West Virginia University

West Virginia University (WVU) is a public research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. Other campuses include: West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser; and a second clinical campus for the University's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. Additionally, WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties. Since 2001, WVU has been governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors. Enrollment for the Fall 2011 semester was 29,616 for the main campus, while enrollment across all campuses totaled 32,731. The University offers 193 bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in 15 colleges.

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Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America 26506
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Fatalities down sharply as 16-year-olds drive less

Getting behind a steering wheel has been the most hotly anticipated rite of passage for most American teenagers (and a cause of insomnia among parents) practically since the invention of the automobile. For decades, 16-year-olds ...

Feb 24, 2014
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'Black lung is back' researcher says

The dangers of coal mining enter the spotlight periodically when disasters strike, but one West Virginia University researcher argues that coal mine dust exposure, which has caused an increase in the prevalence and severity ...

May 17, 2013
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Males hit by vehicles twice as likely to die, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...

Dec 11, 2012
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