Three WVU alums awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Three West Virginia University alumni will teach English abroad next year after being awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, allowing them to develop cross-cultural competency, as well as skills to further their career goals.

Ticked off: WVU researchers target Lyme disease vaccine with aid of $1.9M federal grant

The presence of ticks have increased in recent years, as Lyme disease cases have tripled in the U.S. since the late 1990s. A team of WVU researchers, with the aid of a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is developing a vaccine that may prevent humans from contracting the tick-borne illness.

WVU suspends 29 students for COVID-19-related violations, additional sanctions pending

Twenty-nine West Virginia University students are being placed on immediate interim suspension amid ongoing COVID-19-related investigations. Additional sanctions are pending for at least 30 others. The latest actions follow more reports to the University and social media posts showing large parties Friday and Saturday nights (Sept. 4-5) at fraternities not recognized by WVU.