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WVU reminds campus communities of winter weather procedures

A student trudges across University Avenue near Woodburn Circle in Morgantown in winter. (Fhoto illustration by David Sibray)
Officials at West Virginia University are reminding students, faculty, and staff that as temperatures fall and the possibility of inclement weather increases, they are...

WVU researcher combats invasive plants by deploying insect armies

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University researcher has found a way to locate, access, and destroy invasive plants more efficiently. Yong-Lak Park, a professor...

New River college sets fall Appalachian writing class

The class will collect folklore from the region, attempt to understand the collected samples, and compile the regional treasures into a book.
New River Community and Technical College will offer an Appalachian Folklore and Heritage Writing class at its Nicholas County Campus in Summersville, West Virginia,...

Alderson Broaddus offers programs at Fairmont, Beckley, Charleston

Students attend an Alderson Broaddus University meet-and-greet. Photo courtesy Alderson Broaddus.
Alderson Broaddus University will offer new bachelor’s degree programs in the Beckley, Fairmont, and Charleston areas this fall semester in conjunction with area community...

WVU suspends in-person classes after spring break, moves online

There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at WVU, but officials are concerned about the return to campus after travel.
West Virginia University will temporarily suspend in-person classes the week following spring break then offer online class instruction or other alternative learning options beginning...

WVU Tech Homecoming weekend to feature community events

WVU Tech students socialize along South Kanawha Street in Beckley, West Virginia.
WVU Tech will host its annual Homecoming at its new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, September 23-28, featuring a parade, tailgate, and ribbon cuttings...

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...

PRT track at WVU closes after Morgantown rockslide

A maintenance worker inspects a wrecked PRT at West Virginia University.
A rockslide that blocked Monongahela Boulevard and the public rapid transit track in Morgantown, West Virginia, today sent two West Virginia University students to...

WVU prepares for semester facing possible rise in covid

The tower on Stewart Hall overlooks the downtown campus at West Virginia University at Morgantown, WV.
The spring 2021 semester at West Virginia University begins on January 19, and WVU officials are urging students and employees to exercise extreme caution. The...

WVU engineer developing system to eliminate debris in Earth’s orbit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — If West Virginia University research pays off, debris that litters the planet’s orbit and poses a threat to spacecraft and satellites...

Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have...

Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have answers.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to transition to working from home, some are finding it difficult to sleep. According to one...

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...

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