WVU pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccinations based on joint CDC and FDA recommendation

West Virginia University will pause administration of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine based on a joint recommendation released Tuesday (April 13) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration. WVU strongly recommends all students and employees be vaccinated for COVID-19.

WVU launches text service to reinforce safe choices, curb binge drinking

Students at West Virginia University can now receive adaptive text messages encouraging them to make safer choices about alcohol use by questioning how likely they are to have more than four drinks at any single occasion, how they are prepared to handle peer pressure and if they are willing to set a goal to drink less.

WVU Police make arrest in knife brandishing incident

West Virginia University Police have arrested a man they suspect of brandishing a knife on Belmar Avenue Wednesday night (March 10) near, but not on the Morgantown campus. The University issued a WVU Alert that night in response to the incident.

WVU issues Alert after man reported with knife near Morgantown campus

West Virginia University Police issued an Alert at 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, after a man was reported with a knife near, but not on, the Morgantown campus.The suspect, described as a shirtless Black man wearing khaki pants, was last seen on Fife Street. Morgantown Police joined UPD in responding to the report as the public was asked to avoid the area. Officers canvassed the neighborhood but by 9:30 p.m. had not located a suspect and issued an Alert that it was safe to return to the area. WVU students, employees and the general public are encouraged to remain vigilant.

Lessons from the pandemic: What WVU has learned, accomplished and shared in the year of COVID-19

Under the quiet surface of near-stilled campuses over the past year, West Virginia University researchers, faculty and administrators have scrambled to learn more about COVID-19 and mitigate its spread, calculated how to teach online and hybrid classes and figured out how to better ensure people on those campuses could remain safe from the virulent disease that has killed more than 500,000 U. S. citizens to date.

Evansdale WVU Bookstore location temporarily closed due to COVID-19 exposure

West Virginia University announced Friday (March 5) in a Community Notice that the Evansdale WVU Bookstore location has temporarily closed after the University was notified of a COVID-19 exposure at the storefront. The location plans to reopen and resume normal operating hours no later than Friday, March 19.