Marshall University News http://www.marshall.edu/ We Are...Marshall! The official News feed of Marshall University. 2017-01-21 01:22:03 en-us Copyright 2014 Marsall University. All Rights Reserved. 20 Black History Month to be observed in a variety of ways at Marshall http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/black-history-month-observed-variety-ways-marshall/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/black-history-month-observed-variety-ways-marshall/ Marshall University’s Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum will assume responsibility in February for programs observing Black History Month at the university, with support from the following Marshall units: Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Media, John Deaver Drinko Academy, Student Affairs, Marshall Libraries, Intercultural Affairs, School of Art and Design and School of Journalism and Mass Communications. 2017-01-20 21:14:14 GMT The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum receives grant to train schoolteachers who teach black history http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/the-dr-carter-g-woodson-lyceum-receives-grant-to-train-schoolteachers-who-teach-black-history/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/the-dr-carter-g-woodson-lyceum-receives-grant-to-train-schoolteachers-who-teach-black-history/ The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum’s first official act involved a successful application to the West Virginia Humanities Council, which has awarded the lyceum a grant of $20,035 for “The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum's Summer Program for Black History Instruction.” 2017-01-20 21:08:30 GMT Marshall University launches the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/marshall-university-launches-dr-carter-g-woodson-lyceum/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/20/marshall-university-launches-dr-carter-g-woodson-lyceum/ Marshall University is enhancing its reputation as a school of thought and problem solving, represented by students, faculty and staff who collaborate among themselves and with others within their community and region in search of diverse solutions to their common problems – embracing both the past and future. 2017-01-20 20:55:16 GMT Marshall Health and School of Medicine welcome new faculty physicians http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/19/marshall-health-and-the-school-of-medicine-welcome-new-faculty-physicians/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/19/marshall-health-and-the-school-of-medicine-welcome-new-faculty-physicians/ The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed four new physicians in January to its clinical practice, Marshall Health. The four faculty members bring expertise in several different specialties to the departments. 2017-01-19 21:19:49 GMT New director of addiction services named http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/18/marshall-school-medicine-names-director-addiction-services/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/18/marshall-school-medicine-names-director-addiction-services/ Robert H. Hansen, a longtime executive leader in behavioral health and the nonprofit sector, has been named director of addiction services at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Marshall Health. 2017-01-18 18:45:15 GMT Award-winning authors to speak at A.E. Stringer Series http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/award-winning-authors-to-speak-at-a-e-stringer-series/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/award-winning-authors-to-speak-at-a-e-stringer-series/ Marshall University’s A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series 2017 will kick off the new year with award-winning authors Alison Umminger and Margaret Mitchell during a featured fiction event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. 2017-01-17 18:55:48 GMT Marshall to test MU Alert system Jan. 25 http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/marshall-test-mu-alert-system-jan-25/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/marshall-test-mu-alert-system-jan-25/ A test of the MU Alert emergency messaging system will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. 2017-01-17 18:45:19 GMT RCBI to host VEX Robotics tournament Jan. 21 at Marshall http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/rcbi-to-host-vex-robotics-tournament-jan-21-at-marshall/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/17/rcbi-to-host-vex-robotics-tournament-jan-21-at-marshall/ Student-designed robots from across the region will do battle as the VEX Robotics Competition expands to Huntington Saturday, Jan. 21, in a tournament sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI). 2017-01-17 18:40:55 GMT Marshall to be home of Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition, Festival http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/13/marshall-to-be-home-of-ellis-marsalis-international-jazz-piano-competition-festival/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/13/marshall-to-be-home-of-ellis-marsalis-international-jazz-piano-competition-festival/ Beginning in 2018, Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia will be home to the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition. The new triennial event was announced by Marshall President Jerome Gilbert Jan. 6 at The Jazz Education Network Conference in New Orleans. 2017-01-13 20:55:44 GMT ‘MUsic Mondays’ resume Jan. 23 http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/13/music-mondays-resume-for-spring-semester-jan-23-topic-is-how-do-we-understand-music/ http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/2017/01/13/music-mondays-resume-for-spring-semester-jan-23-topic-is-how-do-we-understand-music/ The Marshall University School of Music will present the first lecture of the spring MUsic Mondays series Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. The spring series, titled “Music and Communication,” investigates various ways in which music communicates from the listener’s and the composer’s viewpoint. 2017-01-13 20:29:20 GMT