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Ben Trachtenberg  

Students, faculty and staff are invited to hear from Professor Ben Trachtenberg of the University of Missouri April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. Trachtenberg’s talk is part of the Neil S. Bucklew Lecture Series and will offer lessons to be taken from Mizzou’s experiences during racially charged 2015 protests and their aftermath which gained national attention.

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The campus community is invited to an open forum for the Director of Admission Operations position. Candidate Lesli Burdette will present on "Trends in Admission Processing That Would Be Beneficial at WVU" April 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Shenandoah Room of the Mountainlair.

many purple flowers in the woods  

The department of biology spring ephemeral wildflower walks will take place on Sundays in April (April 21 and 28) at 2 p.m. These free, guided tours are a spring tradition at the WVU Core Arboretum. Participants will learn the names of the flowers and some interesting facts about them.

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Humans create more than 300 million tons of plastic per year, and 50 percent of it is thrown away after one use, according to Plastic Oceans and other organizations. Learn more about that staggering statistic during an Earth Day panel to be held April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Campus Library, Room 104.