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WVU assistant professor receives 2024 Thriving Women Program award

West Virginia University Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources teaching assistant professor Akua Oppong-Anane is this year’s Thriving Women Program award recipient. Oppong-Anane plans to develop a mentorship program for BIPOC and women students in engineering fields.

West Virginia, WVU and NBA legend Jerry West passes away at age 86

Jerry West, the greatest athlete in West Virginia state sports history, died peacefully in his Los Angeles home, the Los Angeles Clippers announced Wednesday (June 12). No person or athlete is more identified with the Mountain State than Jerry West, whose name was on the front and the back of his Mountaineer basketball uniform.