West Virginia University lifted mask requirements in most indoor spaces on Wednesday. Masks will continue to be enforced in classrooms and labs for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status.
While most WVU students and employees have their primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine, many have yet to receive their booster shots.
West Virginia University announced Thursday it is extending its indoor mask mandate through Feb. 25.
Fewer students and employees at West Virginia University are in isolation due to a positive COVID-19 test this week compared to this past week, according to data released Wednesday.
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During the first week of classes at West Virginia University, over 400 students, faculty, and staff were in isolation after being infected with COVID-19, according to data released Thursday.
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West Virginia University announced another round of distribution of emergency grant funds to students for the spring 2022 semester on Tuesday.
West Virginia University reversed stance Wednesday and announced that it would resume sharing COVID-19 case data to "provide continued transparency" after requests from students and faculty.
As students and faculty have returned to the campus of West Virginia University, administrators have decided to stop reporting COVID-19 testing data as they exhibit a callous attitude that disregards transparency.
The COVID bug has now traveled off the court in Morgantown, as WVU play-by-play announcer Tony Caridi will miss the team's next two games due to COVID protocols.
As the omicron variant surges, West Virginia University will no longer share publicly the number of students and employees who test positive for COVID-19.
WVU has stationed people in areas around campus to enforce an indoor mask mandate, and students aren’t sure what to make of it.
WVU administrators told faculty representatives in a meeting Monday that they anticipate a surge in COVID cases in the coming weeks driven by the omicron variant and coinciding with the beginning of the spring semester as thousands of students return to the classroom.
To keep students safe and on campus, West Virginia University has partnered with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to offer a free COVID-19 antigen self-test kit and KN95 mask to WVU students and employees.
West Virginia University announced Tuesday a slew of additional measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as students, faculty and staff prepare to return to campus and begin the spring semester in less than a week.
West Virginia University is suspending its limited COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contract workers after a federal judge in Georgia blocked the mandate on Tuesday.
West Virginia University intends to go forward on a number of study abroad programs for the fall semester, despite the emergence of the omicron variant and travel restrictions across the globe.
West Virginia University will keep in place most campus requirements related to COVID-19 in the spring semester as health officials keep an eye on the omicron variant.
Hundreds of employees at West Virginia University will be subject to a vaccine requirement following new federal guidelines released earlier this month.
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COVID-19 booster shots are now available to WVU students and employees, as well as Morgantown residents, through WVU Medicine Student Health and their partnership with the Monongalia County Health Department.
WVU administrators met with the Board of Governors last week to update board members on new mental health services the University is providing to students.
Roughly a dozen WVU students were gathered outside the Mountainlair this past Friday in an organized event promoting more strict COVID-19 safety precautions throughout the University.
Following the recent Faculty Senate and State of the University Address, a group of graduate student workers at West Virginia University spoke out about their continued frustration with the COVID regulations on campus.
West Virginia University announced it will ease certain indoor mask requirements beginning Thursday, Oct. 21. Students and employees, regardless of vaccination status, will only be required to wear masks in classroom and lab settings.
West Virginia University has finally hit 80% vaccination among students and employees, according to data released Wednesday.
The pandemic brought about a sudden shift away from in-person instruction, and now WVU offers more online classes than in previous years.
This story was originally published by Politifact West Virginia and republished by the Daily Athenaeum.
The number of vaccinated employees at WVU increased significantly this past week after the University changed how they calculate the data.
The saga involving a clout-chasing TikTok user, a Florida-based filmmaker and West Virginia University administrators appears to come to a close.
The number of people in isolation due to COVID-19 at West Virginia University is at the lowest point in over a month.
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This month, the Student Government Association unanimously passed a resolution asking for state funds to establish a new campus mental health initiative.
It doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes to notice the vast array of students with stuffy noses and sore throats roaming campus. In my own classes, it is rare that a silence on behalf of the professor is not met with a cough.
This past week, Student Conduct sat down with 75 of the 300-plus unvaccinated students who did not complete the mandatory COVID-19 testing before the semester. These students were sent letters earlier this month, urging them to get tested.
123 Pleasant St. will require all guests and performers to be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test upon entry, starting Thursday.
Amid calls from faculty and students to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine, the West Virginia University Board of Governors met on Friday and said they support the administration’s decision to strongly encourage but not require vaccination.
The West Virginia University Staff Council said they strongly encourage vaccination in a recent statement but did not give support for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
WVU required all unvaccinated students to complete mandatory testing and required all students, regardless of vaccination status, to complete a COVID educational module by Aug. 17.
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As West Virginia University students and faculty strongly advocate for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the Board of Governors haven’t put the topic on the agenda for their bimonthly meeting Friday.