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WVU provides additional COVID-19 testing information

West Virginia University is providing additional COVID-19 data to help the campus and surrounding community have a better understanding of positive test results, monitoring and response protocols.

WVU SAAC sponsors Sunday evening Unity Walk

A march organized by West Virginia University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in support of the Black student-athlete experience took place Sunday evening. Several hundred Mountaineer student-athletes representing all sports walked from the WVU Coliseum down Patteson Drive to the recreation fields for a 6 p.m. mini-rally with students taking a unity pledge in support of inclusion, equality and change.

Additional WVU students to face sanctions in COVID-19-related investigations

More than a dozen West Virginia University students have been placed on probation as part of ongoing investigations related to violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The Office of Student Conduct has placed 17 students on probation for COVID-19-related violations as of Aug. 26.

‘We Are Stronger Together’ scholarships aid students affected by COVID-19

“We Are Stronger Together,” a special fundraising initiative launched by the WVU Foundation, is providing nearly $80,000 in scholarship support for students in need. Contributions to the ongoing effort assist WVU students affected by the pandemic with tuition, room and board, and other educational expenses

Learning how one element—zinc—helps millions of nerve cells communicate

According to Charles Anderson—a researcher with the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute—scientists have known for over half a century that charged zinc atoms have something to do with neuronal chatter. But with a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, Anderson will work to pinpoint exactly what zinc does, and how it does it.

WVU’s Gee: Academic year begins with challenges… and opportunities

President Gordon Gee sent a letter today (Aug. 26) welcoming West Virginia University students, faculty and staff to campus for the start of a new academic year. He called on Mountaineers to approach this unprecedented semester with transparency, empathy and kindness.

WVU-led study aims to identify, relieve anxiety and depression caused by COVID-19

With anxiety and depression on the rise amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, a West Virginia University-led study seeks to identify mental health issues and test online treatments among West Virginians at home – particularly those in rural areas, where access to clinical services is limited.