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  • Episode 2 of WVU's COVID-19 podcast available now

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    Episode 2 of WVU's COVID-19 podcast available now In the latest episode, Dr. Ivan Martinez, virology expert, discusses all things RNA viruses. How long have they existed? Are they alive? How do we protect against them? What vaccines are being trialled, and are they safe?

  • AHEC Enhanced Module: Chance to win $500

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Dear WVU Health Profession Student, 

  • Video greeting from the U.S. Surgeon General for the Class of 2020

    Friday, May 22, 2020

    Excerpt of a message from ASPPH President and CEO Laura Magana: 

  • Clay Marsh to resume Health Sciences leadership role

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

    Clay Marsh to resume Health Sciences leadership role At the end of March, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice named Clay Marsh, MD, the state’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Czar. While Marsh will continue his work with the state, in June he will begin to transition back into his position as WVU's vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences. Moving forward, Marsh will continue to provide his invaluable insight and guidance as West Virginia slowly reopens and as the University plans for the return of students in the fall.  

  • Health Sciences community encouraged to complete Building Access Log and wear masks

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

    Health Sciences community encouraged to complete Building Access Log and wear masks To try and minimize the potential spread of COVID-19, Health Sciences leadership is asking all faculty, staff and students to document their building access via the Building Access Log form, as well as wear proper personal protective equipment.

  • Monongalia County Covid-19 testing set for May 22-23

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    Monongalia County Covid-19 testing set for May 22-23 In observance of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s order to expand Covid-19 testing, particularly for minority communities, Monongalia County Health Department (MCHD) will be providing testing on Friday, May 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Big Lots Parking Lot, Westover, and Saturday, May 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at WVU Coliseum Parking Lot, Morgantown, and at Mountainview Elementary.

  • West Virginia University launches new COVID-19 focused podcast series

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    West Virginia University launches new COVID-19 focused podcast series A new podcast series produced by University Relations at West Virginia University will seek to answer questions about the new coronavirus, COVID-19. It is available now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

  • West Virginia University, divisional campuses, plans to open for fall, holds line on tuition, fees for ’20-’21 year

    Friday, May 1, 2020

    West Virginia University, divisional campuses, plans to open for fall, holds line on tuition, fees for ’20-’21 year Envisioning a return of students to its three campuses in the fall, the West Virginia University Board of Governors announced Friday (May 1) that base tuition and fees will remain unchanged for the academic year beginning in August.

  • HSC faculty, staff to continue telecommuting; some student experiences may resume

    Friday, May 1, 2020

    As West Virginia begins to lessen restrictions due to COVID-19 and as WVU Medicine ramps up clinical operations, please know that WVU Health Sciences Center academic faculty and staff are expected to follow the current guidance set forth by the University. This includes the continuation of telecommuting for faculty and staff as well as the delivery of student instruction remotely.

  • Gov. Justice announces “Safer At Home” order to replace “Stay At Home” order

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    In light of West Virginia's success at keeping the cumulative rate of positive COVID-19 tests under 3 percent and in concert with the Governor’s recently-announced plan to reopen the economy – Gov. Justice announced today that he will soon lift the “Stay At Home” order imposed statewide last month, replacing it with a “Safer At Home” order.