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Welcome back: Students discover connections, place and purpose at WVU

Following a year of missed traditions and celebrations, West Virginia University will welcome new and returning students to its campus in Morgantown with an array of in-person activities that will allow students to reconnect and find their place and purpose.

COVID-19 shapes future of accessibility services at WVU

While ensuring that students received equal access to courses and lectures during the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginia University’s Office of Accessibility Services developed a new Transcriber Mentorship Program to meet the nearly-doubled increase in demand for those services. Combined with the Work-Study Captioning Program, which saw a 900% increase in requests during the pandemic, the Office of Accessibility Services reduced outside expenses by nearly a quarter of a million dollars over the last two years.

WVU professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship

A West Virginia University professor who will focus on the increased visitor use in protected areas and greenspaces in Austria during the COVID-19 pandemic—including the negative effects — has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the fall 2021 semester.

Time to Shine

It is that time, West Virginia. Time to shine your light to illuminate the path for others. What path? The path to health. The path to protecting ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19.

WVU to offer students, employees incentives for COVID-19 vaccine verification

West Virginia University will begin an incentive program for students and employees who have verified their COVID-19 vaccine by Aug. 1. The program, which will begin July 1, is intended to increase the number of students, faculty and staff who verify their vaccination information by the Aug. 1 deadline.