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  • New dental school dean energized by team at his alma mater

    Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    New dental school dean energized by team at his alma mater WVU School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Stephen Pachuta began his position as dean in June 2021. He is 1985 graduate of the dental school.

  • Scholarship initiative provides $389K to students affected by pandemic

    Monday, June 14, 2021

    Generous support from West Virginia University alumni, donors and friends is empowering more than 400 students in need to proceed with their educations amid the enduring economic challenges of COVID-19.

  • Pride of Rural Virginia Project to host healthcare conversations to better understand needs, experiences of LGBTQ+ community

    Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    The Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA) will host a series of interactive community conversations to better understand the healthcare needs and experiences of LGBTQIA+ people in rural communities across Virginia.

  • WVU outlines employee expectations for the fall semester

    Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    As West Virginia University prepares to welcome back students, faculty and staff to campus for the fall 2021 semester, the University has developed plans and guidelines for employees to ensure continued adaptation of new ways of working and operating in as safe a manner as possible.

  • Convenient, online cancer screening tool now available for WVU Medicine employees

    Monday, June 7, 2021

    Convenient, online cancer screening tool now available for WVU Medicine employees Through a partnership with the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, employees can now use our new, online WVU Medicine Employee Cancer Screening Eligibility Tool to determine screening recommendations and possible risk factors.

  • Cincinnati-area fundraising event boosts cancer research via Huggins memorial fund

    Monday, June 7, 2021

    Cincinnati-area fundraising event boosts cancer research via Huggins memorial fund Zulia and his wife, Linda, hope that shared experience motivates people to contribute to the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund at the WVU Foundation, established by WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins in memory of his mother. In fall 2019, the Zulias donated $50,000 of their own money and $50,000 from their Cincinnati-based business, Oxford Physical Therapy Centers, to launch a fundraising campaign that focused first on their employees. Now, they are welcoming Huggins back to the Queen City for a public benefit weekend to boost their efforts to raise money for cancer research. Presented by Oxford Physical Therapy Centers, Fleet Feet Cincinnati and Central Bank, the inaugural Huggins Homecoming comprises three events June 13-14 – a 5K run/walk, post-run bites and brews, and a dinner event featuring Huggins and special guests. The dinner event will be available to the public via a tickets-required livestream, with a limited on-site audience. All proceeds will benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund.

  • Symposium: Health Inequities Exposed and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Friday, June 4, 2021

    AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows are hosting a day-long symposium addressing ‘Health Inequities Exposed and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic' on Wednesday, June 30.

  • Let’s Talk: Assistive Technology for Communication

    Friday, June 4, 2021

    Hosted by the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities, this training — Let's Talk: Assistive Technology for Communication — will provide information about different tools that can be utilized for communication. The training will be held Wednesday, June 23 from 3 to 4 p.m. via Zoom. 

  • WVU Vice President Poore to lead Big 12 diversity officers

    Wednesday, June 2, 2021

     WVU Vice President Poore to lead Big 12 diversity officers West Virginia University Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Meshea L. Poore, Esq. is the new president of the Big 12 Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. Her term officially began on June 1.

  • WVCTSI at WVU designated as one of only eight ECHO Superhubs in the U.S.

    Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    WVCTSI at WVU designated as one of only eight ECHO Superhubs in the U.S. The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute Project ECHO program has been spreading specialty care knowledge across the Mountain State for five years. Building upon its success, the project can now lend resources and expertise to health providers beyond West Virginia with its recent designation as an ECHO Superhub – one of only eight in the United States and 18 worldwide.