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WVU program promotes active fathers in schools

A program that encourages playtime increases quality relationships between fathers and their children at local Monongalia Elementary schools. The joint effort combines the West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and the WVU Extension Service.

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Tech Alliance hosts Lavender Graduation ceremony

On Wednesday (April 26), dozens of students, faculty and staff gathered in the Student Activities Room to celebrate the second-annual Lavender Graduation. Hosted by Tech Alliance, the ceremony recognized graduating seniors and installed new officers for the organization. Tech Alliance is a student-led LGBTQ+ and Ally organization promoting awareness and education while providing support to the WVU Tech campus and the LGBTQ+ community.

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English Symposium: Prison and Social Justice

Graduate students in English 631: Prison Autobiographies will present their final projects in Colson 130 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday (April 28). There will be two panels in the morning, and three panels in the afternoon.

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Kiddie Days set for April 25-27 at WVU Animal Sciences Farm

Thousands of area kids will experience those firsts when West Virginia University’s Animal Sciences Farm hosts Kiddie Days April 25-27. Hosted by the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, the event allows kids and adults in the region to not only see animals, but also learn more about farming and where the food on their table comes from.

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West Virginia Libraries and Watts Museum collaborate to celebrate May Day

Monday, May 1, is traditionally a day of international worker solidarity. It is also believed to be the birthday of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones. Jones, a labor organizer in several industries, became most well known for her work with coal miners during an era of unsafe mining practices and few labor laws. She touched the lives of many miners and their families around the country and became a symbol of workers’ struggles.

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