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ֱ's President Mark A. Manchin Spreads Holiday Cheer with Candy Canes
As the holiday season kicks into full swing, ֱ's President Mark A. Manchin is embracing the festive spirit by spreading joy and good luck to students preparing for their final exams. In a heartwarming gesture, President Manchin personally distributed over 500 candy canes to students across campus to inspire confidence and provide a sweet boost as they tackle their year-end exams.
ֱ to receive $400,000 to advance technology in mental health awareness
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development West Virginia State Director Ryan Thorn today announced that Rural Development is investing $3.2 million in 4 organizations to help people in rural West Virginia access remote education and health care resources. Rural Development is making this announcement on National Rural Health Day.
ֱ’s Debate Team Notches Strong Finish in Online Tournament
ֱ's (ֱ) Pioneer Debate team competed in the National Educational Debate Association's (NEDA) Fall Online Tournament Saturday, November 4. The tournament included 53 individual competitors from eight schools, including Ball State University, University of Dayton, Grove City College, Pennsylvania State University, and more.
Renowned Musician Steve Katz to Grace ֱ with a Spectacular Performance
ֱ is proud to announce an exclusive evening of music and storytelling featuring Steve Katz, the former guitarist of the iconic 60's and 70's rock band Blood, Sweat, & Tears. This extraordinary event will take place on Thursday, November 9th, 2023, at the university's fine art building.
First Ever "Forest Carbon Management in Central Appalachia Conference" Highlights Research on Urban Campus Trees
The inaugural "Forest Carbon Management in Central Appalachia Conference" took place from September 25 to 27, 2023, at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, West Virginia. The conference, sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and West Virginia University (WVU), attracted a diverse audience of researchers, academics, students, extension agents, foresters, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, wood products industry representatives, landowners, and other stakeholders.
ֱ Unveils Innovative Mathematics Bachelor’s Program
This innovative program is meticulously crafted to offer an interdisciplinary approach, allowing students to immerse themselves in the expansive world of mathematics. It seamlessly integrates core mathematics courses with the opportunity to choose electives from diverse departments. This integration enables students to establish links between mathematics and various fields such as business, computer science, science/engineering, andland surveying/natural resource management.
Distinguished Professor Dr. Rogelio Andrada Presented Insights on Sustainable Ecotourism Practices in the Philippines
Dr. Rogelio Andrada, a prominent professor hailing from the esteemed University of the Philippines Los Banos College of Forestry and Natural Resources, delivered an enlightening presentation on the dynamics of ecotourism management in the Philippines. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic's profound impacts, Dr. Andrada's expertise shed light on the transformative practices that have emerged in response to the new normal.
ֱ Students Unite to Stop the Stigma of Mental Illness
In a remarkable display of unity and compassion, over 150 students at ֱ joined forces to combat the stigma surrounding mental illness. The powerful demonstration, a walk to raise awareness, unfolded across the university campus on October 9. This event marked a significant milestone in the ongoing fight to foster understanding and support for mental health.