While the academic year is coming to a close, work related to the University’s Academic Transformation efforts continues. Watch this Inside WVU Today video as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed talks about the initiative, including work completed thus far, as well as a timeline of next steps in the process.
From severe weather events to crimes on campus and important safety updates, West Virginia University uses its WVU Alert system to keep faculty and staff informed about emergencies and incidents on or near the Morgantown campus. WVU’s campuses in Keyser and Beckley have similar but separate systems.
Dr. Clay Marsh, West Virginia’s Coronavirus Czar and West Virginia University Health Sciences vice president and executive dean, joined WVU Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop to explain the COVID-19 vaccination process. In this edition of Inside WVU Today, the two also explain why those aged 50 and older and some clinical Health Sciences students are being vaccinated now.
Dr. Clay Marsh emphasizes the role of face masks, social distancing and avoiding crowds to avoid and limit the spread of COVID-19. He discusses young adults’ attitudes toward the virus and urges caution and safety to both avoid spreading the disease and becoming infected.
To help protect the health of our campus community and minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread, all students, faculty and staff on all campuses need to participate in a brief, daily wellness check throughout the fall semester. Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop explains the process in the latest edition of Inside WVU Today.
The Office of Sustainability and Facilities and Services recently partnered with a third-party expert in tree care and conservation to assess the health and potential safety risks of several trees in high-traffic areas across the Morgantown campus. Learn more about it in this latest edition of Inside WVU Today.