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  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) virtual outreach event set for April 8

    In the aftermath of the tragic Atlanta Spa Shootings, members of the West Virginia University community want to gather in a show of solidarity and community support. On Thursday, April 8, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., the WVU Health Sciences Center will be hosting a virtual discussion in the spirit of remembrance, healing, and justice.

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  • Biochemistry Professor Publishes Textbook on Anoikis

    Biochemistry Professor Publishes Textbook on Anoikis

    Steven M. Frisch, Ph.D., Professor in the Biochemistry Department and WVU Cancer Institute at WVU School of Medicine, is the Editor of a new textbook called "Anoikis: How the extracellular matrix regulates life-or-death decisions" (Springer Publications, London).

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  • Making the pieces fit: How WVU, Marshall and the state of West Virginia detect new COVID-19 variants

    Making the pieces fit: How WVU, Marshall and the state of West Virginia detect new COVID-19 variants

    Picture viral RNA as a single component that you can break into one million pieces. Now imagine reassembling those pieces together, literally like a jigsaw puzzle. If there’s a chipped corner or if a piece won’t fit snugly as it should, consider that a virus mutation or variant. That’s genomic sequencing, in a nutshell, when it comes to identifying variants of COVID-19, according to Peter Stoilov, associate professor of biochemistry at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Stoilov helps lead the laboratory efforts of a statewide partnership between WVU Medicine, Marshall University and the state Department of Health and Human Resources to identify SARS-CoV-2 variants.

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  • Nominations being accepted April 1-30 for Vice President’s Awards

    Nominations being accepted April 1-30 for Vice President’s Awards

    The Vice President's Awards Committee is accepting nominations April 1-30. The awards are an opportunity to honor and recognize employees at the WVU Health Sciences Center.

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  • New initiatives, hires highlight WVU’s commitment to ensuring an inclusive campus

    New initiatives, hires highlight WVU’s commitment to ensuring an inclusive campus

    From classrooms and laboratories to residence halls, meeting rooms and a variety of nearby shops and restaurants, West Virginia University is focused on fostering a more inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff that extends across the University and beyond.

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  • Fairness West Virginia offering free LGBTQ webinar for healthcare professionals, students

    Fairness West Virginia is offering a free online webinar to help students learn the best practices for serving LGBTQ patients. 

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  • 2021 WVU Cancer Institute Gala Canceled

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 health concerns, the 2021 WVU Cancer Institute Gala has been canceled. We are sad to formalize this decision, but we feel confident that this is a wise decision.

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  • WVU provides additional health, safety guidance for spring event planning

    West Virginia University strongly encourages hosting virtual events, programs, activities and gatherings when possible to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The University has developed guidance for limited capacity events on campus during the remainder of the spring semester. This guidance may be modified based on factors such as the positivity rate on campus or in the community and increased hospitalization rates.

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  • Virtual Bob Huggins Fish Fry raises $500K to support WVU Cancer Institute, Remember the Miners

    Virtual Bob Huggins Fish Fry raises $500K to support WVU Cancer Institute, Remember the Miners

    The first live-streamed Bob Huggins Fish Fry raised $500,000 to benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and the Remember the Miners organization. The annual Fish Fry was held Friday, Feb. 26, via livestream to ensure the health and safety of participants amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporters had the opportunity to enjoy a cutting-edge experience featuring virtual live and silent auctions, a raffle drawing, and star-studded segments. Tony Caridi, multiple-time West Virginia Sportscaster of the Year, served as emcee.

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  • Virtual Faculty Engagement Event: "Thriving & Progressing at WVU"

    Please join other new faculty of two years or less for the first of several Faculty Engagement Events on Friday, March 26, 2021, noon to 1 p.m. While focused on those who have been at WVU for two years or less, ALL faculty from ALL campuses are welcome to participate in this Zoom session.

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