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AARP WV celebrates legislation increasing prescription drug access and affordability with signing of insulin co-pay bill: SB 577

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — WV Senate Bill 577, which reduces the co-pay cap on insulin and devices and permitting purchase of testing equipment without a prescription, is now law. Gov. Justice hosted a April 19 bill signing ceremony at the State Capitol, where AARP Capitol Advocacy Team volunteers[Read More…]

WVU student engineers partner with Costa Rican community where ecotourism has strained sewage systems

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University students will partner with the ecotourism destination of Monteverde, Costa Rica, to address its stressed sewage problem, which includes undersized and aging septic tanks and untreated water from sinks and washing machines. During the summers of 2024-2026, WVU graduate students from the Benjamin M. Statler College[Read More…]

WVU adjusts budget deficit projections, explains PEIA changes and accelerates academic transformation efforts

Budget deficit for fiscal year 2024 now projected at $45 million WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University administrators briefed Board of Governors members today on a multitude of converging efforts being undertaken to strategically reposition the WVU System for the future.  President Gordon Gee outlined the plan during his March State of the University address designed to put[Read More…]

WV Press Interview: President Gee and administration look at how to make WVU a smaller, more efficient institution 

University’s projected enrollment decline of 5,000 over the next decade could require a $75 million adjustment to annual budget By Don Smith, WV Press Association Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles from a WV Press Association interview with WVU President Gordon Gee on the State[Read More…]