Protecting coal miners from black lung disease

In a report published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, West Virginia University researcher Michael McCawley and his colleagues pinpoint shortcomings in how miners’ exposure to respirable coal-mine dust is monitored. Inhaling this dust over time leads to black lung disease.

WVU’s 71st Mountaineer Week to feature new traditions

Soon the smell of fresh, hot kettle corn, funnel cakes and fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire will fill the air, luring students and the community into the West Virginia University Mountainlair to celebrate the 71st Mountaineer Week Craft Fair and Quilt Show.