WVU seeks to build Pride of West Virginia Practice Facility

An institution at West Virginia University for more than 100 years, the Mountaineer Marching Band will one day have a home of its own. WVU and dedicated alumni are working together to pursue a practice facility for the 330-member West Virginia University Mountaineer Marching Band.

WVU now offering master’s in health administration program

In an effort to meet growing healthcare needs across the state, the West Virginia University School of Public Health is now offering a Master of Health Administration, a premier program for those seeking to lead the health systems of the future.

Orsagos, Leadmon, named 2019 WVU Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer

West Virginia University has named Patrick Orsagos and Caroline Leadmon the 2019 Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer. A long-time Mountaineer Week tradition, the prestigious award recognizes exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.

WVU School of Nursing now offering DNP – Nurse Anesthetist program

The WVU School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice – Nurse Anesthetist program received its accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. The program is the first DNP program for nurse anesthetists in West Virginia and was made possible by a partnership between WVU, West Virginia University Hospitals and University Health Associates.

WVU Medicine performs state’s first heart transplant

On Saturday, Robert Parsons, a 61-year-old male from Chesapeake, Ohio, got a new lease on life when surgeons at the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute and the WVU Medicine Transplant Alliance performed West Virginia’s first heart transplant.

Beyond borders: Geographers link formation of international laws to refugee crisis

West Virginia University geographers are linking the political and human rights issues at borders today to the legacies of foreign and domestic policy across the globe since World War I. Karen Culcasi and Cynthia Gorman, of the Department of Geology and Geography in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, have studied more than 100 years of international laws that have led, perhaps unintentionally, to the existing hostile climate for refugees.