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 research examines a different culprit behind Alzheimer's disease

Amyloid plaques have long been believed to be an indicator of neurodegenerative disease. But according to Raymond Anderson, a graduate student in West Virginia University's School of Medicine, such buildup alone does not correlate with disease severity. In fact, these buildups may even protect neurons.

WVU College of Law ranked sixth for public interest law

The West Virginia University College of Law is one of the best schools in the country for public interest law, according to preLaw Magazine. The publication ranks WVU Law sixth in the nation for preparing students to work in public interest law, a field of law that serves those in need, including the elderly, children and victims of domestic violence.

WVU nursing researcher intervenes between patients and loneliness

Laurie Theeke, a nurse practitioner in the West Virginia University School of Medicine and associate professor in the WVU School of Nursing, developed the Listen program to give lonely people the skills to explore what makes them lonely and devise strategies to feel more connected.

WVU Board of Governors receives facilities plan update

Meeting between commencement exercises for the largest December graduating class in West Virginia University’s 150-year history, the Board of Governors received an update on its current master facilities plan Friday (Dec. 15), with a look ahead to a refreshing of the plan through 2022.

‘The engine of innovation is change,’ WVU’s December graduates told

The weather outside wasn’t quite frightful, but it was delightful inside the West Virginia University Coliseum Friday (Dec. 15) as the largest December graduating class in the University’s 150 years received diplomas amid cheers, shrill whistles and honking horns from their friends and families.