WVU eases scholarship requirements in light of academic changes amid COVID-19 outbreak
WVU will reduce the minimum grade point average to 2.75 for all merit-based scholarships, making it easier for students, parents, faculty and staff to know the requirements. (WVU Photo/Greg Ellis)

WVU eases scholarship requirements in light of academic changes amid COVID-19 outbreak

West Virginia University students will be able to more easily focus on transitioning to online courses during the COVID-19 outbreak instead of being troubled about maintaining their scholarship eligibility during the end of…

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Glover named WVU’s 67th Mountaineer mascot
Colson Glover was named the 67th Mountaineer today (March 7) during the men's basketball game against Baylor. (WVU Photo/Jenny Shepherd)

Glover named WVU’s 67th Mountaineer mascot

Sophomore Honors College student Colson Glover has fulfilled his lifelong dream to serve West Virginia University and the people of his home state as the Mountaineer mascot. The Lewisburg native…

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Women and men may cope differently with diabetes diagnoses, suggests new study
Choosing a healthy dessert over a decadent one can be difficult for anyone. For people with diabetes, the decision has extra significance. Whether people cope with diabetes in positive or negative ways can make it easier or harder for them to choose an apple over a cupcake. A new study by Melissa McCoy and Laurie Theeke—researchers from the WVU School of Nursing—suggests men and women may cope with diabetes in different ways. Those differences can affect their health outcomes and quality of life. (WVU Photo/Aira Burkhart)

Women and men may cope differently with diabetes diagnoses, suggests new study

Women may be more likely than men to use negative coping styles when they’re diagnosed with diabetes, according to a West Virginia University School of Nursing study. “We also found…

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WVU Hardesty Festival of Ideas 2020 hosts nationally renowned activists
Nationally known activists Lilly Ledbetter, W. Kamau Bell and Piper Kerman headline this year's David C. Hardesty, Jr., Festival of Ideas at WVU.

WVU Hardesty Festival of Ideas 2020 hosts nationally renowned activists

Three people whose activism and advocacy for gender, race and incarcerated women will visit the West Virginia University Morgantown campus during the David C. Hardesty, Jr., Festival of Ideas this…

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Graduation rate on upward trend at West Virginia University

Graduation rates at West Virginia University continue to increase for every cohort of students, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed reported to the Board of GovernorsFriday (Feb. 28).  “In addition to an increase…

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TEDxWVU announces speakers for March event: ‘Say it Loud’
Dr. Ali Rezai, executive chair and vice president of neuroscience, as well as associate dean and John D. Rockefeller IV tenured professor in neuroscience at the WVU School of Medicine, speaks at the 2019 TEDxWVU event held at the WVU Creative Arts Center. (WVU Photo/Hunter Tankersly)

TEDxWVU announces speakers for March event: ‘Say it Loud’

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West Virginia University’s TEDxWVU event “Say it Loud” March 28 in the Creative Arts Center Gladys Davis Theater will feature five dynamic speakers. Raimah Hossain, Nicole Russell, Matthew Cordle, Kassie…

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Students vying to be the next Mountaineer Mascot will compete in cheer-off
Mountaineer Mascot Finalists (in order of appearance, left to right), Hunter Ayers, Connor Capron, Colson Glover and Brooke Ashby. (WVU Photo/Brian Persinger)

Students vying to be the next Mountaineer Mascot will compete in cheer-off

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Four students who are eager to represent West Virginia University and their home state as the next Mountaineer Mascot will compete in a cheer-off during the men’s basketball game vs.…

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