Student Move-Out Dumpster Program Begins May 1

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Republic Services, in cooperation with the City of Morgantown and West Virginia University, will hold its annual student move-out dumpster program from Wednesday, May 1 through Tuesday, May 14.

One or more 30-yard dumpsters will be placed at the following locations: Beverly Avenue, Brockway Avenue, Garrison Street, Grant Avenue, McLane Avenue and Willey Street. The annual program is intended for WVU students living in University housing areas that have an active and fully paid account with Republic Services. The program provides students with the ability to dispose of unwanted items in a responsible way.

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Carruth Center Outreach Satisfaction Survey for students, faculty/staff members and administrators

At the Carruth Center, we are working to improve our mental health outreach for all members of the campus community. Whether you are a student, faculty/staff member or administrator, we want to hear your suggestions! Consider taking our anonymous online survey (about 10-15 min. completion time) to enter a chance at one of twenty $15 Amazon gift cards. Thanks for considering!

This survey has been reviewed and approved by the WVU IRB (protocol 1903511654). Comments or questions can be directed to Bill Way (wcway@mail.wvu.edu) and Dr. Sara Troupe (sara.troupe@mail.wvu.edu).

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Zip-line through the University Forest with Adventure WV

Zip-line through the University Research Forest! One last Aerial Adventure trips will take place April 27. Transportation is included. Students will experience 7 platforms, 4 zip-lines, a sky bridge, a sky ladder and a 45-foot rappel. The zip-line tour takes about four hours. No experience required, just an exciting afternoon for those eager to zip-line! 

Students can now register for trips online or visit the ORC to sign up.

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Rock climbing at Coopers Rock with Adventure WV (April 28)

Visit local Coopers Rock with climbing wall staff to learn the basics of climbing on April 28! This trip is great for beginners and demands low physical difficulty. The cost of this trip is $30. Students can now register for trips online or visit the Outdoor Recreation Center to sign up.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Rec Center at 304-293-2203 or Brett Hagerty at  Brett.hagerty@mail.wvu.edu.

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WVU Disc Golf Club championship fundraiser tournament April 27

Players will have the chance to play a new course in Morgantown ... right on the campus of WVU!

Yes that's right; we are setting up a temporary 18-hole course that will wind through Downtown, Evansdale and Health Sciences. Ride the PRT between parts of the course! Get a full experience of the WVU campus while playing disc golf!

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Mountainlair Burgershop launches new breakfast menu

The Mountainlair Burgershop has added new items to its breakfast menu, featuring sweet and savory items.

Customizable breakfast sandwiches, which come with tater tots, are now on the menu, with options including sausage, bacon or ham, with egg and cheese, served on a bagel or English muffin. Diners can also order a breakfast burger, which tops a burger patty with egg, cheese and hash browns.

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Newfound WVU Women's Hockey ready to hit the ice

The newly formed WVU Women’s Hockey team is preparing for their inaugural season this fall. Founded in March by WVU Junior Ashley Osborne, the team held their first Prospect Skate on March 23 and now sports 15 skaters on the roster. With team members actively pursuing off-season work and an executive board planning events and fundraisers, all that’s left for an exciting first year is filling the roles of goaltender and head coach.

The team looks to enter the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference where they’d face off against teams including Saint Joseph’s University, Lafayette College and the University of Virginia. Their first season is slated to open in November, with five home and five away games that could stretch into March with additional tournaments.

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WVU Dining Services seeking feedback

The WVU Dining Services team is seeking customer feedback to ensure we are providing diners with the best possible experience.

Please take a moment to complete WVU Dining’s Spring 2019 Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey will be available through Friday, April 19.

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briefCASE: How to Effectively Advocate to Legislators (April 22)

This workshop will be held on April 22 at 5 p.m. in White Hall G09 on the Downtown area of campus.

briefCASE is a mini-workshop modeled after the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) workshop. It is hosted by WVU's Science Policy Organization. We aim to give an overview of how best talk to legislators and their staff. The workshop will be tailored towards advocating for science funding, however anyone who cares about policy are welcome. We hope that everyone who attends will find use in learning about how to convey difficult concepts to legislators, whether on the Hill, or in a local office.

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Join us on SOAR New River Gorge

Adventure West Virginia will be running two trips that take place in West Virginia. As a trip for rising sophomores, SOAR focuses on reflection after one's first year in college, and looking forward in hopes of growth and excellence in the upcoming upperclassmen semesters. In addition to these core components, the experience will also include outdoor activities like hiking, whitewater rafting, and climbing. Follow the website link to find out more information!

2019 Trip Dates:
Honors Only: Saturday, June 8-Thursday, June 13 
Open Enrollment: Saturday, June 15-Thursday, June 20

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Rock climbing at Coopers Rock with Adventure WV (April 28)

Visit local Coopers Rock with climbing wall staff to learn the basics of climbing on April 28! This trip is great for beginners and demands low physical difficulty. The cost of this trip is $30. Students can now register for trips online or visit the Outdoor Recreation Center to sign up.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Rec Center at 304-293-2203 or  Brett Hagerty at  Brett.hagerty@mail.wvu.edu.

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Win an iPad from NPHC just for studying

WVU's National Pan-Hellenic Council will be hosting monthly study tables this semester! The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African-American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The fraternities and sororities within the Council stand on various great principles - one of them consistently being related to education.

In an effort to embrace this principle and stimulate WVU students, NPHC saw it fit to offer a space for students to study comfortably. This pilot effort will continue to develop, and NPHC hopes to make this a well-rounded traditional form of programming.

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