WVU’s campus-wide effort harnesses creativity, innovation to support health care workers at WVU Medicine and around the state

A fashion designer stops creating clothing and turns her skills into making surgical masks. Cloth that might have been the mask for the Phantom of the Opera, instead is headed to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital to become a mask that protects a health care worker in the fight against COVID-19. This, and more, is how West Virginia University is putting skills and resources from its entire campus to battle the pandemic which has killed thousands worldwide.

Atiles named WVU's dean of Extension and engagement

A dynamic national leader in engagement, collaboration and outreach with significant experience in the land-grant system has been selected as the next leader of the statewide West Virginia University Extension Service.

WVU will not hold in-person classes this semester, campus shuts down with all work remote

West Virginia University and its divisional campuses in Keyser and Beckley will extend alternative delivery of classes through the rest of the semester in response to the continued threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Additionally, all employees – except for those needed to keep online operations running and a select few others – must work from home, and residence halls will remain shuttered.

WVU shares lessons learned, expands ‘Would You?’ campaign with free educational toolkit to end hazing, increase bystander awareness

West Virginia University's "Would You?" safety campaign is expanding with a free toolkit which includes graphic templates, access to the documentary “Breathe, Nolan, Breathe,” as well as discussion strategies to facilitate honest, open dialogue about hazing, bystander intervention and amnesty laws. Ultimately, the hope is that the lessons learned on the WVU campus can be used by colleges, universities, and high schools nationwide to save lives.