WVU joins national initiative to increase college access, graduates

West Virginia University is joining with scores of universities in a national initiative to increase college access, close the achievement gap and significantly produce more degrees by 2025. “Powered by Publics” is an initiative of the Association of Land-Grant and Public Universities and involves 130 schools, gathered into 16 different clusters around regions, size and/or mission.

WVU opens Veteran and Military Family Support Headquarters

A new Veteran and Military Family Support Headquarters underscores West Virginia University’s commitment to those who have served our country. WVU President Gordon Gee and the WVU Center for Veteran, Military and Family Programs hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new center Friday, Dec. 7 at the Mountainlair.

Gee Mail: A salute to WVU’s student-veterans

In this edition of Gee Mail, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee visits with students who have undergone life experiences that are different from others on campus. They are veterans of the United States Armed Forces, and their journeys beyond the military have stretched to the campus of WVU.

Wood named WVU Energy Institute interim director as Anderson moves to NETL

James F. Wood has been appointed interim director of the West Virginia University Energy Institute, replacing Brian Anderson, named Friday (Nov. 9) to lead the National Energy Technology Laboratory, the only federally-operated National Laboratory in the Department of Energy system.

Tonight’s WVU Festival of Ideas event canceled

Tonight’s (Nov. 8) David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas event at West Virginia University has been canceled due to an unforeseen travel schedule conflict for the speaker. The program, “HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship,” was originally scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. It will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.