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Board of Governors proposes tightening of tobacco-free campus policy

Post-stroke depression stems from the cardiovascular changes in the brain that lead to a stroke in the first place. It’s a type of depression that scientists are just now starting to probe. At the West Virginia University School of Medicine, a team of researchers is taking a bench-to-bedside look at whether magnetic fields can help treat this unexplored mood disorder.

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  • WVU joins national initiative to increase college access, graduates

    West Virginia University is joining with scores of universities in a national initiative to increase college access, close the achievement gap and significantly produce more degrees by 2025. “Powered by Publics” is an initiative of the Association of Land-Grant and Public Universities and involves 130 schools, gathered into 16 different clusters around regions, size and/or mission.

  • WVU Libraries lead effort to create Morgantown Public Art Guide

    Do you know about the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Star City? Did you know the large Coca-Cola mural on a High Street building is a restoration originally painted in 1953? These sites are just two of the 44 local attractions detailed in the new Morgantown Public Art Guide, a collaborative initiative among West Virginia University and local organizations.

  • Seeing West Virginia in the world: a year-end message from WVU Press

    If 2017 was a year of firsts for West Virginia University Press, then 2018 has been one of reach—a year in which our books and authors were in particularly broad circulation, helping propel outward the reputation of the university, state and region in encounters from Portland to New Orleans and New York to Munich.

  • Group fitness classes offered during Winter Holiday

    A selection of group fitness classes will be available to students, SRC members and Healthy Holiday participants from Dec. 16 - Jan. 5

  • Evansdale Campus emergency steam outage planned Saturday

    Due to an issue with WVU’s Steam Distribution System, Facilities Management must conduct an Emergency Steam Outage Saturday (Dec. 15) from 3 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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VIDEO: Fight the flu with a vaccination

Dr. Lisa Costello, a WVU Medicine pediatrician and assistant professor at the School of Medicine, is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot this season. National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 7-13, and Costello says it’s the perfect time to arm yourself against the flu. She talks with Inside WVU today host April Kaull about why children and the elderly are particularly vulnerable, whether the vaccine mist is as effective as the shot, and dispels some vaccine concerns.

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