A record $172,842 was donated this fall to help the West Virginia University Marching Band travel to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City and other performances around the state and region.
Thomas A. Heywood, a Charleston attorney and civic leader, and Benjamin M. Statler, a retired energy executive and renowned philanthropist, have been named to the West Virginia University Board of Governors by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
West Virginia University, along with lead partner TechConnect West Virginia, has received a grant of almost $1 million to study the impact on the state of reduced defense spending nationally with a goal of helping mitigate the effect on the economy and create and strengthen relationships for possible growth.
The West Virginia University football team is headed to the Russell Athletic Bowl to take on the Miami Hurricanes, Dec. 28, at Camping World Stadium. Those making the trip to Orlando are encouraged to join fellow Mountaineers at fan events planned Dec. 27-28.
Thanks to a more than $1.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers at WVU will assess regional small- and medium-sized enterprises to find ways to be more efficient, productive and sustainable.
Enhance your gardening and culinary skills with tips and resources offered in the 2017 West Virginia University Extension Service Garden Calendar, available now at county WVU Extension Service offices.