FallFest, West Virginia University’s annual welcome-back-to-campus concert will be held Tuesday, Aug.14, on the Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center. This year’s performers are Lil Yachty, Brothers Osborne and MisterWives.
The West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit system resumed operations today (Aug. 9), in time for Welcome Week activities. The PRT came back online for passengers as part of the second phase of a multi-year modernization plan which is designed to upgrade and replace all electronics and train control systems - in essence, everything except the tracks and cars.
The journey toward life-long passion and purpose begins this week as West Virginia University welcomes 6,650 new students to its campuses in Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser for the 2018-19 academic year.
With a recent gift of $500,000, Farm Credit of the Virginias will help to ensure students continue to have access to outside the classroom internships, research opportunities and study abroad—experiences that enhance their college careers.
The West Virginia University Extension Service will offer up a 10-day blend of tradition and future at the State Fair of West Virginia in Fairlea from Thursday (Aug. 9) to Aug. 18 through everything from time-honored livestock 4-H projects to the innovation of a championship robotics team.
Carsten Milsmann, assistant professor in the C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry at West Virginia University, has earned the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award for research that could help develop solar energy applications that are more efficient and cheaper to produce.
Johanna Winant, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University Department of English, has accepted a distinguished fellowship at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame to work on her book project.
Two WVU researchers have found that babies exposed to Suboxone in utero fared as well as, or better than babies exposed to more conventional addiction treatments, such as treatment with methadone or Subutex.