Mid-Semester Help Center

The testWELL Learning Center tutors will be available at the Mid-Semester Help Center on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in the Mountainlair Vandalia Lounge. Stop by to learn how the testWELL Learning Center can help you finish your semester strong!

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STEM Ambassador Positions Available In Summer 2017

WVU Stem Ambassadors act as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) instructors and camp/cabin counselors during 4-H summer camps and events across the state of West Virginia. Given training and materials, ambassadors travel throughout the state during the time frame of May 21, 2017 to August 11, 2017 and deliver pre-arranged STEM curriculum in a variety of settings. Events may include county 4-H day or overnight camps, summer youth program sites, state 4-H camps located at Jackson’s Mill in Jane Lew, WV, the West Virginia State Fair located in Lewisburg, WV, and State 4-H Days on the WVU campus in Morgantown. Room and board is provided while on assignment at camp, but ambassadors must be able to provide their own transportation to locations across West Virginia. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to work up to 30 days during the May 21 through August 11, 2017 timeframe with additional opportunities possible based on need and availability.

See the position announcement and application form for full details of the responsibilities and qualifications of a STEM Ambassador, how to apply for the position, and the pay. This is an awesome opportunity for STEM majors/minors to continue the work in your field of study outside of the classroom.

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FREE Practice MCAT and GRE Tests at WVU

Practice with a PurposeFor those of you who are considering graduate school or medical school, Kaplan and the WVU School of Medicine are offering free practice tests on campus, as well as various live online options. Experience the exam under proctored conditions, receive a detailed score analysis, and learn exclusive strategies to improve your score!

When & Where: Saturday, March 18th 2017 on campus at WVU (Health Sciences Center North)    

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WV Supreme Court Hearing Cases at WVU College of Law

The five justices of the WV Supreme Court of Appeals will be hearing three cases at the College of Law on February 28th starting at 10 am. Admission is free and open to the public. Seating begins at 9 am in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom.  Business attire is expected and backpacks/book bags are not allowed in the courtroom. Visitors must exit the courtroom between cases to avoid disruption.

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Apply to be a part of the Mountaineer Talks series

Do you have an interest in a specific field of study or research, or do you have an original idea or unique perspective on a topic with which you are passionate? Moutaineer Talks received hundreds of wonderful responses in the initial survey sent out on Tuesday. Below are the top voted topics that interests students, as well as the written response ideas that stood out or were repeated multiple times.

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Gold & Blue Student Ambassadors Program Accepting Applications

          Are you looking to get more involved on campus?? Becoming a Gold & Blue Student Ambassador is a great way to get involved and grow in your Mountaineer Spirit! Gold & Blue Student Ambassadors is an organization that works in conjunction with the University Events Office at West Virginia University. GBSAs are front and center at some of the greatest events on campus. On game days, they welcome guests to Dr. Gee's house for pre-game events. They also assist at famous speaker events, honorary ceremonies, and you can find them behind-the-scenes as thousands of students take their walk across the stage at WVU's graduation. Serving as a Gold & Blue Student Ambassador is a rewarding way to find your niche at WVU and share your Mountaineer Spirit! 

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Seeking Black or African American individuals for research participation

You are invited to participate in a research study conducted through the Department of Psychology at West Virginia University (WVU). The purpose of this project is to assess social and physiological factors that may be related to anxiety outcomes by race. Participants will be asked to think of personal worrisome topics and complete a questionnaire about life experiences and attitudes toward mental illness. Participants will also be asked to provide a saliva sample and to wear a heart rate monitor while thinking of personal worrisome topics.  The session should take no more than two hours.  Participants will receive $20 compensation or 2 hours of extra credit in participating psychology courses for their time and participation. Approval of this research is on file with the WVU Institutional Review Board.

** All information collected from this study is completely confidential ** 

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Mountainlair Special Events Week of February 27th

Take note of the 2 special events happening this week and come on out to support and get more information. PLEASE NOTE THAT WVUp ALL NIGHT WILL TAKE A RECESS OVER THE UPCOMING TWO WEEKENDS FOR SPRING BREAK.  We will resume on March 16-18 for "Outta This World Weekend".

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Honors College @HSC Weekly

Starting this week, Honors students can access various offices at a convenient location at HSC: Suite 1256 Executive Administrative Offices. See the office hours listed below and schedule your appointment. Appointments are highly recommended but walk-ins are welcome. These offices aim to meet you where you are to help you succeed.

SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE

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