The annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry supports both the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners’ flagship scholars program. Each year, nearly 1,500 fans and friends gather to enjoy good company, great eats, and to support these worthy causes. To ensure this support does not waiver in 2021, and in keeping with COVID guidelines, the in-person event has been shifted to a cutting-edge virtual experience. Join us online for an entertaining evening, complete with special presentations, auctions, and exclusive commentary. The star-studded special guest lineup includes Founder and CEO of Barstool Sports Dave Portnoy, ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla, WVU great Da’Sean Butler and many others to be announced!
In a powerful short documentary film, Elaine McMillion Sheldon addresses public health in West Virginia through the story of grant-funded youth programs that temporarily provide short-term after-school activities for kids.
WVU in the News: WVU administrators discuss COVID-19 safety and more during Return to Campus Conversation
As late January approaches, West Virginia University students are heading back to campus to begin the spring semester.
As the country prepares for the upcoming presidential inauguration and following the recent events that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, it’s important for the WVU community to be informed and aware of the resources that are available on campus.
In a newly developed course, West Virginia University undergraduate and graduate students will have an opportunity to expand how they think about diversity, power, oppression, social justice and more. Diversity & Society, DSGN 493B, is open to all academic majors and there are no course prerequisites.
The West Virginia University School of Public Health Occupational Medicine residency program has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, making it one of 23 accredited programs in the nation. WVU’s program is the only one of its kind in the Appalachian region.
WVU Dining Services is wrapping up renovations on Cavanaugh’s coffee shop at the Health Sciences and will reopen as Jazzmans at Cavanaugh’s Jan. 25.
The campus community is invited to join a Return to Campus Conversation today (Jan. 14) from 10-11:30 a.m. to hear from administrators and public health leaders. The spring semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 19, and the University is sharing details to help students, faculty and staff stay safe and abide by the University’s guidance to protect the campuses and surrounding communities from the spread of COVID-19. Presenters include Dean Coben; Vice President Alsop; Dean Farris; Executive Dean Marsh; and Provost Reed.
WVU Public Health professor aims to better understand the needs of pregnant women with substance use disorder through telehealth data
Dr. Brian Hendricks, a research assistant professor with the West Virginia University School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, is trying to better understand the needs of a historically underserved population in West Virginia — pregnant women with substance use disorder.
The School of Public Health is pleased to begin a partnership with the Community Education Group (CEG) this semester. CEG is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization working to eliminate disparities in health outcomes and improve public health in disadvantaged populations and under-served communities.