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  • Talking to Kids about COVID-19

    Monday, March 30, 2020

    Family Life and routines have changed greatly with the Stay at Home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. How do you talk to your kids about this crisis? WVU Medicine Children's Pediatric Psychologist Jenna Wallace has some tips on talking with your children about COVID-19.

  • WVU School of Medicine students offer a “pick-me-up” for Morgantown healthcare workers

    Monday, March 30, 2020

    In a student-initiated, independent project, West Virginia University medical students in the Gold Humanism Honor Society are doing their part to support local healthcare workers by offering grocery and supply pickup.

  • Virtual exercise classes, wellbeing and mindfulness programs available

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Virtual exercise classes, wellbeing and mindfulness programs available Starting the week of March 30, virtual exercise classes, wellbeing and mindfulness programs will be available to WVU and WVU Medicine employees.

  • WVU launches online map of COVID-19 testing sites in West Virginia

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    WVU launches online map of COVID-19 testing sites in West Virginia The Office of Health Services Research, in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has launched an online map that shows all COVID-19 testing sites in the Mountain State from Newell to Bluefield and all points in between. 

  • WVU’s campus-wide effort harnesses creativity, innovation to support health care workers at WVU Medicine and around the state

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    WVU’s campus-wide effort harnesses creativity, innovation to support health care workers at WVU Medicine and around the state A fashion designer stops creating clothing and turns her skills into making surgical masks. Cloth that might have been the mask for the Phantom of the Opera, instead is headed to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital to become a mask that protects a health care worker in the fight against COVID-19. This, and more, is how West Virginia University is putting skills and resources from its entire campus to battle the pandemic which has killed thousands worldwide.

  • Gov. Justice names WVU’s Clay Marsh to lead COVID-19 efforts for West Virginia

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Gov. Justice names WVU’s Clay Marsh to lead COVID-19 efforts for West Virginia West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice named Clay Marsh, M.D., West Virginia University’s vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences, the state’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Czar during a press conference at the Capitol Complex in Charleston on Thur., March 26.

  • Nurses need protective equipment, but supplies are dwindling worldwide

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Personal protective equipment is a nurse’s “protection and shield” against the novel coronavirus, said Benjamin Klos, an instructor in the West Virginia University School of Nursing and registered nurse with WVU Medicine. Yet as more people seek medical care for COVID-19, nurses around the world are going through PPE faster than usual, diminishing stockpiles.

  • Refund Message related to Students’ Financial Accounts

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Many current and prospective students received emails asking them to register for the Refund Portal of the Student Account Center. These are legitimate emails from the University and are related to students’ normal financial accounts.

  • A message from Dean Hulsey to School of Nursing students

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Dear School of Nursing family, 

  • Moving your classes online? Here’s what you should know

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered classrooms from P-12 schools to the nation’s top universities and forced educators to quickly adapt instruction to the virtual realm. Online learning experts - William Beasley, Ugur Kale and Jiangmei Yuan - offer the following advice for educators who may now be online instructors for the first time. The three faculty members are part of the Instructional Design and Technology Program at the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services