Announcements and Stories

University Relations-Health Sciences helps prospective and current students, faculty and staff, alumni and parents, opinion leaders, and the community at large learn about our mission to improve the health of West Virginians through education, research and excellence in health care.

We also provide support that helps keep current students, faculty and staff connected and informed of important University updates, processes, resources and more.

Internal #

Announcements for Health Sciences events and information may be submitted to appear on the Health Sciences Hub and tagged to distribute in the Health Sciences schools' e-newsletters.

Submit a Health Sciences-wide Announcement

Submit a School of Medicine Announcement

Submit a School of Public Health Announcement

Health Sciences Weekly #

Health Sciences Weekly is distributed each Wednesday morning to Health Sciences students, faculty and staff on all campuses. This email publication contains news and announcements related to Health Sciences and high-level University announcements. To view all Health Sciences announcements throughout the week, visit Contact with questions, concerns or comments. To submit an item, use the announcement submission form.

WVU Medicine CONNECTions #

CONNECTions is distributed by email most Mondays to all WVU Medicine employees. Submissions must be received by 8 a.m. on the preceding Friday to be considered. This email newsletter is intended for the WVU Medicine family. Some links may not be available for users without a email address. The companion website,, is updated daily.


MOUNTAINEER E-News is distributed once daily, during mid-morning, Monday through Friday primarily to faculty and staff on all campuses. The companion website,, is updated daily. This email publication contains news and announcements about the University. Learn more about MOUNTAINEER E-News guidelines. Contact with questions, concerns or comments. To submit an item, use the MOUNTAINEER E-News submission form.

Current Students Website/Unews #

University Relations maintains to deliver announcements to WVU Morgantown students. In addition to appearing on the Current Students website, announcement titles play on the Information Stations around campus. Campus communicators are welcome to submit an announcement using the Campus Announcement submission form. Submissions are also considered for Unews, an email sent to Morgantown students on Mondays and Thursdays. Learn more about Campus Announcements.

WVU Weekly #

Sent via email to WVU faculty and staff each Monday afternoon, WVU Weekly features topics and events that put the University, faculty and staff in the media spotlight. These are focused primarily on regional, national and international news coverage. WVU Weekly will also highlight news coverage of timely issues and events related to higher education. It is intended to be a resource for awareness and not a promotion of any particular media outlet or perspective.

School of Medicine Weekly #

School of Medicine Weekly is distributed each Tuesday to all School of Medicine faculty and staff. This email publication contains news and announcements from the School of Medicine's news feed. To submit an item, use the announcement submission form.

School of Public Health Weekly #

School of Public Health Weekly ENEWS is distributed each Monday to all School of Public Health students, faculty and staff. This email publication contains news and announcements from the School of Public Health's news and announcements feeds. Except in extraordinary circumstances, please submit items by 5 p.m. Thursday for publishing on the following Monday. To submit an item, use the announcement submission form.

External #

Health Sciences News #

The WVU Health Sciences News site includes communications related to the five health schools – Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health – and numerous health centers and institutes. Contact with questions, comments or story ideas.

WVUToday #

Selected communications that align with the University’s primary messaging goals are posted to WVUToday, a website that is primarily designed as a media resource.

The items posted to WVUToday are sometimes shared individually with media via an email distribution system. Additionally, all are shared via a daily email called the West Virginia University News Digest.

Expert pitches are also posted to WVUToday. Pitches are written by your School’s communicator. If you complete an expert pitch, you will be made available as an expert resource to reporters who are looking for someone to quote for a story on a particular topic. Experts must be available to complete media interviews following the publication of their pitch. Review an example.

WVU Magazine #

We tell Mountaineer stories to 175,000 alumni and friends of the University across the United States through WVU Magazine, and its website reaches alumni across the world. We dive into the stories of how the people of WVU are making a global impact. We remind readers what they love about being Mountaineers. Contact WVU Magazine with story ideas and for advertising opportunities.

Departmental Newsletters #

Departmental newsletters targeted to alumni and/or donors with a focus on fundraising are coordinated with the WVU Foundation. Contact your communicator or philanthropy representative to learn more about e-newsletter production and distribution.