Characterizing an autism patient’s behavior can be challenging, but these West Virginia University researchers aim to make identification easier by conducting the first systematic study toward autism spectrum disorder phenotyping using behavior-tracking technology.
This year’s West Virginia University Campus Read selection, “The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border” by Francisco Cantú, prods readers to consider timely, complex views on migration, law enforcement, politics and more, as Mountaineers continue to take on big issues and ask tough questions.
Establishing a Faculty Justice Network, creating a comprehensive Inclusive Campus website and increasing fundraising aimed at soliciting resources for traditionally underrepresented students are among the new projects at West Virginia University that earned the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the sixth consecutive year.
Through a nearly $50,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative, a team from WVU Extension Service, WVU Chambers College of Business & Economics, Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab, and the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative is developing a strategic plan to encourage and support youth entrepreneurship in West Virginia.
Undergraduate researchers at West Virginia University will spend the next year pursuing projects in enzymes and fungi— research that could ultimately help people with chronic diseases and develop new pharmaceuticals.
Members of the West Virginia University Board of Governors indicated their support of the administration’s handling thus far of issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic after hearing an update on campus data and protocols from Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop during Friday’s (Sept. 17) meeting.
Through WVU FirstGen, an initiative housed in the Office of Student Success, West Virginia University is doubling down on its commitment to support the more than 4,000 self-identified first-generation undergraduates on Morgantown’s campus.
West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons and the Big 12 Conference have announced the 2021-22 men's basketball schedule. The nonconference schedule will feature eight games at the WVU Coliseum and five games away from home, including three in the Shriners Children's Charleston Classic.