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Fulbright Day informational panel to be held for interested faculty and staff

West Virginia University’s inaugural Research Week will kick off Monday, April 1 with “Fulbright Day.” As part of the day’s celebration, the Office of the Provost has organized an informational panel session for faculty and staff members interested in pursuing global opportunities through the Fulbright Scholar Program.

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Announcements

  • WVU Libraries opens Congressman Arch Moore archives, releases digital photographs

    West Virginia University Libraries’ West Virginia & Regional History Center has opened the congressional archives of former U.S. Congressman and West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. and released digitized photographs that document Moore’s decade in the House of Representatives.

  • The Rack: Ways you can give

    The Rack is seeking donations so that we can keep the student food pantry stocked for our students. Three ways to give is to donate items, give to the foundation and now we have an Amazon Wish List where you can select items we need and they will ship it directly to us.

  • Announcing Call for Proposals for TLC’s 2019 Celebrate event

    The Teaching & Learning Commons invites proposals to present at our sixth annual Celebrate event May 8, with sessions being sought to Enhance teaching, showcase the latest instructional technologies and promote networking for research collaboration (especially as it relates to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning).

  • Latest edition of Under the Dome updates final week of WV Legislative Session

    Under the Dome delivers a review of the issues being considered by State Government and the 84th West Virginia Legislature during its First Regular Session. It provides information on matters that affect WVU and higher education. This edition covers updates on the final week of regular session, the announcement of a special session, details on the budget, and major issues that passed and did not pass the Legislature.

  • WVU Board Chair Wilmoth and President Gee statements on McConnell selection as Colorado State presidential finalist

    West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and Board of Governors Chair William Wilmoth issued the following statements Friday on the announcement from Colorado State University that it had selected WVU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Joyce McConnell as the finalist for its 15th president.

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Events

  • Managing Up: How to Build Trust, Increase Influence and Create Partnerships with Your Bosses

    For mid-level supervisors and staff, Managing Up: How to Build Trust, Increase Influence and Create Partnerships with Your Bosses offers principles, practices, and tools to help you build productive relationships with your bosses and increase your power and influence with them. The event will be held March 26 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Mountainlair Rhododendron Room.

  • Expect sirens, emergency warning messages during statewide tornado drill today

    The National Weather Service will conduct a statewide tornado test alert beginning at 10:30 a.m. today (March 19). Sirens will blare, weather alert radios will activate and test emergency broadcast messages will interrupt television and radio programming as the test alert begins.

  • The March Idea Challenge is back for its third year

    Inspired by March Madness brackets, this event will feature eight clients in three head-to-head rounds. Join us for an evening of knockout style competition Wednesday (March 27) from 5-7 p.m. Students, faculty, and community members will have the opportunity to push their favorite innovators through each round. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners to move their ideas forward.

  • Get outstanding tips from outstanding teachers

    This workshop is a collaborative effort by the Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Personnel and the Teaching and Learning Commons. It will take place April 4 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. in the Rhododendron Room of the Mountainlair.

  • OLLI hosts spring open house

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WVU will host an open house on Thursday (March 21) from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Green Bag Rd.

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Videos

VIDEO: WVU researchers pursue blood test for colorectal cancer

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Researchers at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute are evaluating a first-of-its-kind blood test for detecting colorectal cancer. In the latest edition of Inside WVU today, Dr. Richard Goldberg, director of the WVU Cancer Institute, talks with host April Kaull about the test and highlights to advances in detection and treatment available for patients.

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