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.
FARMacy, an initiative by WVU Extension Service Family Nutrition Program that aims to help people living with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and other chronic conditions by providing them with healthy, fresh foods is changing lives with assistance from the Walmart Foundation and helping more West Virginians than ever before.
Highly prepared math and science teachers are the catalysts behind the scientific advancements that change our world every day, and yet, there’s not enough of them in our classrooms to instruct the next generation of experts in STEM fields. West Virginia University is making a calculated effort to change that.
A partnership among West Virginia University, WVU Potomac State College, WVU Extension Service Institute for Labor Studies and Research, the West Virginia Carpenters Training Center and the West Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council will allow apprentices to further their skills and education through a new associate degree program.
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,” 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
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.
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.
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.