WVU establishes moratorium on IFC activity, launches system review

West Virginia University today (Feb. 14) placed an immediate moratorium on all social and recruiting activities of the 16 social and social-professional fraternities comprising the Interfraternity Council, enacting a plan to review and strengthen oversight in the wake of concern over continued behavioral issues.

WVU plans Friday bell-ringing ceremony

West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony, coordinated by the Office of Campus and Community Life and Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, on Friday (Feb. 16) in remembrance of students Leah Berhanu and Ibrahim Alkammis.

West Virginia Law Review symposium to explore range of Appalachian issues

More than 80 national and regional experts will address issues that affect those who live Appalachia every day including: health care; veterans; oil, gas and coal; civil rights; broadband expansion; economic development; criminal justice and educational and legal reform at a symposium to be held at the West Virginia University College of Law later this month.

WVU Extension’s Women in Ag to host statewide workshops

West Virginia is home to nearly 10,000 female farmers. To help this important group of agribusiness owners, WVU Extension Service’s Women in Ag program is hosting a series of workshops throughout the state (and online) to provide them with tools and resources needed to run a successful business.

WVU Festival of Ideas to host panel of six opioid crisis experts

Six experts on the state's opioid crisis will take part in a panel discussion Feb. 20 in the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater as part of West Virginia University's Festival of Ideas. "Understanding the Opioid Epidemic" starts at 7:30 p.m., and is co-sponsored by The Charleston Gazette-Mail.

No. 1 Mountaineers claim GARC crown

For the fifth straight season and the 11th time in program history, the West Virginia University rifle team is the Great America Rifle Conference regular-season champion, as the top-ranked Mountaineers claimed the 2018 crown with a 4720-4693 victory over No. 3 Kentucky this afternoon at the Bill McKenzie Rifle Range.

Four finalists to compete Monday in Mountaineer Mascot Cheer-off

Four finalists will don the buckskins and carry the musket Monday (Feb. 12) in competition to be the next West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot. The cheer-off will be held during the men's basketball game vs. Texas Christian University at 9 p.m. in the WVU Coliseum.