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The mural in Keyser, West Virginia.  

A partnership with the West Virginia University Extension Service and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has led to a program that works with communities to make their towns more attractive to physicians and their families in hopes they’ll put down permanent roots. West Virginia Recruitable Communities recently garnered recognition and won two awards from national community development organizations.

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The WVU Campus Read has partnered with the Department of Biology to bring an exhibit called Outbreak! Epidemics in a Connected World to campus from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit will remain at WVU until the end of the fall 2018 semester, housed on the ground floor of the Life Sciences Building downtown.

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Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Meshea Poore will serve as the chair of the 36th annual WVU United Way campaign. This year’s theme “Change Starts Here” is designed to remind us all that we play a role in changing our community. The campaign, which lasts twelve weeks, will wrap up on Dec. 14.

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Each fall, the University community is invited to nominate outstanding individuals for the Honorary Doctorate Degree. Successful candidates will meet one of the listed criteria. Many nominees meet several of these criteria, but note that a nominee only need meet one criterion to be nominated for and to receive an honorary degree.