WVU provides updates ahead of spring semester, which begins Jan. 19
The spring semester begins on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and West Virginia 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.
President Gee: ‘Democracy is sacred, strong and will always prevail – even in the darkest of times’
West Virginia University President Gordon Gee wrote to the University Community Friday (Jan. 8), noting that America’s democracy will prevail in spite of the violence in Washington, DC Wednesday (Jan. 6) and that this moment is a calling for WVU and institutions of higher education everywhere.
WVU administers first doses of COVID-19 vaccine
WVU began vaccinating eligible employees on Dec. 30 based on state guidelines developed by the West Virginia Joint Interagency Task Force. As part of Phase 1-D, higher education employees over the age of 65 received priority for these first waves of vaccines, followed by those aged 50 and older. WVU Medicine is vaccinating healthcare providers and hospital staff as part of phases 1-A and 1-C.
WVU mourns loss of longtime pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Bill Neal
William A. Neal, MD, who earned his medical degree at West Virginia University in 1966 and enjoyed an instrumental career in pediatric medicine, died Fri., Jan 1 at home in Morgantown.
Full-time position available: Health Sciences Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Liaison
Health Sciences is seeking a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Liaison, which will be a full-time position devoted to connecting and integrating DEI efforts across Health Sciences and interfacing closely with the WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
PURPOSE: Dec. 2020: An Encouraging End to the Year
Despite the chaotic year 2020 has been, we’re ending on an encouraging note.
WVU to hold online commencement ceremonies Dec. 19
Bringing together families, friends and fellow classmates from across the country and around the world to celebrate the August and December Classes of 2020, West Virginia University will host 14 online commencement ceremonies for the 2,680 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Tobacco Cessation: Free Virtual Support Group
Offered by WVU Cancer Institute, a free virtual support group is being held in January and February to held people consider, curb or cut tobacco products.
Supporting and Promoting Health and Wellness in WV: A Conversation with WVU VP Dr. Tara Hulsey
WVU Alumni Association hosts VP Dr. Tara Hulsey in a discussion about nursing, health, and wellness in West Virginia.
MCHD hiring multiple contract tracing positions
The Monongalia County Health Department is currently seeking applications for the following positions: