Tonight’s WVU Festival of Ideas event canceled

Tonight’s (Nov. 8) David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas event at West Virginia University has been canceled due to an unforeseen travel schedule conflict for the speaker. The program, “HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship,” was originally scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. It will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.

WVU Women’s Business Center hires new director

Vicki Greene has been appointed director of the West Virginia University Women’s Business Center, to assist entrepreneurs across the state in all stages of business development, with a special focus on women-owned and managed businesses.

WVU wins second straight SME mine rescue competition

For the second straight year the team from West Virginia University took home top honors in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Fall 2018 Competition.

WVU researchers investigate how hospital lighting may hinder patient recovery

Now that Daylight Saving Time has ended, cyclists are attaching lights to their helmets, and dog walkers are storing flashlights next to their leashes. But one place that won’t get darker with the time change is the hospital. New research out of West Virginia University illuminates how the round-the-clock brightness of hospital rooms may stymie some patients’ recovery.

WVU graduate is finalist for two prestigious Awards

For Morgan King, the first weekend in November this year will be one to remember. She will fly back to the United States from Spain where she is on a Fulbright Scholarship to interview with the British Marshall scholarship committee in Washington, D.C., and then travel to New York to interview with the Schwarzman Scholarship committee.

WVU LaunchLab Network hosted second annual Women’s Pitch Competition

The West Virginia University LaunchLab Network hosted its second annual Women’s Pitch Competition to encourage students to push the limits of their innovative ideas, products or business ventures and showcase their concepts in a tightly-timed presentation to a panel of judges.