WVU partnerships help WVU Medicine community and beyond amidst personal protective equipment shortage
A registered nurse (left) at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, wears the surgical mask extender created by the Innovation Hub during a shift. Logan Forquer (right), student worker, wears the face shield created by the Innovation Hub. (Submitted Photo)

WVU partnerships help WVU Medicine community and beyond amidst personal protective equipment shortage

Engineers in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University are using their expertise and equipment in a campus-wide effort to create personal protective…

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WVU Board briefed on pandemic responses and plans

West Virginia University’s Board of Governors was briefed Thursday on the institution’s ongoing responses to the coronavirus pandemic and background on decisions that have been made and are under consideration.  “This is…

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WVU students win top prize in first virtual West Virginia Business Plan Competition
West Virginia Business Plan Competition judges Mark Burdette, Tara St. Clair, Anne Barth, Kevin Combs and Mike Green gathered virtually Thursday (April 2).

WVU students win top prize in first virtual West Virginia Business Plan Competition

West Virginia University seniors Samuel Chico and Kyle Seese have an idea for low-cost, eco-friendly energy storage systems that repurpose retired EV battery modules from auto manufacturers. With a $10,000…

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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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