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Tuition drops at Potomac State College for new students after BOG vote
Tuition at Potomac State College in Keyser will drop $418 for incoming fall semester students because the West Virginia University Board of Governors agreed Tuesday to participate in the West Virginia Invests Grant program, or free community college bill.
May 15, 2019 - 10:36 am
Law schools see less interest in energy expertise
The interest is still there, but not like it was five years ago when oil and natural gas was booming in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
June 1, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Officials says WVU on pace to eliminate up to 150 jobs
More than 450 faculty and staff at West Virginia University with 20 years of experience or more have expressed an interest in taking advantage of a voluntary separation program being offered by the university, but not all of them will make the final cut.
May 15, 2019 - 10:32 am
Eberly College post-grads walk stage at Coliseum
If the students receiving advanced degrees at the Coliseum on Sunday had been required to select their own personal theme songs for the soundtrack, Andrea Cheuvronts would have been easy.
May 13, 2019 - 12:08 pm
WVU commencement weekend closes with Eberly College ceremonies
Sometimes, you just have to go even when youre readying to go forth.
May 13, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Thousands of students to graduate during busy WVU commencement weekend
Years of hard work and dedication will culminate with commencement ceremonies for graduating students this weekend.
May 10, 2019 - 12:10 pm
WVU police charge student for threatening 'shooting spree'
West Virginia University freshman was charged with making terroristic threats after saying he wanted to go on a shooting spree, police said.
May 2, 2019 - 10:46 am
Members of WVU's Sri Lankan Students Association honor victims of bombings
The Sri Lankan Students Association shared an important message at a vigil to honor the more than 250 people killed in a terrorist attack on Easter hate has no place in the world, but peace does.
April 29, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Cops and Courts
Attorney seeks to dismiss suit filed by parents of student killed in accident
The attorney for Michelle Gelada seeks to dismiss the civil suit filed by parents of the West Virginia University student Gelada killed in a Morgantown traffic accident.
April 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm
WVU researchers receive $125k Phase One grant from NASA
By Suzanne ElliottTwo professors in West Virginia Universitys Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have received a $125,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to determine the viability of early-stage technologies that could change whats possible in space.
April 27, 2019 - 6:07 pm