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North Elementary School Student Chosen as Winner for West Virginia in Doodle 4 Google Competition

Posted On: February 24, 2017

A talented student in Morgantown could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google has announced the 53 state and territory winners in its ninth annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo inspired by the theme “What I see [...]

Littler Adds Shareholder Constance Weber to West Virginia Office

Posted On: February 22, 2017

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, today welcomed Shareholder Constance (Connie) Weber to the firm’s West Virginia practice office, joining from Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC. Her arrival coincides with the firm’s relocation to Charleston from Morgantown, where the office was established in 2011. The firm’s new office will be located on the 10th [...]

Bowles Rice Named West Virginia Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation

Posted On: February 21, 2017

Benchmark Litigation named Bowles Rice its “West Virginia Firm of the Year” during its 2017 U.S. awards ceremony at the Essex House Hotel in New York City on February 16. Representatives from nearly 100 private practice firms were on-hand, including Bowles Rice attorneys Gerard R. Stowers and Jill E. Hall, who accepted the award on Bowles Rice’s behalf. “We [...]

Marshall University Researchers Receive U.S. Patent to Treat Major Health Issue

Posted On: February 21, 2017

Researchers at Marshall University have developed a method for treating sepsis, one of the world’s major health problems, and other inflammatory disorders using cerium oxide nanoparticles (CeO2 NPs.) The researchers have been awarded a U.S. patent for the method and associated applications, which are now available for licensing through the Marshall University Technology Transfer Office. Eric Blough, Ph.D., a [...]

West Virginia State University Creators Program Workshop Explores the Business of Film

Posted On: February 21, 2017

West Virginia State University’s (WVSU) Creators Program series continues this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, with a free “Business of Film” workshop at the WVSU Economic Development Center (EDC) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will feature West Virginia Film Office Director Pam Haynes and staff and will provide an overview of the role of the Film Office [...]

Health Career Scholarships Applications Now Available

Posted On: February 16, 2017

WVU Medicine recently announced the availability of several medical scholarships. Applications for the 2017 Judge Gray Silver, Jr. Health Professions Scholarship Program are now available according to WVU Medicine University Healthcare Foundation officials. The Judge Gray Silver, Jr. Health Professions Scholarship Program was established by the University Healthcare Foundation in 2001 to offer financial assistance to area students interested [...]

Highmark Foundation Accepting Applications for Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program

Posted On: February 16, 2017

The Highmark Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program, which will make available a total of $425,000 for schools grades K-12 in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The goal of the program is to create healthier school environments that experience positive, sustainable and lasting change through comprehensive strategies. “The Highmark [...]