RSS Feed

Showing items 1 through 10 of 695 articles.

  • WVU provides additional details on verifying vaccination status, quarantine and isolation guidelines

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    WVU provides additional details on verifying vaccination status, quarantine and isolation guidelines West Virginia University reminds students, faculty and staff that it is extremely important to follow current public health guidance for individual, as well as campus community safety, in light of the continued rise in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant. Health experts predict the surge in positive cases may peak in West Virginia over the next two weeks.

  • Birthday gift expands scholarship opportunities for WVU School of Nursing students

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    Birthday gift expands scholarship opportunities for WVU School of Nursing students West Virginia University School of Nursing students will benefit from a scholarship established in honor of a dedicated alumna’s 75th birthday. Michael Gandy contributed $52,000 to establish an endowed scholarship named for his wife of 40 years, Jane, who always dreamed of giving back to her alma mater. The Jane Fitzwater Gandy School of Nursing Scholarship will go to undergraduate nursing students, with first preference to those from West Virginia.

  • WVU provides updated COVID-19 guidance for spring 2022 semester opening

    Tuesday, January 4, 2022

    WVU provides updated COVID-19 guidance for spring 2022 semester opening West Virginia University is committed to providing an on-campus learning experience as the spring 2022 semester approaches; however, with the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country and throughout the state because of the omicron variant, the University is implementing several updated campus health and safety protocols ahead of the start of classes that begin on Monday, Jan. 10.

  • WVU in the News: WVU School of Nursing responds to shortage

    Thursday, December 23, 2021

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - West Virginia is seeing a major shortage of nurses and state officials say the state has seen a steady decline in nurses over the past two years due to burnout. One of the ways WVU School of Nursing is responding to the shortage is by allowing nursing faculty members to take a patient assignment with RNs.

  • Answering the call: WVU School of Nursing guides West Virginia through nursing staff shortages during COVID-19

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Answering the call: WVU School of Nursing guides West Virginia through nursing staff shortages during COVID-19 Since the pandemic gained momentum, the demands on nurses have never been greater. Larger patient to staff ratios, nurses contracting the virus themselves, and workforce burnout exacerbated an already existing nursing shortage. As the need in West Virginia grew, WVU School of Nursing Dean Tara Hulsey and her team quickly developed a plan to meet the state’s nursing demands — giving students and faculty the opportunity to put their skills to work.

  • Congratulations to the December 2021 Health Sciences Graduates!

    Friday, December 17, 2021

    Congratulations to the December 2021 Health Sciences Graduates!

  • VIDEO: Vaccination for Children Ages 5 to 11

    Wednesday, December 15, 2021

    Dr. Lisa Costello, a pediatrician in the WVU School of Medicine, tells us why it's so important to get our children 5 to 11 years old vaccinated for COVID-19.

  • WVU to hold December commencement exercises Dec. 18

    Tuesday, December 14, 2021

    WVU to hold December commencement exercises Dec. 18 Nearly 2,700 West Virginia University students are expected to graduate in two ceremonies.

  • BeWell Blog — "Try This Tuesday: Try One!"

    Tuesday, December 14, 2021

    BeWell Blog — "Try This Tuesday: Try One!" The BeWell team is offering a series of helpful tips for mental health and wellbeing called "Try This Tuesday." This week, Layne Hitchcock encourages everyone to take time over the holidays to unplug and to focus on rest and connecting with others. 

  • Health Sciences students invited to participate in research study

    Monday, December 13, 2021

    Health Sciences students and faculty are invited to participate in a research study which is intended to improve patient care and to better understand the attitudes towards people with disabilities among dental, dental hygiene, medical and nursing students.