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Fans have the chance to create WVU’s newest national TV commercial

For the first time, West Virginia University is crowdsourcing to find its nationally running TV commercial. The “2019 Find Your Purpose” contest is a worldwide search for the best-told WVU story. Fan…
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Nutritional supplements and diets not always protective, WVU research suggests

Do the nutritional supplements people take or the diets they adhere to actually protect them against cardiovascular problems and death?Maybe not, suggests a new umbrella review of meta-analyses and r…
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Gold Rush/Stripe the Stadium/True Blue Games announced

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has released its 2019 football home game promotional schedule.
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WVU researchers map crystals to advance treatments for stroke, diabetes, dementia

Medications attach to the proteins in our bodies the way spacecrafts dock into the International Space Station. Describing that process in detail can reveal a lot about how the medications work—and w…
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Additional 'floating' holiday available for WVU leave-eligible employees

Gov. Jim Justice today (July 3) issued executive orders declaring July 5, 2019 as an official holiday for State employees. The University has modified its holiday calendar to include an additional 7.…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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WVU Provost announces strategic leadership roles to better serve faculty and students

As new West Virginia University Provost Maryanne Reed steps into her role this week, she has announced several appointments in the Office of the Provost that speak to her commitment to establishing a…
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2019 soccer scarf voting open

The men's and women's soccer teams need Mountaineer Nation's help in selecting the design for the 2019 Soccer Scarf. Fan voting is now LIVE on both teams' social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter a…
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WVU researcher studies how nursing homes can accommodate obese residents

About 30 percent of nursing home residents are obese. That can complicate their care. The facility may need to buy them special wheelchairs or motorized lifts. Nursing aides may struggle to help them…
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WVU chemist is a molecular architect

West Virginia University chemist Kung Wang is an architect—not the kind who designs houses – one who designs molecules.Wang is constructing a synthetic pathway to creating new molecular templates for…
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WVU Extension Service brings edible landscaping to Randolph County elementary schools

Across the state, classrooms are quiet and hallways have emptied as another school year comes to a close. But at six Randolph County elementary schools, summer break is a time of growth and maturity …
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WVU receives national award for educational fundraising

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education is recognizing West Virginia University for exemplary fundraising programs and activities.For the first time, WVU has received a 2019 CASE Edu…
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WVU to partner with Pitt to study opioid use in Appalachia

West Virginians may gain better access to investigational approaches to managing and preventing substance abuse disorders related to the ongoing opioid epidemic as part of a collaborative $5.8 millio…
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Mazey Named ABCA Regional Coach of the Year

After guiding the baseball team to one of its best seasons in program history, coach Randy Mazey has been named the East Regional Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
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‘Flying salt shakers of death’: The lives of fungal-infected zombie cicadas, explained by WVU researchers

If cicadas made horror movies, they’d probably study the actions of their counterparts plagued by a certain psychedelic fungus. West Virginia University researchers have discovered that a cicada fung…
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