Marshall University News http://www.marshall.edu/ We Are...Marshall! The official News feed of Marshall University. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 en-us Copyright 2014 Marsall University. All Rights Reserved. 20 New Student Orientation sessions scheduled in June and August http://www.marshall.edu/recruitment/orientation/ http://www.marshall.edu/recruitment/orientation/ Your friends at Marshall University are so excited that you've decided to join the #MarshallUFamily! We are looking forward to you being on campus soon for New Student Orientation. All new students are expected to attend orientation, as it serves as your formal introduction to the university. For orientation dates and other information, please click here! Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 Physical therapy faculty member receives board certification for pediatric specialty https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/27/marshall-physical-therapy-faculty-member-receives-board-certification-pediatric-specialty/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/27/marshall-physical-therapy-faculty-member-receives-board-certification-pediatric-specialty/ Dr. Ashley Mason of the Marshall University College of Health Professions has received board certification with a specialty in pediatrics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 Students receive scholarships to study in Japan https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/23/marshall-students-receive-scholarships-study-japan/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/23/marshall-students-receive-scholarships-study-japan/ Two Marshall University students have won Freeman-ASIA scholarships to study abroad during the 2017-2018 school year. McKayla Meade and Kaylee Oney will both attend Kansai Gaidai University in Kansai, Japan. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 Scholarship in undergraduate nursing endowed by Jane and Lee Flower https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/22/scholarship-undergraduate-nursing-marshall-endowed-jane-lee-flower/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/22/scholarship-undergraduate-nursing-marshall-endowed-jane-lee-flower/ Jane and Lee Flower have endowed the Jane Deacon Flower Scholarship in Nursing through the Marshall University Foundation Inc. The scholarship will support a full-time, undergraduate nursing major in Marshall's College of Health Professions. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 Students earn professional awards for nonprofit work https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/21/marshall-university-students-earn-professional-awards-nonprofit-work/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/21/marshall-university-students-earn-professional-awards-nonprofit-work/ Two sections of Marshall University Public Relations Campaign Management classes took home four first-place Crystal Awards from the Public Relations Society of America-West Virginia Chapter at the PRSA-W.Va. Gala June 14 at the Culture Center in Charleston. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 School of Medicine department receives HRSA grant to develop educational tools to fight opioid crisis https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/19/school-medicine-department-receives-hrsa-grant-develop-educational-tools-fight-opioid-crisis/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/19/school-medicine-department-receives-hrsa-grant-develop-educational-tools-fight-opioid-crisis/ The department of family and community health at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has received a $61,142 grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to develop educational initiatives to fight the opioid crisis in our region. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 History faculty member's app launches new mobile features https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/16/history-faculty-members-app-launches-new-mobile-features/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/16/history-faculty-members-app-launches-new-mobile-features/ Clio, the GPS-enabled history website and mobile application, now allows users to customize their experience on the go with mobile-friendly walking tours and discovery mode features. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 National physical therapy association president visits for new speaker series https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/16/national-physical-therapy-association-president-visits-marshall-students-new-speaker-series/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/16/national-physical-therapy-association-president-visits-marshall-students-new-speaker-series/ Dr. Sharon Dunn, president of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), visited Marshall University Friday, June 9, as the first speaker in the newly established Penny G. Kroll Visiting Speaker Series. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 School of Medicine graduate recognized by American Medical Association Foundation https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/15/marshall-school-medicine-graduate-recognized-american-medical-association-foundation/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/15/marshall-school-medicine-graduate-recognized-american-medical-association-foundation/ Sarah Lyn Orr Dusing, M.D., a 2017 graduate of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, is a recipient of a 2017 Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.  The award was given during a ceremony at the AMA's Annual Meeting June 9 in Chicago. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000 Sports Medicine Institute to offer free baseline concussion testing for children https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/14/marshall-sports-medicine-institute-offer-free-baseline-concussion-testing-children/ https://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/06/14/marshall-sports-medicine-institute-offer-free-baseline-concussion-testing-children/ With pediatric concussions on the rise nationally, the Marshall Sports Medicine Institute is launching a new initiative to offer free baseline concussion testing for children. Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:33:37 +0000