The Newsletter for Marshall University                            September 7, 2016

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Gilbert to be invested as 37th president of Marshall University in Sept. 22 ceremony

Dr. Jerome A. “Jerry” Gilbert, the 37th president in the 179-year history of Marshall University, will be invested Thursday, Sept. 22, in an outdoor ceremony slated to begin at 10:30 a.m. in the John Marshall Circle on the university’s Huntington campus. A reception will follow at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. The ceremony and reception are free and open …

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Investiture events kick off this week

Events surrounding the investiture of President Jerome Gilbert will begin this week. Here is a recap of what's happening in the next several days: WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 •“Addiction in Appalachia: Our Stories” – A Celebration of National Recovery Month, Joan C. Edwards Playhouse | 7 p.m. FRIDAY, Sept. 9 •Robert C. Byrd Forum on Civic Responsibility with Guest Speaker: LTG …

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Marshall tests MU Alert emergency messaging system

A test of the MU Alert emergency messaging system was conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. Marshall community members who are subscribed to MU Alert are asked to be sure that they have received the message. If a message has not been received by noon, a subscriber should review and update his or her contact information in the myMU/MU …

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Marshall students to present “The Green Machine,” a TTA bus to serve all university students

Marshall will present “The Green Machine,” a Marshall-branded TTA bus, to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, across the street from the Memorial Student Center. Marshall’s Student Government Association has worked hard over the last year to provide all university students with a ride across all TTA routes, namely to downtown Huntington, according to Izzy Rogner, former student …

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Reminder: Novelist Lev Grossman to appear at Marshall Sept. 9

Lev Grossman, a novelist and media critic, will give the annual Da Vinci Lecture on the Huntington campus Friday, Sept. 9. The event will take place at 7 p.m. in Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall, home of the Erickson Alumni Center. Called by the New York Times “one of this country’s smartest and most reliable critics,” Grossman is both the …

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General faculty meeting set for Sept. 12

The first general faculty meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year will take place Monday, Sept. 12, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on the Huntington campus. The agenda will consist of welcoming remarks by the faculty senate chair, Dr. Paige Muellerleile; the introduction of new administrators by the provost, Dr. Gayle Ormiston; the introduction of 87 …

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Reminder: ‘Arcadia’ writer, director to speak at Marshall; free screening of the 2016 film to precede Q&A

The English Department, Honors College, Libraries, and Film Studies program will host a free public screening of “Arcadia” from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, on Marshall’s Huntington campus in Smith Hall 154. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Andy J. Hall, writer and director of the film. Made with a budget of $11,500, the …

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Marshall Foundation to lead ‘Thank-a-Donor Days’ Sept. 14 and 15

The 4th annual Thank-a-Donor Days will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14,  and Thursday, Sept. 15, on the Memorial Student Center plaza on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. Dr. Ron Area, CEO of the Marshall University Foundation Inc., said these days are a time set aside for Marshall students, staff and faculty to thank in very special …

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Center for Teaching and Learning asks for faculty award nominations

Members of the Marshall community have an opportunity to recognize their fellow faculty members, coworkers or favorite professors. Marshall University faculty award nominations are being accepted for the 2016-17 academic year!  Visit the links below for each award for comprehensive eligibility requirements and to submit an online nomination. The deadline for all nominations is September 15, 2016. The Hedrick Outstanding …

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Classified Staff Council Special Election to take place in October; nominations due Sept. 20

The Classified Staff Council will hold an election to fill vacancies for the following: One vacancy in EEO 10 – Executive, Administrative and Managerial One vacancy in EEO 60/70 – Service/Maintenance The staff members elected during this election will finish the remainder of the current term, which will end June 30. Nomination forms were to be distributed by mail yesterday, Sept. 6.  …

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Campus Conversations to begin Sept. 21

The Offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, as well as Faculty Senate, Student Government Association and the Simon Perry Center for Constitutional Democracy, will host a series of Campus Conversations this fall. The series will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Shawkey Dining Room in the Memorial Student Center. Participants will consider questions such as “What …

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Workshops on grantsmanship to be offered by MURC

The Marshall University Research Corporation has announce its schedule of professional development opportunities in grantsmanship, designed specifically for Marshall researchers, administrative staff and graduate students. A list of the offerings, which begin Tuesday, Sept. 27, is available at www.marshall.edu/murc/grantsmanship-professional-development/. All sessions are FREE and open to the university community. Please note that lunch is not provided; however, participants may bring their …

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Tony Bennett to kick off 80th Season of the Marshall Artists Series

Reynolds and Associates, American Babbitt Bearing, Prichard Electric, Chapman Printing, and Cabell Huntington Hospital will present the legendary Tony Bennett at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Over a span of 60 years, Bennett’s achievements have been many. He has won  19 Grammy Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His classic songs include …

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Faculty/Staff Achievement: Dr. Jonathan Lent and Dr. Andrew Burck

Dr. Jonathan Lent and Dr. Andrew Burck, associate professors of counseling, have had a chapter published in the book Technology and Mental Health,  edited by C.C. Thomas. Their chapter is titled “Practica and internship field placements using cybersupervision.”

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Sept. 14, 2016. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12.

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