We dig deeper, venture further and go beyond what is expected. Your work is helping this University climb higher. That is why we are taking our Climb Higher recognition program to a new level to honor you – and to help you honor your colleagues.
Beginning May 6, West Virginia University’s PRT will be closed for passenger service to continue with automatic train control modernization and to perform other maintenance activities. It is anticipated that normal operations will resume Monday, Aug. 7.
The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently awarded three grants to West Virginia University through the WVU Foundation totaling $304,300. These grants will benefit various programs, initiatives, and individuals at WVU including: WVFOODLINK Nourishing Networks Program, Reed College of Media and West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care.
As part of PEIA’s Healthy Tomorrows Three Year Initiative (Year Three), PEIA requires that PPB Plan (A,B,C,D) policyholders see their PCP (primary care physician) to have their blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and waist circumference within acceptable ranges. Policyholders must report this information directly to PEIA before May 15.
Faculty, staff and students now have access to the powerful IBM Watson cognitive computing platform, thanks to an Academic Initiative partnership with IBM. Faculty and researchers initially have 12 months of free access, while students can access the services free for six months.
Teens can learn what it takes to be a firefighter at WVU Extension Service’s Junior Firefighter Camp, June 3-8 at the State Fire Academy at WVU Jackson’s Mill in Weston. Campers must be ages 14-17 to participate. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. The registration deadline is Monday, May 1.
West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Michael Adelman Tuesday (April 25) issued a joint statement following Gov. Jim Justice's signing of HB 2815, granting greater authority to the schools' governing boards.
West Virginia University Police Department received its highest ranking—13th—in The Security 500 Benchmarking Survey, a validation of the department’s commitment to keeping WVU safe and secure through community policing and prevention. The department has finished in the top 20 in the rankings for four consecutive years.
Environmental Health and Safety has arranged for Registrant DEA waste services Thursday (April 27). If you have DEA substances for disposal, email EHS_Chemicals@mail.wvu.edu as soon as possible for further instructions.