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Mountaineer Week Beard Shaving Competition


Hey guys, earning money can be as easy as not shaving.  Enter the Mountaineer Week Beard Shaving Competition today by signing up at the Mountainlair Information Area.  The shaving will take place on Wednesday, October 5th at noon in the Mountainlair Common’s Area.  The winners will receive $100 for first place; $75 for second place; and $50 for third place.  The prize money can be redeemed for merchandise at Sheetz, the event sponsor.  All three winners will win commemorative plaques and bragging rights.   The shaving will be hosted by Mountaineer Mascot, Troy Clemons, and the reigning Miss West Virginia, Morgan Breeden.  The judging for the competition will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd at noon on the Mountainlair Grand Staircase.  For more questions, please contact the Mountaineer Week Beard Shaving Co-Chairpersons Savannah Lusk at or Aren Cox at   Please sign up today!

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GMAT/GRE Prep Courses Fall 2016

Getting ready for Graduate School? Here are two courses starting in mid-October to help you prepare for the GMAT (flyer) and GRE (flyer). Check out the flyers to get detailed information on registration, dates, costs, and locations. Best wishes on the test! 

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Voices Behind the Bars

All of the WVU Community is invited to a dramatic read "Voices Behind the Bars: 4 Stories from Bryan Stevenson's Just Mercy on October 10th from 7-8:30 pm at the College of Law.

The Honors College and Graduate Education will perform readings from Just Mercy. Also, a panel of WVU law professors and law graduates will discuss issues raised in Just Mercy, including exonerating those who are incarcerated who have valid claims of innocence, women's issues, mental healthcare in correctional facilities, juvenile issues, and more. Check out the flyer for more details. Refreshments will follow.

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WVU Neuroscience Club Meeting

Please Join WVU Neuroscience Club's next meeting on September 27th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Life Sciences Building Room G11.

Joining our meeting will be Dr. Werner Geldenhuys, our first guest speaker of the year. His research is focused on the development of novel neuroprotective compounds to slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. 

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Mountaineer Idol This Friday Night

Mountaineer Idol will continue with the third round of competition this Friday, September 30th in the Mountainlair Ballrooms.  The Top 9 Finalists will be singing COUNTRY songs trying to remain in the heated competition.  The finalists competing will be:  Scott Link,  Mikalaa Martin, Marisa Terwilliger, Sabrina Miley, Brooke Cottrill, Zakery Morris, Erika Baselice, Izzie Keim, and Bethanie Aylor.  The co-hosts for the event are Julie Merow and Mac McIntyre.  The competition on Friday will begin at 9:00 pm to give the parade-goers time to get back up to the Mountainlair for the show.   Please come out and support your fellow Mountaineers!

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Mountaineer Week Blood Drive Seeking Donors

READY … SET… DONATE!  To coincide with Health and Wellness Day for Mountaineer Week, a Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, November 1st from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Mountainlair Ballrooms.  To preregister for a spot to help save lives, please go to

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WVUp All Night Starting Sept 29th

Ahhh Fall.  It's back.  The leaves are falling, pumpkin spiced lattes are brewing, and Up All Night feels like celebrating its favorite season.  Homecoming Weekend is going to be action packed!  On Friday join us for jewelry making with Silver Pennies Jewelry as well as the Big Baller inflatable in the Mountainlair Food Court.  Then, on Saturday, along with Big Baller we are having our fan favorite:  Build-A-Bear !  Come by after the new Student Life Event, The 5th Quarter, for the Up All Night food and fun.

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