Applied Ethics Day

The WVU Department of Philosophy is sponsoring two events on Thursday, March 30th with guest Professor David Barnard from the Oregon Health & Science University.

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Honors College Names Faculty Fellows to Develop Innovative Courses

Seven faculty were selected from a competitive field of submissions to create original courses for students in the Honors College. The Faculty Fellows program rewards professors for developing innovative curriculum while enriching the intellectual climate of the campus. The Fellows will deliver a public lecture based on their courses and participate in faculty development activities. Their courses will be offered in Fall 2017. Check out the WVUToday press release for more information on the types of courses being offered. All Honors Students are welcome to enroll in the courses.

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Fall 2017 Honors Courses

It’s almost registration time!!! The list of Honors courses for next semester is now available at this link. See your advisor prior to your designated registration day, so you will be prepared and get the courses you want. Course descriptions will be posted in next week’s eBlast.

*Faculty who would like to provide a brief description of your Honors Course in the next eBlast, please send to Dynita.Washington@mail.wvu.edu by Monday at 9 am.

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Women of WVU Enrichment Fund

Applications are now being accepted for the fourth round of grants through an enrichment fund established by Women of WVU. The Women of WVU Enrichment Fund was created by the group’s leadership council to provide support funding for female students and programs benefiting women at WVU.  Individual grants up to $2,500 and program grants up to $5,000 are available. Individual grants can be used for costs associated with studying abroad, internships and conferences, but are not limited to these items. Funding is not available for tuition, books or fees.  Program funds can be used for, but not limited to, costs associated with focus groups, surveys or conference travel.                                                                 

http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/stories/2017/03/20/grant-opportunities-available-through-women-of-wvu-enrichment-fund

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WVU Symphony Orchestra

Join us on Thursday, March 23rd in the Creative Arts Center at 7:30 to enjoy a wonderful concert. The second of three concerts for this semester, the West Virginia University Symphony Orchestra will be playing with 6 amazing student soloists. Tickets are FREE for WVU students with ID! See flyer for details.

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History Department Open House

The History Department is hosting an Open House next Thursday, March 23rd from 7-8:30 PM in E. Moore Hall. This event is open to all students who would like to learn more about history courses for this summer and next fall. There will be FREE Pizza. See the event flyer for more details.

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Study Abroad Before Freshman Year with the Oxford Gap Program

Honors incoming freshmen are invited to join us for two weeks full of travel and literature with the WVU at Oxford Gap Program this summer! Students will learn how to analyze and interpret poetry, while bonding with fellow Honors incoming freshmen and staying on a 500-year-old Oxford University campus.

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WVU Professional Development Conference and Etiquette Dinner

Have you been to a formal dinner and worried that you were drinking someone else’s water or buttering your roll the wrong way? Did you pass the salt without the pepper? 

The Eaton Etiquette Dinner will teach you how to navigate business dinners with confidence. You will also enjoy a delicious three-course meal while networking with employers. The event will include a reception, professional attire fashion show, business etiquette tips, and prize drawings. 

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