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.
West Virginia University is being recognized as a certified affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program for its buzzworthy efforts to support pollinators on campus by increasing native plants and providing nest sites.
The West Virginia University Morgantown Campus will close Friday (Jan. 19) and all in-person classes are canceled due to inclement weather. Online classes are not affected and will continue. Employees who work remotely or on a hybrid schedule are not affected and should continue their normal schedule. On-site employees should communicate with their supervisors to determine if they are required to work on site during the closure.
Safer sidewalks, roof repairs and updated infrastructure to improve heating and cooling are among more than 80 projects West Virginia University is tackling in Morgantown, Keyser and Beckley with nearly $47 million in state funding.
West Virginia University will house a lasting reminder of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor in the form of a life preserver from the USS West Virginia, a gift to the West Virginia and Regional History Center at WVU Libraries from the Kendrick family.
The holidays are arriving early at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill. On Giving Tuesday (Nov. 28), Frontier Communications announced the company will donate high-speed fiber internet service to the Mill to improve educational and programming activities for youth, guests and the greater community.
In-person classes with a start time prior to 10:30 a.m. are canceled on the West Virginia University Morgantown Campus Tuesday (Nov. 28) due to inclement weather and worsening road conditions. Online classes are not affected.
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.