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WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins (at left) listens as NBA great Charles Barkley speaks at the 2023 Bob Huggins Fish Fry, presented by Little General Stores. (Photo by Dale Sparks for the WVU Cancer Institute.)

Fish Fry draws record crowd for Barkley, raises $1.8M to aid WVU Cancer Institute & Remember the Miners

NBA great Charles Barkley’s special guest appearance at the 2023 Bob Huggins Fish Fry was a slam dunk, scoring a record crowd and more than $1.8 million to support the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners.

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WVU receives $1 million grant to help students ‘cross the finish line’

West Virginia University students will benefit from a $1 million gift courtesy of the Maier Foundation aimed at reducing the number of students who leave campus before graduation.

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Cameron Wilson

Nature and nurture: Fellowship funding drives WVU student to dream bigger

At 26, Cameron Wilson was bartending to support her 3-year-old son, often missing milestone moments and still not earning enough to make ends meet, when she came to a pivotal realization: She needed to find another way to support her family.

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Dana Coester and Joel Beeson

Two journalism professors at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media will lead a series of collaborative community events throughout Appalachia to explore voting rights and engage young people in democratic processes with the support of a $300,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation.

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Kinsey Reed '24

Ruby Fellow recipient Kinsey Reed's passion for agriculture came to her while at WVU, despite having no previous experience in the field.

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