Deadline to submit a nomination is April 7th
The WVU Center for Service and Learning welcomes nominations for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. Eligible award recipients include WVU students, student organizations, faculty/staff members, or campus/community partners who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to civic engagement.
Activities may involve: service-learning, community problem solving, leadership, good citizenship, activism/advocacy, philanthropy or volunteerism. Visit https://tinyurl.com/2017WVUEngAwards to make a nomination. Multiple nominations are accepted as well as self-nominations. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 7th.
Recipients will be recognized during the 11th annual Week of Engagement, which takes place April 22-29, 2017.
For more information, contact the CS&L at 304-293-8761 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The holidays can be a difficult time for many, but for young people who have aged out of foster care it can be particularly rough. Many young adults and youth watch their friends and peers return home during the holidays and enjoy a restful time off. Often youth who have grown up in the foster care system do not have a place to go for the holidays, people to visit or receive any gifts.
The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Mountaineer Health Initiative are pleased to welcome Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant, director of ICAP and university professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University, for a special seminar on November 16. Dr. El-Sadr will present, “The Endangered Clinician-Scientist – a Personal Journey.” This special presentation will highlight t,he challenges and opportunities encountered by today’s clinician scientists.
WVCTSI and the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center are pleased to welcome Uwe Staub, Ph.D., chief operating officer with Epigenomics, for a special seminar on November 14. Dr. Staub will present, “From the Idea to a Final Product –Translating Targeted Bisulfite Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) on Liquid biopsies into Product on the Market.”