Monongalia County Health Department and West Virginia University were notified that 13 new cases were reported today (July 2) with at least 10 WVU students who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
WVU Extension Service’s Energy Express, a six-week summer reading program hosted by Joel Brown, will be broadcast across West Virginia beginning June 29. The 30-minute episodes will air Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and feature engaging activities in literacy, STEM, art, cooking, nature, nutrition and more.
West Virginia University Dean of Students Corey Farris outlined in a letter to the campus community Tuesday (June 23) plans for a return to campus in the fall designed to create a safe and meaningful experience for all students.
The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Saturday (June 20) that a second Mountaineer football student-athlete has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will enter a self-isolation period for the next 14 days.
Anticipating a slightly smaller enrollment and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved a budget for the coming fiscal year more than $23 million less than the previous year.
Sports leagues may want to consider calling a timeout on reopening their doors to fans, based on new West Virginia University-led research that links an uptick in seasonal flu deaths to U.S. cities with pro sports teams.
Rob Alsop, vice president for Strategic Initiatives at West Virginia University, detailed fall campus safety plans for Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser in a letter to the WVU community Tuesday (June 16).
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday (June 15) that one Mountaineer football student-athlete has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will enter a self-isolation period for the next 14 days.
Researchers from the WVU School of Medicine have developed two new COVID-19 tests. One is a diagnostic test that detects the RNA of SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—in nose-swab samples. The other is an antibody test that identifies a specific antibody to SARS-CoV-2 that plays a key role in blocking the virus from infiltrating healthy cells.