Have your resume reviewed before the career fair on Feb. 14

Bring your resume for review, and get answers to all your career fair questions on January 23, 24 and 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Engineering Sciences Building Commons.

On January 31, the Statler College of Engineering Career Fair will be a ONE-day event at the Rec Center bringing employers looking to hire WVU students for their internships, co-ops and full-time positions! 

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We'd LIKE you to SHARE your social media experience with us

As part of a research project concerning social media use, an online survey is being conducted in order to gain insight on the knowledge WVU students currently have surrounding their social media activity. This WVU IRB-approved research survey was created for graduate coursework and is aimed at students over the age of 18 who use social media. Participation is completely voluntary and will remain anonymous. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Students completing the survey can choose to be entered for a chance to win one of five $20 gift cards. Your honest participation is highly valued and appreciated.

To take the survey, please click the following link:

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Community Music Program announces Ukulele classes

Aloha! Learn to play an instrument that has been booming with popularity. Beginner ukulele class starts Tuesday, January 23, through the Community Music Program at WVU's School of Music.

Learn how to to read music in the treble clef, count rhythms, pick melodies and strum chords on the ukulele. Learn songs consisting of traditional Hawaiian, American folk songs and popular songs of today.

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OEC Facilitation Specialist Position Summer 2018

Looking for a summer job? It's not too late to work with Adventure WV!

Adventure WV is seeking OEC Facilitation Specialists for the Spring and Summer 2018 season. The OEC Facilitation Specialist is a hybrid position that combines both NSO Basecamp Leader and OEC Facilitator responsibilities. This position is by application only. 

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Presentation: Human trafficking in Southeast Asia (Jan. 23)

Dr. Neil Newfield, School of Social Work, and Susan Newfield, School of Nursing, will present "Humans for Sale: International Sex Trafficking" on Tuesday, January 23, at 6 p.m. in the Mountaineer Room of the Mountainlair. 

The International Labor Organization (ILO) set the number of trafficked people around the world at 20.9 million. This presentation will focus specifically on trafficking for sexual exploitation with particular attention on the region of Asia where the presenters have been consultants to the Pacific Links Foundation, an anti-trafficking organization in Vietnam. 

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Student Health supports cervical health awareness month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and WVU Student Health is here to remind you to take care of your reproductive health. Wondering how you can prevent cervical cancer and take steps to protect yourself? We’ve got you covered. 

Cervical health is extremely important for women of all ages and it begins with prevention. Carrie Pratt and Renee Dobranksi are both advanced practice providers at Student Health who focus specifically on women’s health and reproductive health. Dr. Sara Farjo, DO and Dr. Saira George, MD are also trained to provide care to women at WVU by seeing patients for things like birth control, annual exams, problem visits and more. Read on to hear more about what our experts had to say regarding this very important health awareness month. 

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'When the Computer Wore a Skirt' exhibit opens at WVU Downtown Library

A traveling exhibit on loan from the Hampton History Museum explores the history and personalities of the women featured in Hidden Figures, this year’s CampusRead

The exhibit will be on display Jan. 4-31 in the Downtown Campus Library Atrium and will move to the second floor of Evansdale Library from Feb. 1-28 and to the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery March 1-April 28.

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Snow removal assistance needed for elderly and disabled

The City of Morgantown Code Enforcement Department is developing a list of individuals and groups that can be contacted during and following snow events to assist with snow removal from sidewalks and driveways for residents who cannot remove the snow on their own (elderly, disabled, etc.). We would prefer to assist these residents when possible rather than issue citations. But we can only achieve this with the help of the community.

Tools will be provided either by homeowners or the City of Morgantown. We can accommodate your schedule within a 24 hour period. To sign up, go to the need on iServe. You will receive text or email alerts when there is a need.

If you represent a student organization and are willing to send out a call to members of your group who might be able to help on a given day, please contact Mike Stone at Code Enforcement: mstone@morgantownwv.gov, 304-284-7401.

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OEC facilitation specialist positions available for summer 2018

Adventure WV is seeking Outdoor Education Center (OEC) Facilitation Specialists for the spring and summer 2018 season. The OEC Facilitation Specialist is a hybrid position that combines both NSO Basecamp Leader and OEC Facilitator responsibilities. 

This position is by application only. Accepted students will complete a training program during the spring 2018 semester and May 2018. Upon successful completion of training, staff will be employed from June 4-August 14, 2018. The option to extend this position into the fall and spring semesters may also be available. The nature of the work will vary from month to month. Staff must commit to all parts of the training and employment. For more information, visit https://goo.gl/E14H1j

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WVU seeks comment regarding institutional accreditation

WVU is seeking comments about the University for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit March 5-6, 2018, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. WVU has been accredited by the HLC since 1926. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. Students are invited to submit comments regarding the college to the following address:

Public Comment on West Virginia University
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

Comments may also be submitted on the HLC’s website.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing. All comments must be received by February 4, 2018.

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Freshmen from Ohio and Pennsylvania

We’re always looking for ways to attract new Mountaineers to our campuses. That’s why we want you to participate in a fun, informal group discussion — so we can find out what drew you to WVU. And, hey, you’ll get free food and drinks and a WVU-branded swag bag just for sharing your thoughts!

If you’re interested, visit the link to see if you qualify: 

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