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Biology student wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

As people across the eastern United States prepare to deal with the emergence of millions of cicadas, West Virginia University student Noah Spencer plans to give these insects a closer look, research…
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Moving Mountains: WVU engineers lead project to reclaim mine refuse site in West Virginia

A 10-year research project to restore a 40-acre abandoned mine refuse site nestled atop the mountains of Greenbrier County is in its final stages of development thanks to the work of civil engineers …
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Gee Mail: A new era for a treasured tradition

As nearly 4,500 students gear up for the first in-person Commencement at West Virginia University in nearly two years, President Gordon Gee could not help but to soak in the atmosphere beforehand at …
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WVU School of Public Health takes over workplace health major as scope of occupational health hazards broadens to include infectious diseases

As COVID-19 and its variants continue to spread throughout the country, workplace safety has taken on a new meaning. West Virginia University’s Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene, newly moved to…
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Reminiscing with confidence: New WVU activity guide supports dementia caregiving

Sounds like crickets chirping and the taste of warm buckwheat pancakes can spark the senses of people with dementia — a fact faculty and students at West Virginia University used to develop a way for…
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Meals on Wheels America News: You are there for Carl

Thanks to you, Meals on Wheels was there for Carl when he needed it most, and continues to be a lifeline every day. Carl was hospitalized twice last year – once for a cardiac problem and once again …
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‘I’ve cared for children’ hospitalized with COVID-19: WVU pediatrician urges youth to get vaccinated

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for adolescents ages 12 to 15, one West Virginia University pediatrician assured its safety and efficacy: It und…
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Student honored for efforts to help raise $193K for WVU Medicine Children’s

A West Virginia University student who helped raise more than $193,000 to support the most urgent needs at WVU Medicine Children’s via MountaineerTHON is being honored for her efforts by Children’s M…
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West Virginia youths win statewide competition to make hometowns ‘cooler’

West Virginia youths feel pretty passionate about their communities. And they are improving their hometowns by developing ideas and opportunities to make their communities even “cooler.”
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WVU researchers study the effects of vaping during pregnancy

Spurred by unproven assumptions that vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes, a team at West Virginia University is conducting a three-year study on the effects of vaping during pregnancy. It is esti…
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Too much, too little or just right: WVU researchers study proper ‘dosing’ of telehealth

More than ever, patients are using telehealth to ask doctors and nurses about worrying blood-pressure readings, nauseating migraines and stubborn foot ulcers. But for patients with chronic conditions…
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WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2021 Order of Augusta

An international student who has immersed himself in the “cultural heartbeat” of his new community, a first-generation student graduating with a cumulative 4.0 grade-point average who had no access t…
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Mapping the past, present and future of West Virginia

New research from West Virginia University is transforming understanding of the Mountain State’s famous landscape – and identifying ways to preserve it. As WVU’s latest NSF CAREER Award winner, Assis…
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2020-‘21 inductees into West Virginia Business Hall of Fame represent WV values

The 2020-‘21 class of the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame honors a group of pioneers and visionaries who have transformed the business landscape of our state and inspire us to move West Virginia …
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WVU provides a look forward for fall 2021 semester

West Virginia University’s fall 2021 semester begins on Wednesday, Aug. 18. While many public health guidelines will remain in effect, there is much hope that we can return to a vibrant campus enviro…
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