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  • 2021 Coach Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Friday, January 15, 2021

    2021 Coach Bob Huggins Fish Fry The annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry supports both the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners’ flagship scholars program. Each year, nearly 1,500 fans and friends gather to enjoy good company, great eats, and to support these worthy causes. To ensure this support does not waiver in 2021, and in keeping with COVID guidelines, the in-person event has been shifted to a cutting-edge virtual experience. Join us online for an entertaining evening, complete with special presentations, auctions, and exclusive commentary. The star-studded special guest lineup includes Founder and CEO of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy, ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla, WVU great Da’Sean Butler and many others to be announced!

  • Four APRNs achieve advanced oncology certification

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

    Four advanced practice registered nurses at the WVU Cancer Institute achieved Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP) certification.

  • ‘Don’t feel like a guinea pig:’ New COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020

     ‘Don’t feel like a guinea pig:’ New COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective It may seem that the COVID-19 vaccine came from out of nowhere, but it actually underwent the same rigorous testing that all vaccines do. It’s safe. It’s effective. And it represents a huge step toward making life feel normal again, according to one West Virginia University vaccine expert.

  • WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication The first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in West Virginia on December 14. As doses are administered, researchers from the West Virginia University Public Interest Communication Research Lab are focused on making sure West Virginians get timely, accurate and scientifically sound information related to the vaccine.

  • WVU in the News: WVU researchers explained that cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    Cancer treatment is all about preserving the life and the quality of life of the patient, but often that is not the case when it comes to rehabilitation. 

  • ‘No such thing as a little bit of pain:’ More cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation, WVU researcher says

    Thursday, December 17, 2020

    ‘No such thing as a little bit of pain:’ More cancer patients could benefit from rehabilitation, WVU researcher says Cancer treatment isn’t just a matter of shrinking or removing a tumor. It also involves preserving or improving the patient’s quality of life. Rehabilitation services—such as behavioral therapies to alleviate pain and exercise to reduce fatigue—are a valuable way to do that. But they often aren’t included in cancer patients’ plans of care.

  • Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020

    Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education The West Virginia University Office of Interprofessional Education in collaboration with WVU Libraries is now accepting nominations for Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education. 

  • 'New Years' virtual mindfulness series scheduled to begin Jan. 11

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020

    'New Years' virtual mindfulness series scheduled to begin Jan. 11 This free online 6-week series is designed to assist in developing and maintaining mindful resilience, mental fitness and relaxation.

  • Division of Exercise Physiology offering free virtual fitness opportunity

    Thursday, December 10, 2020

    Division of Exercise Physiology offering free virtual fitness opportunity The 5% Healthier program, provided by the Division of Exercise Physiology, is offering free, personalized, one-on-one virtual exercise coaching throughout the spring semester.

  • PURPOSE: Dec. 2020: An Encouraging End to the Year

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020

    PURPOSE: Dec. 2020: An Encouraging End to the Year Despite the chaotic year 2020 has been, we’re ending on an encouraging note.