Masterclasses, one-on-one mentoring and maybe even a jam session with a country music icon await students in the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts. Grammy-winning recording artist Kathy Mattea has been named a Distinguished Artist in Residence in the School of Music for the 2019-20 academic year.
The West Virginia University Mountaineer is not just a mascot—it is a symbol of West Virginia history and identity embraced throughout the Mountain State. Rosemary Hathaway, folklorist and associate professor of English in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, explores the spirit of the Mountaineer in her new book, Mountaineers Are Always Free.
Students at West Virginia University have the opportunity to enhance their cultural intelligence through the visits of educators, engineers, healthcare workers and urban planners from all over the world who have traveled here for professional development and integration into community life.
Roger G. Hanshaw, speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates, will deliver the Presidential Augusta Ambassadors Lecture Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom at the West Virginia University College of Law.
Treah Haggerty and Cara Sedney—researchers in the West Virginia University School of Medicine—are studying how a new West Virginia law has changed the way healthcare providers prescribe opioids. Working with the state’s Board of Pharmacy, they’re examining prescription practices before and after the law took effect on June 7, 2018, and pinpointing differences.
The crew from Barnwood Builders, led by WVU alumnus Mark Bowe, visited WVU Jackson’s Mill to film an upcoming episode featuring students from the Northern Panhandle. The WVU Extension Service Ohio County 4-H’ers focused on working as a team, honed their critical thinking skills and used their know-how to solve problems.
For more than 10 years, West Virginia University and Hearts of Gold have partnered to raise and train service dogs to be placed with people with disabilities, primarily veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Armed with data from a new study raising alarms about the health of children in the Mountain State, a West Virginia University Extension Service program has mobilized to help families who want to make healthy lifestyle changes.