Survey on campus violence from the University of Kentucky is a joint effort with WVU-Please complete if you receive it

You could receive an invitation to participate in a web-based survey on Thursday, April 27th. Your participation in this project is entirely voluntary and your responses will be kept confidential. To participate, you will receive an email from uprevent@uky.edu. In this email, there will be a link to click to join the survey. It is SAFE to click on the link – it is not spam or from a malicious source, just our colleagues from the University of Kentucky.

As a thank you for helping your campus, for your time, when you complete the survey, you have the opportunity to be selected for one of thirty-four $50 Amazon gift cards.

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Private and semi-private swimming lessons available at Student Rec Center

Swim season is right around the corner! Throughout the summer, WVU Campus Recreation will be offering private and semi private swim lessons for individuals 4 years of age to adult. Private swimming lessons will be conducted on a one-on-one basis; semi private swimming lessons will have one instructor for a maximum of two students. For more information about swim lessons, contact Sandra Peppel at sandra.peppel@mail.wvu.edu. To register for these lessons, visit the front desk at the Student Rec Center. 

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Alternative fuel vehicles coming to Evansdale on May 3

With the spring semester ending and summer jobs on the horizon, some students and parents will be looking to buy new and used vehicles.  To remind people to think clean cars, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium will be parking four alternative fuel vehicles near the Evansdale Library on Wednesday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The NAFTC invites students to check out their Toyota Prius plug-in, Nissan Leaf, and Chevy Volt.  For techies and mechanically minded students, there will also be a Toyota Prius with a cutaway body that allows students to see various hybrid components.  Using an IPad student can scan QR codes that give information on each part. NAFTC staff will answer questions about advanced technology vehicles.

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Research Participation Invitation: Survey on social machines, $100 Amazon gift card drawing

I'm a professor/researcher at West Virginia University in the Department of Communication Studies, and I’m currently conducting a study about how people think and feel about other social entities, including people and social machines. This email is to invite you to participate in this research by taking an online survey.

In this survey, you will be asked to offer your thoughts about a particular kind of social machine or about people in general; following that you will be asked to watch a very short video about that kind of entity and then give your thoughts on that social machine or person through open- and closed-ended questions. You’ll also be asked to offer some information about yourself. You must be 18 years of age to participate.

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Research Study: Depression treatment and pain among college students with depression

Are you a student at WVU?

You are invited to participate in a research study examining the association between depression, depression treatment seeking pattern and pain. You will be asked to fill-out a survey that should take no longer than 15 minutes. This survey is anonymous; you will NOT be asked to provide your name, but other demographic information (age, gender, race) will be collected.  

To be eligible to participate, you must:

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WVU Health Sciences Center Library hosts ‘Imagining the West Side’ Exhibit

West Virginia continuously falls at or near the bottom of national statistics when it comes to the social determinants of health including employment, poverty, education, and healthy food access…but why is that? Dr. Lauri Andress, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is exploring this question through her research on low wealth communities, community and economic development, and nontraditional ' policy analysis tools'.   

People may now get a glimpse into her work through an exhibition, Imagining the West Side: Constructing Health through the Built Environment, on display at the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center April 10-27, with a tour and panel discussion April 19.

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Go whitewater rafting with Adventure WV

Enjoy spring weather with Adventure WV! Learn the basics of inflatable kayaking or rafting on the Cheat Narrows or the Dry Fork rivers. Both of these rivers have class three rapids and are great for individuals with any skill set. 

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Be a part of the survey about Opioid Overdose Knowledge

We are conducting a research study on individuals who are age 18 and older. It is an anonymous online survey study that asks about your knowledge of opioid overdose situations. WVU IRB acknowledgement is on file.

The survey may take about 10 minutes to finish. You can find the survey here:

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Research Study- Beliefs about Prescription Drug Misuse among College Students Are you a registered student at WVU?

You are invited to participate in a research study examining beliefs of prescription drug misuse and opinions about potential interventions for reducing misuse among college students at WVU.

You will be asked to fill-out a survey that should take no longer than 15 minutes. This survey is anonymous; you will NOT be asked to provide your name, but other demographic information (age, gender, race) will be collected. 

To be eligible to participate, you must:

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Be a part of a survey about election results: "Post-election study II"

We are conducting a research study on individuals who are aged 18 and older. It is an anonymous online survey study that asks about your thoughts and feelings about the election and related events. Whether you participated in our previous study, we would like for you to participate. The study results can help to understand how people may react differently to these events. WVU IRB acknowledgement is on file.

The survey may take at least 10 minutes to finish. You may write as much as you like and take as long as you like. You can find the survey here:

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