Participate in a survey about food

As part of a research project concerning food waste, an online survey is being conducted in order to gain insight on the perceptions and knowledge WVU students currently have surrounding food and food waste. The survey was student-created for undergraduate coursework and is aimed at students who have experience eating at the WVU dining halls located inside of dormitories. Participation will remain anonymous and results are not to be published. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete and will remain open until October 26. Your honest participation is highly valued and appreciated.

Take the survey

If you would like more information please contact:
Sophie Neubauer
sln0002@mix.wvu.edu
304-995-8796

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WVUp All Night internship position

2018-19 WVUp All Night Internship Position

Looking for an internship in an exciting, fast-paced environment? An internship with WVUp All Night will provide you just that, along with real world experience that will help you further gain knowledge and experience the event planning industry. You will learn everything from planning events with large budgets to advertising and promotions. If you are interested in the position, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Sonja.wilson@mail.wvu.edu by November 1.

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Community Music Program offers vocal techniques class for adults who depend on their voice

If you missed it the first time around this semester, this additional three-session class (over three weeks) is designed for adults who depend on their voice: singers, clinicians, actors, teachers, coaches, clergy, announcers, lawyers, salespeople or people who simply suffer from vocal fatigue.

Offered by the WVU School of Music Community Music Program, this class -- taught by Dr William Koehler, assistant professor in music at WVU -- will teach you how to link your voice to your breath and body to make you more easily heard and understood, to help eliminate vocal fatigue, increase stamina and allow for a more rapid recovery from overuse. Be heard and understood without shouting. Take the mystery out of producing a vibrant, resonant voice that will carry to the back of the room regardless of how far away.

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Festival of Ideas: Silicon Valley legend John Chambers to discuss the new digital era and the implications for education

The David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas and the College of Business and Economics invite you to join John Chambers as he discusses the New Digital Era and the Implications for Education on Friday, October 27, at 11 a.m. in the Mountainlair ballrooms.

The David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas is free and open to the public.

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Pitch your idea in the Women's Pitch Competition Oct. 26

October 26, 5-7 p.m.

Apply to pitch your innovation or business idea and win CASH prizes! This event will include a 5-minute innovation pitch and a 5 minute Q&A from the guest judges. Cash prizes will be awarded to find businesses and product development. A resource networking event will follow the pitches. This event is sponsored by the Women of WVU.

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2016 Clery Act report show decreases in alcohol and drug violations

West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management reported fewer arrests for alcohol and drug violations over the last three years, according to the annual federal Clery Report.

Alcohol violations were down 12 percent – 335 to 296 – from 2014 to 2016, while drug arrests fell 27.9 percent – 183 to 132. Referrals, violations without arrests and handled by the WVU’s judicial system – decreased from 324 to 146.

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Kids Climbing returns to WVU climbing wall

As the weather gets colder, keep your kids active! WVU Kids Climbing will return for two 8 week sessions this year! The fall session will be held from October 15-December 17; the spring session will be held from January 14-April 29.

Two groups, Billy Goats and Spider Monkeys, are being offered this year; each group has a different focus. The Billy Goats group is intended to help younger climbers, age 6-10, develop interest in climbing. Older climbers are welcome if they desire a more socially-oriented group.

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Fiddle workshops offered by Community Music Program

Do you play the violin and want to try a different kind of music? Have you ever found yourself drawn to the sound of a fiddle tune that gets your foot tappin’? If so, please rosin up your bow and join us! 

Four one-evening workshops will focus on traditional fiddle tunes and styles from the Appalachian region. The music will be taught by ear, keeping with the oral tradition; but sheet music can be provided upon request. 

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