teams.