The Bucklew Scholarship is given to 20 high-achieving West Virginia students accepted to the University and qualifies them to be considered for the Foundation Scholarship, WVU’s highest academic scholarship.
Henry Brownstein, a distinguished research professor of sociology at WVU, says despite initial reports of decreased street crime, other types of crime, like domestic violence incidents, may rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic
The mask extenders created by the Innovation Hub staff reduce the pressure behind the ears, affording the user an increased measure of comfort. The Innovation Hub has made the directions for making the mask extenders publicly available.
Due to the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, the Big 12 Conference extended its suspension from March 29 to May 31 of all team activities whether organized or voluntary. This suspension includes team and individual practices, meetings, and other organized gatherings. The suspension will be re-evaluated regularly and revisited or adjusted as circumstances dictate.
The Office of Health Services Research, in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has launched an online map that shows all COVID-19 testing sites in the Mountain State from Newell to Bluefield and all points in between.
A fashion designer stops creating clothing and turns her skills into making surgical masks. Cloth that might have been the mask for the Phantom of the Opera, instead is headed to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital to become a mask that protects a health care worker in the fight against COVID-19. This, and more, is how West Virginia University is putting skills and resources from its entire campus to battle the pandemic which has killed thousands worldwide.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice named Dr. Clay Marsh, West Virginia University’s vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences, the state’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Czar during a news conference at the Capitol Complex in Charleston on Thursday (March 26).
You might think social distancing and sheltering-in-place would improve environmental quality, but Nicolas Zegre, director of the West Virginia University Mountain Hydrology Laboratory, doesn’t foresee the pandemic lowering pollution levels in West Virginia.
Frankie Tack, clinical assistant professor and addiction studies minor coordinator at the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services says that among the key tools for individuals in recovery, especially those in the early stages of the journey, are forming connections and establishing community. These tools are difficult to employ during a pandemic.