WVU issues Campus Warning for robbery

West Virginia University students and employees are encouraged to be vigilant as University Police received a report of a robbery/car-jacking that happened on May 9 at approximately 3:30 p.m. in front of 265 Prospect Street. At that time, one suspect approached the driver of a silver Nissan Sentra with a Pennsylvania license plate, pushed the driver away from the vehicle and fled with the vehicle towards High Street. No weapons were used, and no injuries were reported.

WVU joins national effort to address campus sexual violence

A full assessment along with targeted organizational changes are the goals of a new two-year program at West Virginia University focused on improving the reporting of sexual violence on campus and, ultimately, preventing it.

WVU Police confirm student death

West Virginia University Police have confirmed Benjamin Pravecek, a 20-year-old business major from Harpers Ferry, died Friday afternoon (April 16). Officers are continuing their investigation, but early indications suggest no foul play was involved.

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.