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graduates celebrate commencement  

Following a year of missed milestones, celebrations and traditions, West Virginia University’s first in-person commencement ceremony since December 2019 ushered in a renewed sense of optimism for the nearly 4,500 graduates who walked across the stage to receive their diplomas in four ceremonies this weekend (May 15-16).

old bench outside  

Drawing upon psychology, social work and neuroscience research, the “Appalachian Activities for Dementia Manual” offers meaningful and enjoyable activities for individuals with dementia and other cognitive disorders — in particular those who grew up in the region.