WVU celebrates explosion of innovation and entrepreneurship at second annual Demo Day

At West Virginia University, students, faculty and staff are charged with pursuing world-changing discoveries, innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges, academic engagement and excellence, and they are responding to the call. WVU’s second annual Demo Day (April 25) is an example in living color of the University-wide commitment to cultivating a robust and dynamic culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and design.

WVU’s Talent West Virginia names inaugural winners

West Virginia University's College of Creative Arts hosted Talent West Virginia, a statewide musical talent contest and fundraiser April 6. Funds raised through the competition will support West Virginia Public Theatre and its mission to bring the arts to all West Virginians.

Gee Mail: The Magic Flute

Recently, the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts presented four live performances of one of Mozart’s greatest operas, “The Magic Flute.” To pull it off, a team of students and faculty had to conjure up a bit of magic of their own, as WVU President Gordon Gee observed in his latest Gee Mail.

Four finalists to compete Monday in Mountaineer Mascot Cheer-Off

The four finalists vying for the title to represent the student body as the 67th West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot come from a variety of academic backgrounds and are involved in an array of extra-curricular activities. All West Virginia natives, they will compete wearing buckskins and carrying the rifle in a cheer-off held during the men’s basketball game vs. Kansas State at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in the WVU Coliseum.

Art Museum of WVU names new director

As the second director of the Art Museum of West Virginia University, Todd J. Tubutis plans to build on the progress of establishing the museum as a vibrant cultural hub for both the campus and the community.