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UPDATE: Two suspects arrested after off-campus Morgantown shooting resulting in one injury

Morgantown Police have arrested two suspects, 29-year-old Edward Kolleh and 20-year-old Ethan Horseman. One person was injured in an off-campus shooting incident Saturday, Feb. 29. The victim’s condition is unavailable at this time. The Morgantown Police Department is the lead investigating agency, and University Police is assisting. WVU will continue to provide updates as it receives new information from Morgantown Police.

UPDATE: WVU student killed, suspects charged with murder

The victim was identified as Eric James Smith, 21, a sophomore majoring in multidisciplinary studies from Clementon N.J. Smith was a former resident of the College Park where the shooting occurred. Two suspects were arrested shortly after the shooting and are expected to be arraigned Friday afternoon. The suspects are Terrell Linear, 21, and Shaundarius T. Reeder 20. Both are charged with first-degree murder. Both are from Fairmont and neither is a WVU student. Both were arraigned Friday in Monongalia County Magistrate Court.

WVU and W.Va. Department of Education announce free computer science workshops for educators

Students in West Virginia schools will have the opportunity to learn age-appropriate computer science curriculum taught by trained teachers thanks to a partnership between the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in STEM Education’s CodeWV program and the West Virginia Department of Education. Teachers also have the potential to receive an advanced credential in computer science after completion of the program.

TEDxWVU announces speakers for March event: ‘Say it Loud’

West Virginia University’s TEDxWVU event “Say it Loud” March 28 in the Creative Arts Center Gladys Davis Theater will feature five dynamic speakers. Raimah Hossain, Nicole Russell, Matthew Cordle, Kassie Colón and Christina Fattore will speak on a variety of topics affecting WVU students and the University community.

WVU President Gordon Gee on the death of Katherine Johnson

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee reacted to news Monday (Feb.24) of the death of Katherine Johnson, one of the subjects of Hidden Figures, and a West Virginian who did graduate work at the University, and was one of the first black students on campus.

An ‘awesome’ library makeover took place Monday in Morgantown

The Big 12 Conference, in partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation and Lakeshore Learning Materials, unveiled its Mountainview Elementary School library makeover Monday morning (Feb. 24). Through a $50,000 grant from the College Football Foundation's Extra Yard for Teachers initiative, Mountainview's library has undergone its first renovation since the school opened nearly 30 years ago.

Gee Mail: Spreading kindness like confetti

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee wants to start a “revolution of benevolence.” In this Gee Mail, our bowtie-wearing president embraces Random Acts of Kindness Month by shouting niceties to passersby, handing out cookies and issuing kinder, gentler parking violations.