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Gee addresses WVU alumni, state congressional delegation in D.C.

Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.

WVU fraternity cleared of hazing allegation, sanctioned for other violations

A thorough investigation has cleared a West Virginia University fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, of hazing allegations but revealed other violations resulting in separate sanctions. The fraternity has entered an agreed resolution with the University to end its interim suspension related to the hazing inquiry. However, the chapter will be placed on deferred suspension through February 2023 and lose some social privileges through June 2023.

WVU Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative celebrates new trail openings

Three miles make up the first phase of the West Run Woods Trail System which represents the beginning of a larger WVU trail initiative designed to improve health opportunities for community members, attract and retain talent, enhance quality of life and increase tourism. It's one of several cycling projects underway in Monongalia County.

WVU recognized nationally for community engagement through partnership with long-running prison book program

West Virginia University's partnership with the prison book program is one of four exemplary projects being recognized this year as part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards. Through the years, the project has created opportunities for people in prison to learn and has sent more than 50,000 free books to people in Appalachian prisons in six states.

WVU releases annual Clery Act report

The return to more normal campus operations at West Virginia University following COVID-19 restrictions in the previous year is reflected in the latest Clery Act report, showing increased crime reporting for 2021 in many categories.

WVU issues Campus Warning for report of shot fired

West Virginia University students and employees are encouraged to be vigilant after University Police received a report of a single shot fired into the air in the Area 1 parking lot near the top of High Street at midnight (Saturday) Sept. 24.