The West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit system will be closed to passenger service starting at 8 p.m. next week (Nov. 13-17) to accommodate phase II modernization testing. The University will provide bus support during the suspended PRT hours. Buses will operate on a continuous loop from 8 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. to all PRT locations except for Walnut Street.
A recent study at West Virginia University found that there is a progressive place in the market for urgent care centers, not only from the perspective of positive health outcomes in rural areas but also from an entrepreneurial point of view.
West Virginia’s presence on the world energy stage jumped significantly Thursday (Nov. 9) as China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd., one of the world’s largest energy companies and a long-time research and development partner of West Virginia University, announced an agreement that will bring $83.7 billion to the state.
The West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition continues to make a significant impact on the state’s entrepreneurial landscape with 292 entries from 16 of the 29 West Virginia colleges and universities in the 2017-2018 competition.
As recent national statistics for obesity and diabetes revealed West Virginia’s ranking as number one in both, a team of interdisciplinary healthcare providers at West Virginia University is creating a new Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health with the bold goal of preventing and reversing these conditions with not more medication, but less.
The WVU Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $1.375 million grant from Frontlines of Communities in the United States to identify and link to care patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C at several WVU Medicine clinical sites.
Donors to West Virginia University’s inaugural Day of Giving on Wednesday (Nov. 8) could see their investment grow immediately thanks to other generous University supporters. Several alumni and friends have issued challenge and participation matches for the 24-hour online fundraising effort designed to raise dollars for the University’s greatest priorities and opportunities, as well as scholarships and unrestricted funds at both the University and unit specific level.