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Schimmel to serve as faculty ombudsperson

Christine Schimmel, associate professor of counseling, has been appointed as the new WVU faculty ombudsperson for the 2022-23 academic year. Selected through an internal, University-wide search process by a committee with representatives from the WVU Faculty Senate and the Provost’s Office, Schimmel will provide confidential and informal assistance to all faculty members across the University community.

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  • WVU campuses are tobacco-free and smoke-free

    As we begin a new semester, WVU reminds faculty, staff and students that all campuses across the WVU System are tobacco-free and smoke-free.

  • Parking fee now in effect at Coliseum lot

    To support ongoing maintenance and improvement activities for the parking area, WVU Parking Management will begin charging $1 to park in the Coliseum parking lot, effective Wednesday. Payment will be required and enforced from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Campus Recreation to offer fitness alternatives during Welcome Week

    Several Welcome Week 2022 events will take place at and around the Student Recreation Center, affecting access and operations. WVU Campus Recreation will offer several alternatives to its members during this period.

  • Welcome Week kicking off today

    Thousands of new and returning students arrive in Morgantown from now through the weekend. More than 50 Welcome Week activities and events are planned to help get them settled in on campus ahead of Wednesday’s start of the fall semester.

  • Parking lot ST-10 closed for Honors College Retreat

    To accommodate bus transportation for the Honors College Retreat, parking lot ST-10 at the Business and Economics Loop on the Downtown area of campus will be closed Friday (Aug. 12) beginning at 5 p.m. It also will be closed for a portion of the morning Saturday (Aug. 13).

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  • Register to attend tomorrow’s new faculty workshop on Introduction to Digital Measures

    All new faculty members are invited to join the Office of the Provost for an overview of Digital Measures and the usage of the system from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Faculty may attend in person at 101 NRCEE on the Evansdale Campus or online via Zoom.

  • WVU’s FallFest returns with performances from Polo G, Dustin Lynch, Dirty Heads and Tay Money

    FallFest, WVU’s welcome-back-to-campus concert, returns Tuesday for the first time since 2019. The concert begins at 5:45 p.m. at the Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center. FallFest is free and open to students. A valid WVU student ID is required for admittance. The University’s clear bag policy is in effect for this event. This year’s performers are Polo G, Dustin Lynch, Dirty Heads and Tay Money.

  • Nature Connection Series talk at WVU Core Arboretum Tuesday

    The WVU community is invited to attend a Nature Connection Series talk at the WVU Core Arboretum’s woodland amphitheater at 6 p.m. Tuesday. This week's speaker is Madison Ball, conservation program director at Friends of the Cheat, and her talk is titled “Eastern Hellbender Environmental-DNA Monitoring in the Cheat River Watershed.”

  • WVU Women’s Resource Center to host ‘Peer Learning Communities for New Colleagues’ event series

    The WVU Women’s Resource Center is excited to host the event series: “Peer Learning Communities for New Colleagues” for new (0-3 years) faculty and staff. This program offers a space for newer members of the Mountaineer family to build relationships, network and quickly integrate into the fabric of WVU so that we all may perform at our best.

  • Annual Brand and Trademark Licensing Fair set for next week

    The Brand and Trademark Licensing Office invites all departments and student organizations to attend the annual Brand and Trademark Licensing Fair from 12:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. All invited vendors are licensed to produce WVU-branded products.

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Video highlights Country Roads Scholars Tour stops in Clay County

Members of a traveling West Virginia University delegation participated in service projects in Clay County earlier this summer as part of the Be Wild, Be Wonderful, Be Healthy project run through the College of Applied Human Sciences in partnership with WVU Extension. A new video features some of the participants.

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