WVU Wind Symphony to participate in ‘life changing’ China tour

Students in the West Virginia University Wind Symphony will participate in a unique cultural musical exchange thanks to an invitation from the United States – China Cultural & Educational Foundation to take part in a three-city performance tour of China.

WVU School of Music launches K-12 music program

A new program in the West Virginia University School of Music will allow K-12 students to learn about music through live performance, all free of charge. The series of weekday matinee performances is open to all grades and ages from public schools, private schools and homeschool groups. The performances provide an opportunity to enhance school curriculum and expose students to the arts.

Libraries to host ‘Appalachian Futures’ exhibit

“Appalachian Futures,” West Virginia University Libraries’ new year-long exhibition, addresses the current dominant narratives about Appalachia in a new way, by looking at how the people of Appalachia have worked and will work to rewrite their own story.

WVU Honors College, Humanities Center announce new leaders

Two leaders known for their innovation, energy and creativity will bring those essential skills to bear in their new roles at West Virginia University. Damien Clement will serve as acting dean of the Honors College and Rhonda Reymond as interim director of the Humanities Center effective Aug. 1.

WVU Curiosity Series lineup announced

West Virginia University students, faculty and professional artists from around the world will show off their talents as part of Curiosity Series, hosted by WVU’s College of Creative Arts.

Order of Vandalia to induct three new members

West Virginia University will induct three new members into the Order of Vandalia, the University’s highest honor for outstanding service and loyalty, Friday (June 7) at the Erickson Alumni Center.

WVU students named Gilman Scholars

Six West Virginia University students will study or intern abroad this summer as Gilman Scholars. Wrenna Dorrer, Myya Helm, Iain MacKay, Morgan McCardell, Veronica Nicole and Juliana O'Reilly will gain skills that are critical to the country’s national security and economic prosperity while gaining an enriching cultural and career-building experience.

Wilson to retire after 26 years as associate provost for academic personnel

After more than 40 years at West Virginia University, Associate Provost for Academic Personnel C.B. Wilson plans to retire effective Sept. 1. Wilson began his tenure at WVU as chair and professor of Music in 1977 and took on progressive leadership roles in the College of Creative Arts, first as associate dean and later as interim dean of the College.