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2023 Commencement Celebration

Celebrate the May 2023 with West Virginia University's newest alumni!

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An afternoon with the Mountaineer

Mountaineer Mary Roush's family and friends from her home in Mason County came to the WVU Coliseum to cheer on the Men's Basketball Team in its 80-77 victory over Auburn Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. See photos from their day.

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Exceeding the Vision

The new spaces in Reynolds Hall exceed expectations of both founder and students.

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The Fence at the Top of the Cliff

The WVU School of Public Health celebrates a decade of making a difference.

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Little Big Moments

50 years after its inception, Title IX still shapes women’s educational experience in myriad ways.

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A new team for a new era at the WVU Alumni Association

After emerging from the pandemic seeking to redefine its purpose and value in a very different world, the WVU Alumni Association has entered into a unique partnership with West Virginia University.

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Mountaineer Spirit: Spin Class

Fifty years after women first joined “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, the WVU Magazine follows a senior industrial engineering major who fits “spinning” with the band’s color guard into a packed class and work schedule.

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Perfect practice makes perfect!

A new home for the Pride. The Mountaineer Marching Band will soon have the perfect place for perfect practice: the Pride Practice Facility.

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Leading through Uncertainty

When Dr. Jeff Coben looks back on the last few years, knowing then what he knows now about the novel coronavirus would have been valuable.

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Talking to Angels

A random encounter at a restaurant shows Children's Vision Rehabilitation Program students how sweet the kindness of strangers can be.

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By the Numbers: Smashing Pumpkins

The Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources resumed its popular Pumpkin Drop this year after a two-year hiatus.

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Survey Says: WVU Extension is a common thread

Thousands of quilters in West Virginia work their magic to create unique designs, in varied fabrics — from old shirts to new wedding dresses — and a myriad of colors to blanket their loved ones or their walls with a lasting bit of handiwork and memories that will last for generations.

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Force of Nature

Meet the founding dean of the newly created WVU College of Applied Human Sciences — she’s a force of nature in custom sneakers.

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WVU Alum Trains Dogs for U.S. Ambassador

Elizabeth Mullen, ’81, journalism, might not be Dr. Doolittle, but she can “listen” to the dogs she trains through their body language and talk back to them using behavior modification and positive reinforcement.

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Grad Helps Attorneys Make the Right Case

Luke Yingling, Law ’22, is blazing his own trail as the founding president and CEO of Analytica Legalis, a technology company that uses artificial intelligence to help attorneys win in court.

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75 Years of Mountaineer Week

WVU celebrated Mountaineer Week with a full schedule of events featuring the Beard Growing Contest, the Arts and Craft Fair, the ever-popular Quilt Show and more.

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Ticked Off

A team led by a biomedical engineering researcher hopes to ramp up and reimagine how medical professionals diagnose tick-borne infections.

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40 Years of Mountaineers

A Mountaineer Reunion spanning more than 40 years was held over Homecoming weekend in October, with 23 of the buckskinned mascots joining current Mountaineer Mary Roush.

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Neal Museum Dedication

WVU Health Sciences and West Virginia University Libraries dedicated the William A. Neal Museum of the Health Sciences in October.

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New AD

Wren Baker has been named WVU’s new vice president and director of Inter Collegiate Athletics.

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