By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Higher education is facing major changes, challenges and opportunities. The presidents of WVU and Marshall delivered that message to the West Virginia Legislature’s Senate Finance Committee on Thursday.
WV Press Release SharingLEWISBURG, W.Va. – One of the most beloved figures from the West Virginia Schoolof Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) history, Olen E. Jones Jr., Ph.D., passed away Jan.31 at the age of 85. As WVSOM’s fourth president, Jones led the school from 1987 to 2009, making him thelongest-serving president[Read More…]
By Charles J. Mullett, MD, PhD, FAAP Chair, Department of Pediatrics, WVU School of Medicine Kathryn S. Moffett, MD, FAAP Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, WVU School of Medicine, and Lisa M. Costello, MD, MPH, FAAP . . . You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day[Read More…]
At the WV Legislature: Senate Education Committee advanced bill mandating public school educators teach lessons on the Holocaust and other genocides
West Virginia Education Association and American Federation of Teachers present results from Solutions for Success focus group meetings By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Legislature’s Senate Education Committee advanced three bills on Thursday, including one mandating that public school educators teach lessons on the[Read More…]
WV Hive Partner, Seed Sower, holding Feb. 7 listening session at Fruits of Labor in Beckley to discuss community recovery needs
WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia Hive partner, Seed Sower, Inc., is creating southern West Virginia’s Recovery Community Organization (RCO) and holding the first of three community listening sessions at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 on the third floor of the Fruits of Labor Café, 313 Neville Street.[Read More…]
WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A recent scientific poll indicates young West Virginians are unhappy with the Legislature’s focus on divisive social issues to the point that a majority would at least consider leaving the state if the restrictive bills are passed and the trend continues.
Event set for 12:15 p.m. at State Capitol WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Coalition for Truth and History has issued the following media advisory: WHO: West Virginia Coalition for Truth and History and others. WHAT: News conference to . . . You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for[Read More…]
Wednesday, Feb. 122nd day of the 2023 Legislative Session CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association provides a daily preview of legislative action. This preview is made possible with the support of AARP WV, WVU University . . . You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day[Read More…]
Sign of life by Jim Buzzerd West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team may be coming to life just in time to make a run to the NCAA tournament in March. WVU began Big 12 play by losing five straight conference games and appeared destined for their third last place finish[Read More…]
by Lisa Schauer About a dozen mysterious beehive-shaped wooden structures stand in a quiet meadow facing Sleepy Creek Mountain. Each sturdy cylinder is over six feet high, lifted off the ground by a horizontal ring of cordwood, and topped by a sloped roof made of bark. On closer inspection,[Read More…]