On June 15, West Virginia University announced its plans to fully reopen campus for fall 2021 on a regular academic calendar.
As global variants of the coronavirus continue to spread throughout parts of the world, West Virginia leaders urge residents to get vaccinated.
West Virginia University is requesting all students, faculty and staff to verify their vaccinations by Aug. 1.
West Virginia University announced that vaccinated people will no longer be required to wear masks on its campuses outdoors on Tuesday, May 25.
On Monday, the WVU Faculty Senate tabled a resolution to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty and staff until the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines could be under further review.
Just over 9% of West Virginia University students and employees have verified their COVID-19 vaccination through the school, according to initial data released Tuesday.
The Daily Athenaeum is pleased to announce that we will continue reporting throughout the summer of 2021, providing news, sports, essential information, COVID-19 updates and more.
As the spring semester is drawing to a close, WVU leaders held a campus conversation on May 6 to discuss plans for the Fall 2021 semester. The conversation covered vaccination resources, health and safety protocols and various aspects of student life.
West Virginia University announced Tuesday many COVID-19 restrictions previously in effect will be significantly reduced when students return to campus for the fall 2021 semester,
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).
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.
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…
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.