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Never mind OT loss: Fans still there for WVU women

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 10:18 PM

MORGANTOWN — Kiera Ice doesn’t waste words.Nope, not one bit.Her one-word answer when asked how her favorite basketball team would do this season?“Amazing.”She was referring to WVU’s women’s team — and never mind that 76-74 loss to TCU in...

WVU and 4-H collaborate to host “Code Camp” for area youths

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 11:24 AM

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia youths will get a chance to tap into the technological future as part of Google’s “4-H Computer Science Career Pathway” program. Last year Google awarded $1.5 million to 4-H programs in 22 states, including West...

WVU team seeks to instill new skills in today’s workforce

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 11:07 AM

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University is expanding its efforts to propel West Virginia’s workforce into today’s digital economy. WVU recently was awarded a Digital Economy Initiative grant through Cisco’s donor-advised fund at the Silicon...

Study says only half of W.Va. orthodontia patients complete treatment

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 10:45 AM

MORGANTOWN — Orthodontic care, such as braces, bite plates and retainers, typically costs between $3,000 and $8,000. But research out of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry suggests that only half of Appalachian orthodontia pat...

Researchers: Opioid epidemic affects suicide rate

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 10:12 AM

MORGANTOWN — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 34 percent between 2000 and 2016. While that rate seems high, a team of researchers led by a West Virginia Universi...

WVU Medicine appoints 2 to leadership positions

Posted: Jan 13 2018 - 9:36 AM

MORGANTOWN — WVU Medicine recently announced that Dr. Randy Nelson and Dr. A. Courtney DeVries have been appointed to major leadership roles in the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI). Nelson will hold the Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair...