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  • WVU nursing professor, veteran to be first female honored at local Memorial Day observance

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    This weekend, the nation will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. West Virginia University School of Nursing’s Dr. Sandra “Sam” Cotton will be one of two veterans to be honored during Star City’s annual Memorial Day observance. 

  • Prep work for new HSC food service area underway

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Contractors have begun renovations in and around the former HSC Café in preparation for the new food service area that will open in the fall. New food options are coming into the campus.

  • Hot food vendors to serve lunch on East-West Concourse

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Starting Monday, May 9, local food trucks and other temporary hot food vendors will be set up on the East-West Concourse between the Health Sciences Center and Ruby Memorial Hospital to serve lunch over the summer.

  • The Defense Health Program: DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    The Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) Defense Appropriations Act provides $278.7 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP).  The vision of the PRMRP is to improve the health and well-being of all military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries.  The PRMRP challenges the scientific and clinical communities to address one of the FY16 congressionally directed topic areas with original ideas that foster new directions in basic science and translational research; novel product development leading to improved therapeutic or diagnostic tools; synergistic, multidisciplinary research programs; or clinical trials that address an immediate clinical need.

  • WVU School of Nursing and WVU Medicine to celebrate National Nurses Week

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Nearly four million nurses around the country provide extraordinary care to patients every day. In honor of these men and women, the WVU School of Nursing and WVU Medicine will celebrate National Nurses Week by hosting a Nurses Week Carnival at the Erickson Alumni Center on Wednesday, May 11, 2106, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Food service plan on fast track; catering options change at HSC

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Fresh Hospitality, which operates restaurants at Evansdale Crossing and will be operating the revamped food service at the HSC, is planning a rapid renovation to the Health Sciences Café area on the ground floor of Health Sciences South. The HSC cafeteria will close Friday, May 6.

  • West Virginia University offers courses to reduce opioid use

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    West Virginia University has added a new online course, “The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued.” The course will provide West Virginia physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists with continuing education credit, and also fulfill the state’s requirement for training in avoiding diversion of prescriptions drugs into the illicit market.

  • WVU honors Health Sciences Faculty and Staff April 28; winners announced

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    The awards honor faculty and staff who have made exceptional contributions to the mission of the University and the HSC over the past year. WVU Provost Joyce McConnell and HSC Vice President Clay Marsh will present awards Thursday, April 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pylons Lobby.

  • Fun Before Finals at the Health Sciences Center

    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Health Sciences students -- enjoy free yoga, massages, meditation and a visit from the Balloon Man all week long as you prepare for finals week!

  • School of Nursing doctoral students earn prestigious Jonas Center scholarships

    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Three doctoral students from the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been chosen for the highly competitive Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars Program from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare.