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WVU Board of Governors approves 2023 budget, tuition rates

The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved an estimated $1.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, including a tuition increase averaging a little more than 2.5% across the WVU system.

WVU research finds LGBTQ people face barriers to health care, especially in rural areas

By interviewing researchers and physicians, Zachary Ramsey — a doctoral candidate in the School of Public Health — identified four pressing health issues that sexual and gender minorities face: discrimination, heteronormativity, health care system barriers and the interconnectedness of physical, mental and social health.

WVU Division of Student Life announces staff updates; Fuller, Mosby to retire

A new chapter will begin for West Virginia University’s Center for Black Culture and Research as longtime director Marjorie Fuller prepares to retire. Retirement is also ahead within the Division of Student Life for Kim Mosby, senior associate dean, who has worked for the University for more than 40 years.

New WVU program trains next generation of toxicologists to collect, analyze air samples from mining, fracking sites

With a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, the University is launching an immersive, interdisciplinary program that centers on WVU’s Inhalation Facility. The 40 doctoral students who participate will use the Facility, one of only a few like it in the country, to analyze the toxicity of air samples they’ve collected in the field and investigate how air pollution affects entire systems of the body, rather than just single cells.

Fire extinguished at WVU’s Armstrong Hall, no injuries reported

The all clear was given after a reported fire at West Virginia University’s Armstrong Hall on Friday afternoon, June 17. Fewer than 20 people, mainly faculty and staff, were in the building at the time of the fire. All exited the building safely. No classes were being held.

WVU students awarded Gilman Scholarships to pursue education abroad

Twelve West Virginia University students will expand their educational horizons this summer through study abroad programs provided by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship is a competitive national award for undergraduate students interested in opportunities abroad.

WVU Alumni Association expands alumni engagement leadership team

As part of efforts to better connect with people who love West Virginia University, the WVU Alumni Association is expanding with additions of new team members to work alongside current senior engagement leaders, the next step in a strategic alumni engagement partnership.

WVU to close Monday, June 20, in observance of Juneteenth

West Virginia University, including WVU Tech, Potomac State College, Extension offices and WVU Research Corp., will close Monday, June 20, following a declaration issued by Gov. Jim Justice proclaiming a state holiday in recognition of Juneteenth.