MURC News Archive

Higher Education Policy Commission renews grant for SURE program
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has renewed grant funding for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program at schools around the state including Marshall University. SURE grants offer undergraduate students at Marshall the opportunity for hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics research
Summer research awards announced
January 30, 2020 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2020 John Marshall Scholar program.
Scientist earns national support for NAS research
January 23, 2020 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
The work of Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine neuroscience researcher, W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) has been selected for the Research Partner Program through the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).
Businessmen set to lead Brad D. Smith Business Incubator
January 21, 2020 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
The Marshall University Brad D. Smith Business Incubator in downtown Huntington is open and ready for business under the direction of two new co-directors who will help entrepreneurs and new businesses develop ideas and business models.
$98,809 NEH grant to increase Clio accessibility for visually impaired
 The Marshall University-founded history app, Clio, has received a $98,809 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities this month to improve accessibility of the app for users who are visually impaired. Clio will collaborate with the American Foundation for the Blind on the project.
Biological Sciences graduates publish research on effects of water contaminants
Marshall University graduates and faculty member Dr. Philippe Georgel of the Department of Biological Sciences in Marshall’s College of Science have published research on the effects of emerging contaminants in major waterways, including the Ohio River. Their study, published in the journal “Water,” was supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
Telomere research published in Nature Communications
Findings from a recent research project, conducted by a Marshall University scientist and assistant professor in the Marshall University College of Science, with researchers in Texas, was recently published in the December issue of the prestigious online journal, Nature Communications.
Maier Foundation awards university $1.5 million to boost aviation program
December 17, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
West Virginia-based Maier Foundation, a non-profit, charitable corporation, has contributed $1.5 million to Marshall University to assist in development of the university’s aviation program, which is scheduled to begin in fall 2021.
Marshall, Mountwest pen historic pact creating two-year degree in aviation maintenance
November 22, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
Marshall University and Mountwest Community & Technical College, in cooperation with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), have signed an agreement to offer a joint Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) degree for the education of aviation maintenance technicians.
Marshall receives AAALAC International reaccreditation
November 18, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
Marshall University’s Animal Care and Use Program has received full three-year accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International.