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Blakemore to be honored with street dedication

Legendary West Virginia University women's basketball coach Kittie Blakemore will have a street on the Evansdale Campus named in her honor when the University dedicates Kittie Blakemore Drive Feb. 24 before the women's basketball game against Baylor. Previously known as Rec Center Drive, the street begins at Morrill Way and ends at the Student Rec Center.

Eight WVU graduate students receive Foundation scholarships to support research

The selected West Virginia University graduate students from across the U.S. and beyond are engaging in meaningful research as they complete their degrees with support from WVU Foundation scholarships. The awards help students defray costs and support the completion of their theses or dissertations.

WVU to launch robotics engineering major

Students interested in the rapidly evolving world of robotics will now be able to enroll in a new robotics engineering major at West Virginia University following approval by the Board of Governors during a meeting Friday (Dec. 15).

WVU launches esports major to help provide workforce for expanding industry

With a focus on educating students for industries of the future, West Virginia University is now offering an esports bachelor’s degree, preparing students for careers in the rapidly growing esports industry while building on the University’s already successful competitive esports program.

New majors, medical breakthrough signal success for WVU

More than ever, the University is keenly focused on the modern land-grant priorities outlined in President Gordon Gee's recent State of the University address such as advancing the WVU R1 mission to deliver solutions to real-world problems and growing the academic medical center to improve people’s health.

Gee outlines vision for WVU as the modern land-grant university

During his State of the University remarks at the Erickson Alumni Center on Monday (Oct. 23), West Virginia University President Gordon Gee said difficult but necessary decisions have put WVU in a position to invest and innovate, thus setting the University on a course to become the modern land-grant university of the future.

Mitchell and Quarrick named WVU Homecoming Royalty, Alumni awards presented

A celebration of past moments and the creation of new Homecoming memories culminated at West Virginia University Saturday (Oct. 21) with the crowning of Romeo Mitchell Jr. and Olivia Quarrick as the 2023 Homecoming Royalty during halftime at the football game against Oklahoma State University.