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Finalists to compete in WVU Mountaineer mascot cheer-off event

Four West Virginia natives vying to be the 70th West Virginia University Mountaineer mascot will wear buckskins and carry rifles as they compete in a cheer-off during the men’s basketball game versus the University of Central Florida at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 20) in the WVU Coliseum.

WVU Day at the Legislature focuses on opportunity in Mountain State

West Virginia University and WVU Extension will host WVU Day at the Legislature from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the West Virginia Capitol Building in Charleston. Visitors of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to attend this free event which will feature information and activities from organizations across the University.

More than $1M gift from WVU Eberly College professor establishes community lectureship

A beloved West Virginia University professor is expanding educational opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the greater Morgantown community via a planned gift of over $1 million to support a lecture focused on political leadership and democratic institutions. Professor Emeritus Robert E. DiClerico retired from the Department of Political Science in 2017.