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WVU provides a look forward for fall 2021 semester

West Virginia University’s fall 2021 semester begins on Wednesday, Aug. 18. While many public health guidelines will remain in effect, there is much hope that we can return to a vibrant campus environment.

National Drug Take Back Day

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness and University Police Department will host National Drug Take Back Day on April 24. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the community is invited to stop by the Coliseum Blue Gate entrance to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Pediatric ICU stay can be scary, lonely experience—for parents

A new study led by Brad Phillips—a researcher with the West Virginia University School of Nursing—suggests that being young, being single, having a low income and having limited post-secondary education may make parents more likely to feel lonely or perceive a lack of emotional support when their children are in the PICU.

WVU in the News: Country in-roads: Building vaccine confidence in rural America

EPIDEMIC is a weekly podcast series on the science, public health and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The series helps listeners understand the latest science and the bigger context, bringing diverse angles—from history to politics to virology—depth and texture. Hear from some of the world’s leading infectious disease, public health and other experts.