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  • Change comes from within

    Monday, August 8, 2016

    West Virginia University's responsibility as the state’s Land Grant University is to use the power of knowledge and human connection to lift up people everywhere in our state. But as they say on airplanes, in an emergency you should put on your own oxygen mask first, before you attempt to help others. You can’t be much help if you gasping for air. That’s why WVU's vice president for health sciences has asked a group of leaders from across WVU Medicine and the Health Sciences Center – and outside our campus – to join the new Quality of Life Initiative.

  • Global health rotations provide health sciences students with international experience

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Every year, teams from West Virginia University’s Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy participate in clinical rotations at locations across the world.

  • WVU offers free opioid use disorder training to West Virginia healthcare providers

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    WVU is offering a free American Society of Addiction Medicine buprenorphine course, along with a one-day continuing education event, in two different locations in West Virginia – August 20 in Morgantown and September 17 in Charleston.

  • Call for posters: WVU’s 42nd Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

    The 42nd  Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference is scheduled for September 29-30, 2016, in Morgantown, W.Va. In conjunction with the conference, the department is soliciting poster presentations for the poster portion of the conference.

  • Health Sciences Cafe renovations continue, restaurants announced

    Monday, June 20, 2016

    Three restaurants have been announced for the former Health Sciences Cafe space, which is being renovated: EIO & The Hive, Little Donkey and Hugh Baby’s BBQ. Another restaurant will be announced soon.

  • Free dirt therapy available at WVU’s Health Sciences Center

    Thursday, June 9, 2016

    Several medical students gathered on the north side of the Health Sciences Center in late May to fill three wood crafted garden boxes, compliments of WVU Facilities Management, with plants such as tomatoes, arugula, Swiss chard, lettuce, peas and cucumbers.

  • Asbestos abatement underway during HSC Cafe renovation

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    Asbestos abatement is currently underway in the area of the Health Sciences Café renovation. Due to the asbestos abatement containment, the hallway will be narrowed on the HSC North ground floor in the construction area.

  • Prep work for new HSC food service area underway

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Contractors have begun renovations in and around the former HSC Café in preparation for the new food service area that will open in the fall. New food options are coming into the campus.

  • A funny thing happened on the way to commencement

    Monday, May 16, 2016

    When John G. Thomas completed his Ph.D. at Syracuse University in 1969, he did not stick around for Commencement. “In 30 hours, I went from being a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences to a tank commander at Fort Sam Houston in Texas,” he recalls. On Friday, May 13, Thomas - a professor emeritus in the WVU Schools of Medicine and Dentistry - returned to Syracuse as its oldest and presumably most illustrious doctoral degree recipient.

  • Hot food vendors to serve lunch on East-West Concourse

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Starting Monday, May 9, local food trucks and other temporary hot food vendors will be set up on the East-West Concourse between the Health Sciences Center and Ruby Memorial Hospital to serve lunch over the summer.