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WVU researchers dig into study of manure as organic fertilizer

Led by Elizabeth Rowen, a team of faculty members from the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design will study the use of manure as an organic fertilizer with a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Obesity and biological sex may make individuals more vulnerable to COVID-19, WVU study suggests

A new animal study from Katherine Lee — a researcher with the West Virginia University School of Medicine — investigates why individuals with obesity may have a particularly difficult time fending off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Specifically, female obese mice experienced worse disease symptoms, showing the importance of both obesity and biological sex in COVID-19 outcomes.

Gee: ‘College is more than worth it’

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered his annual State of the University Address to students, faculty and staff gathered virtually and in person at the College of Law Monday (Oct. 3).

Gee addresses WVU alumni, state congressional delegation in D.C.

Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.