eCampus will be down for 24 hours on Thursday, May 9

eCampus will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. until midnight on Thursday, May 9 for the normal end-of-semester upgrade. If our work is completed ahead of schedule, we will release the system for use. You can check your email, @WVUITServices on Twitter or WVU Information Technology on Facebook for the fastest updates.

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WVU student using trip abroad to further health campaign research

Communication Studies student Kylie Wilson is using her research on health campaigns to improve the lives of individuals who suffer from mental illness. A Knoxville, Illinois, native, Wilson is a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Communication Studies. Her research focuses on health communication and media effects, where she studies how health communication works in conjunction with media to influence behavior changes.

More About Kylie's Research

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University community invited to Neil S. Bucklew Lecture: ‘Lessons learned from the Mizzou protests’

University community invited to Neil S. Bucklew Lecture: ‘Lessons Learned from the Mizzou Protests’

WVU students, faculty and staff are invited to hear from Professor Ben Trachtenberg of the University of Missouri Tuesday, April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. Trachtenberg’s talk is part of the Neil S. Bucklew Lecture Series and will offer lessons to be taken from Mizzou’s experiences during racially charged 2015 protests and their aftermath which gained national attention.

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Applications now being accepted to study abroad - Greece: Athens, Delphi, Crete - all majors welcome

Applications are now being accepted for "Greece: Athens, Delphi, Crete" All majors are welcome. Space is limited. Earn 3 credits while exploring the foundation stones of civilization. Enjoy the food, landscape, architecture, and people of a new culture in the city, the countryside, and on the largest Greek island.

Find more information and submit your application

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Want to take Medical Terminology at the beach?

For the first time, Medical Terminology (PATH 200) is being offered online this summer. This self-paced course can be taken online from your home (wherever that may be) or while traveling on vacation.

This 3 credit hour medical terminology course is often a requirement for undergraduate and graduate degrees in healthcare fields. Medical terminology provides the foundation for any healthcare career and our online course allows you to study anywhere and anytime. Enroll now and get this requirement out of the way, as the self-paced online format allows you to enjoy your summer break while completing a 3 credit hour course.

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Are you interested in medical or dental school? Learn more about Exercise Physiology as a preparatory program at one of our informational sessions

Consider Exercise Physiology as a major by attending an information session. These sessions are for students who are considering changing their major or know for certain they want to change to Exercise Physiology. The last session for spring 2019 will be April 25 at the Health Sciences Center.

You must register to attend at medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ep and sessions are mandatory for students who want to change their major.

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Make your own mini-documentary--HIST 493H/JRL 493H, Fall Tues & Thurs, 10-11:15am

Unleash your inner-Ken Burns by taking HIST 493H Oral History OR JRL493H, Digital Oral History this Fall.  Dr. Jennifer Thornton, Assistant Professor in History is teaming up with Prof. Mary Kay McFarland in the Reed School of New Media to offer an innovative class that will provide instruction on conducting oral history interviews with Civil Rights leaders and alumni of segregated schools and editing them into mini-documentaries using Adobe Premiere Pro.  The topic of the class is African American Schools in WV which is part of a much larger project that is likely to include a traveling exhibition and identifying existing historic buildings.  This is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain hands-on experience with public history.  

Students will explore the history of Civil Rights and segregated schools which makes this class eligible to count for an upper-level U.S. class.  Or, if you are a history a history major and have met your limit of 14 History classes, register for JRL 493H to essentially take an additional history class.  Students in both classes  will have access to the Reed School equipment lab and learn to use video cameras to conduct their interviews.

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Center for Resilient Communities recruiting for 2019-20 Community Leadership and Social Action Fellowship

The Center for Resilient Communities is seeking current WVU students for its 2019-20 Community Leadership and Social Action (CLSA) Fellowship. The year-long program will cultivate the next generation of leaders for social action in Appalachian communities an beyond.

As a CLSA Fellow, you will enter a one year advanced college-level program that trains you and other university students in relevant skills for building community, helps you realize your potential as a leader, and give you practical experience in community work.

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Attend the 9th Annual Bioscience Summit and Life Science Research Showcase and Reception (April 25)

The Health Sciences Innovation Center, in partnership with the IDEA Hub, encourages faculty, staff and students to attend the 9th annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit as a part of WVU Demo Day on April 25. Faculty, staff and students interested in West Virginia’s biotech industry and discussions on strategies to grow life science businesses in the region should attend! Registration is free of charge for students with a valid ID.

All are welcome to also attend the Life Science Research Showcase and Reception, which will be held immediately following the conference free of charge. The reception will feature faculty-led research teams, academicians, clinicians and companies from around the state showcasing their work to improve human health.

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WVU Reed College of Media's Integrate 2019 conference to be held in Morgantown

Integrate, the WVU Reed College of Media's annual strategic communications and marketing conference, is May 30-June 1 in Morgantown. The conference features speakers from Nike, IBM, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and more. Get inspired. Get creative. Learn new skills. Make connections. 

Current college undergraduates can use coupon code "UG2019" for $50 OFF the All-Access Conference Pass, Conference Only, Friday Only or Saturday Only registrations. 

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Looking for a fun summer online course? Register for ULIB300: Film and Media Literacy

Wherever you travel this summer, as long as you have Internet access, you can take ULIB300: Film and Media Literacy. In this 12-week online course, students will watch the films of Quentin Tarantino, including “Inglourious Basterds,” “Kill Bill,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Reservoirs Dogs,” “Hateful Eight” and “Jackie Brown,” and discuss how they relate to other films in their genre, criticism, marketing, film vocabulary and media literacy.

This 3-credit course fulfills GEC 5 and 7, and GEF 6. To register in STAR, use the Class Schedule Search and set Subject to “Library Instruction.” Learn more at the Libraries website or contact the instructor, Matt Steele, at matthew.steele1@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-4240.

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Student support fee for WVU online courses to begin this fall

Beginning fall 2019, students will be assessed an Online Learning Student Support (OLSS) Fee of $25 per credit hour for online courses listed as Off Campus/Online. This fee will cap at 3-credit hours per course ($75) and will be charged across all credit hours taken, regardless of full-time status. Course sections being assessed the fee will have the Instructional Method of WEBOC and the Schedule Type of W (web-based).  Exceptions to this fee include the following: High School ACCESS, Education Abroad, summer graduate remedial medicine, and tuition-waived courses. 

>For more information, please visit WVU Online’s FAQ page at https://online.wvu.edu/OLSS_Fee.

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CED recruiting students from diverse backgrounds for Diversity and Disability Fellowship Program

The Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) is recruiting graduate and professional students to participate in the Disability and Diversity Fellowship Program who are pursuing careers working with individuals with disabilities. A graduate student from a diverse background will be awarded an assistantship starting in the fall semester and continuing through the spring of 2020. This fellowship pays $6,500 for the two semesters, paid bi-weekly.

Deadline to submit applications is April 19.

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