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  • 2018 WVU STEM Ambassador Program announced

    2018 WVU STEM Ambassador Program announced

    The program is a great opportunity for WVU students to earn some extra money this summer, improve their teaching and leadership skills, and camp in beautiful locations in the West Virginia wilderness, all while spreading their enthusiasm for science to children across the state.

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  • Autism 5K Run & Family Fun Walk

    Autism 5K Run & Family Fun Walk

    Register today for the iASD 5K Run & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, April 28th! The intensive Autism Service Delivery (iASD) Clinic at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities provides evidence based treatment to young West Virginia children while serving as a training site for WVU students to receive supervised training on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) required to become certified therapists. The iASD Clinic is a collaboration between the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), the WVU School of Medicine Pediatrics Department and the WVU Psychology Department.

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  • Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1

    Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1

    On March 1, from 2-3:30 p.m., the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) will host an Ask the Experts virtual session on preventing childhood obesity. Expert panelists from Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, West Virginia Prevention Research Center and the CDC Division of Population Health will address the intersection of community based research, policy development and program implementation to prevent childhood obesity.

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  • WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19

    WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19

    Groups and organizations across West Virginia University are collaborating to create a night of body acceptance for students. The WVU Collegiate Recovery Program, WELLWVU, Carruth Center, WVU Medicine Student Health and the WVU Women’s Resource Center will host “Accepting EveryBODY” on February 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the WVU Recreation Center, Meeting Room A.

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  • Mindful Morsels: Science of Mindful Compassion

    Mindful Morsels: Science of Mindful Compassion

    Neuroscientist Julie Brefczysnki-Lewis, Phd, shares the scientific research behind mindful compassion and how it can benefit social interaction and personal well-being.

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  • WVU’s Brumage named new director of state Office of Drug Control Policy

    WVU’s Brumage named new director of state Office of Drug Control Policy

    Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean for public health practice and service at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, will lead the effort against West Virginia’s opioid drug crisis.

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  • Feb. 21 panel event to address "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI"

    Feb. 21 panel event to address "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI"

    The Office of Equity Assurance (Title IX) students, faculty and staff to an informal panel discussion entitled: "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI." The event will take place on Wednesday, February 21 from 5–7 p.m. in G20 Ming Hsieh.

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  • WVCTSI announces 3 spring funding opportunities

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) has released requests for applications (RFA) for the Collaborative,  Launch Pilot Grant, and Small Grant funding opportunities.

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  • Monthly Biostatistics Seminar for February 2018

    Monthly Biostatistics Seminar for February 2018

    Casey Jelsema, PhD, Assistant Professor, WVU Department of Statistics, will present "Research Snapshot: Spatial and Constrained Inference" as part of the the Monthly Biostatistics Seminar series. His presentation will be on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 10:50 – 11:50 am in ERMA 301.

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  • Gold Humanism Week at WVU Health Sciences kicks off Feb.12

    The Gold Humanism Honor Society is organizing an outstanding group of speakers for the annual Gold Humanism Week lecture series beginning Monday, Feb. 12. Topics include hospitality, empathy and gratitude in medicine, creative writing and pain addiction.

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