Dr. Clay Marsh’s work day as COVID-19 czar of West Virginia begins at 8 a.m. and is filled with a variety of Zoom meetings with committees ranging from the local to national level. Before the pandemic, his time was consumed with being the vice president and executive dean of health sciences …
Mask pollution, since the start of COVID-19, has been a problem for West Virginia wildlife as the plastic masks being littered across the state and country not only affect the animals and their environment but can also lead to health deficits in humans.
As customers anxiously await their favorite summer produce, local farmers like Julie Mallow, owner of The Vegetable Garden, have been preparing all year.
As of late, Johnson & Johnson was recommended to suspend the use of the vaccine to allow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention time to investigate a possible connection between its vaccine and a rare blood clotting disorder. Some students at WVU were administered the vaccine bef…
On Tuesday, the University announced it would pause administration of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine based on a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Time slots were made available for West Virginia University’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, April 6. The University’s clinic for the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine will be held on Thursday, April 8. Both clinics will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the S…
West Virginia University announced Monday that in-person commencement will be held at Milan Puskar Stadium May 15 and 16 in four ceremonies, as opposed to the WVU Coliseum where it was held in previous years.
The University has developed new guidelines for limited capacity events on campus during the remainder of the spring semester.
Last week, a link to register for the COVID-19 vaccine through WVU Medicine was leaked to individuals not yet eligible, flooding the registration system.
WVU’s Craft Center is back in business but with reduced capacity.
The University released updated information on the spring 2021 commencement on March 1, including the schedule for graduates.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Jan. 14 that an additional $21.2 billion is available to higher education students and will continue to be distributed to eligible students for the spring 2021 semester to combat financial difficulties following the COVID-19 pandemic.
After getting the go-ahead from the University, club sports are now allowed to host in-person events and practices.
Many students are seeing improvements in mental health thanks to new consistencies in their everyday lives and learning how to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
When West Virginia University announced that in-person commencement would resume during a campus conversation webinar Feb. 18, many spring 2021 graduates were relieved to return to a “normal” end to their education.
On Saturday, students and faculty of West Virginia University were notified of the presence of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 on campus.
Following a campus conversation webinar, the University released several updates on COVID-19, commencement and other in-person events.
Despite reaching more than 3,000 signatures, a petition crafted by junior journalism student Jakob Janoski in hopes of reopening the Rec Center for student use has yet to result in any change from WVU.
Wearing a mask is one of the most common recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help slow the spread of COVID-19 but, at WVU, not all are abiding by the regulations.
To better inform West Virginia residents, WVU Medicine held a virtual Q&A to discuss the state’s vaccine process and updated guidelines.
After nearly a year of primarily online classes, West Virginia University shared via social media that for the upcoming fall semester, it plans to return to in-person instruction.
A debate has circled sports all season at every level on whether or not sports should continue to play even though the COVID-19 pandemic persists throughout the United States and the world.
Virtual classes have begun to be the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the process in which they are being conducted is still under countless adjustments.
Let’s face it, not all of us are going to be the “main character,” and that’s okay. Main character culture has ruined many of our perspectives on things, especially on what our college experience should look like.
A local yoga studio continues into its 26th year of service in Morgantown, having adapted to and overcome struggles of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the second-consecutive semester, WVU’s PRT is unoperational — for better or worse.
The University is continuing to screen students and staff on campus for COVID-19 using the same testing as last semester as well as new self-administer tests, water testing and vaccinations for those within the priority groups.
As students went home and classes moved online at the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, West Virginia University administrators faced a grim budgetary picture.
The annual WVU Clery Report shows an increase in rape and fondling offenses from 2018 to 2019.
WVU has decided it will be unable to implement a high pass/pass/fail grading system for fall 2020 or spring 2021 semester following a resolution from the WVU SGA.
In a WVU MIX email, new information regarding testing dates, requirements and spring move-in was provided.
The WVU spring 2021 academic calendar has been updated to include two additional days of no classroom instruction or exams, according to a WVU MIX email.
Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases and WVU students heading home for the end of the semester, WVU is offering free, voluntary testing for students.
As the 2020 fall semester comes to an end, WVU has begun to look ahead to the spring and decide on any major changes it plans to make.
All undergraduate instruction will be moved online Nov. 23-24 due to an increased number of COVID-19 cases on campus and in the state.
The end of the WVU fall semester is nearing, but student organizations won't be able to see it in person.
Waldo’s Chicken at the Evansdale Crossing has been closed temporarily following a COVID-19 exposure report at the location. The restaurant is to remain closed for the rest of the 2020 Fall semester, but is expected to reopen in Spring 2021.
Over the fall semester, the campus community of West Virginia University has seen a dance between the school’s public health messaging, the actions of the student population and the spread of COVID-19. This week has been the latest chapter of this saga as coronavirus cases multiply nationwid…
Due to pandemic restrictions, some local nursing homes have had to postpone holiday events, but administrators and staff have been working to make the holidays less lonely by hosting on-site celebrations for Thanksgiving and the winter holiday season.
With classes primarily held online and many students required to share their screen, there are some things that you wouldn’t think needed to be reminded to college students. But here we are, almost at the end of the semester, and it seems like students are forgetting basic manners.
- Morgantown Police identify deceased WVU student
- Morgantown Police investigates death of WVU student
- University Police investigating robbery, car-jacking
- 9% of WVU students, employees have verified COVID-19 vaccination
- Faculty senate tables resolution to mandate COVID-19 vaccines to wait for further review
- WVU World Music Center's first album fosters connection between musicians at home and abroad