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WVU: Question biases, use local news for COVID-19 info

Professors are advising social media users to question their biases and turn to local media for COVID-19 information.
As more people turn to social media and other online sources for updates on the COVID-19 outbreak, determining which sources are reliable becomes increasingly...

Osteopathic school trains in acupuncture technique

Medical students train in acupuncture at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
An old practice is being put to new use in the Mountain State, thanks in part to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine...

WVU and citizen scientists fish for answers on blotchy bass

WVU scientists and citizen assistants are examining blotchy bass taken across West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Using data collected by citizens through a mobile app, researchers at West Virginia University are working to understand why some bass are becoming...

WVU, manufacturers to hold cyber-security workshop in Beckley

The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the West Virginia University Department of Industrial Extension will present a half-day workshop on cybersecurity Aug. 6. 2019, in Beckley, WV. Photo Caspar Camille Rubin
The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the West Virginia University Department of Industrial Extension will present a half-day workshop on cybersecurity Aug. 6...

WVU, NASA partnership soars with $25 million contract

The Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility
Students at West Virginia University will help ensure space travel is safe for future explorers thanks to the continuation of a long-standing partnership with...

WVU receives record $181 million-plus in research funding

Professor Kathryn Williamson and students use the 14-inch telescope at White Hall.
External funding for research and other sponsored programs at West Virginia University totaled $181.4 million this past fiscal year, a university record that bucks a...

WVU agent provides finance tips to help during outbreak

"In this time of social distancing, it can be tempting to follow the crowd and make decisions such as panic shopping."
Service workers and those who have been unexpectedly laid off may not have the savings they need in a time like this, says a...

Traffic to increase as new semester starts at WVU Tech in...

Morning dawns on the West Virginia University Tech Campus in Beckley, West Virginia
As students and employees return to West Virginia University Tech's new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, school administrators are alerting the community to increased...

Shepherd installs state's largest non-profit solar array

Solar Panels at Shepherd University
Shepherd University is now home to the largest non-profit solar installation in West Virginia, thanks to a $100,000 grant from EBSCO Information Services of...

WVU Dean advising travel precaution in face of COVID-19

WVU Dean of Health Sciences Clay Marsh, MD, is advising to take travel precautions.
Though there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in West Virginia, Dr. Clay Marsh of West Virginia University is advising Mountaineers to employ precautions...

Affordability, student support boost Glenville enrollment

Glenville State College rises on a hill alopng the Little Kanawha River at Glenville, West Virginia.
Affordability and student-support initiatives are boosting fall enrollment at Glenville State College, which welcomed 425 new traditional and online students this semester, bringing total...

Glenville State College celebrates 150 years this week

Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River. (Photo courtesy Glenville State College.)Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River.
Glenville State College at Glenville, West Virginia, in the central Mountain State, kicks off its sesquicentennial celebration this week, culminating with Founder's Day events...

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