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The journey toward lifelong passion and purpose begins as the WVU System welcomes 6,650 new students to its campuses in Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser. Explore our campuses.

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Curbing teen substance abuse

Alfgeir Kristjansson

In Iceland, drug, alcohol and tobacco use in teens has been “virtually eradicated” as a result of a nationwide push to replace teens’ unsupervised, aimless leisure time with purposeful, organized activities. Now, Dr. Kristjansson is transplanting the program to West Virginia.

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