The Newsletter for Marshall University                             November 30, 2016

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Staff members who were not able to attend Monday may attend today's session.

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Four large ensembles to join for Marshall holiday concert Sunday

For the first time, four of Marshall University’s large instrumental and choral ensembles will join at the university’s Smith Recital Hall for a performance of seasonal favorites at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The wide-ranging holiday concert will feature Marshall’s orchestra, as well as the choral union, university chorus and chamber choir. The ensembles will perform individually and together with …

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Community invited to Annual Herd Holiday Celebration Dec. 6

Marshall University invites the community to A Herd Holiday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. The annual event features the official holiday lighting on the student center plaza, along with numerous activities, snacks, giveaways and music. The event is sponsored by Marshall’s Office of University Communications and Student Affairs. …

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Marshall to host activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

Marshall will host activities for World AIDS Day to help educate the campus community about the impact of HIV/AIDS across the globe. Organizing events to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS helps eradicate the stigma attached to those who live with this condition, according to Shaunte Polk, program administrator for the Office of Intercultural Affairs and an organizer of this event. “We …

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Lynda.com training available to assist with new MacOS

Marshall University Information Technology is pleased to continue sponsoring access to Lynda Campus for ALL students, faculty and staff. This service provides the university community with quick and easy access to the extensive online library of Lynda.com, covering in-depth training on a variety of essential computer skills. What can your Mac do now? Just ask. Siri makes its debut on Mac, …

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Wynton Marsalis' 'Big Band Holidays' show set for Dec. 8

The nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis will be making a stop at the Keith-Albee during the holiday season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, for a Big Band Holidays performance with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. This is sure to be an evening filled with festive music with that “Big Band sound,” including many holiday favorites. Composed of 15 …

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Campus Tea and Talk event to promote inclusiveness amongst diverse groups on Huntington campus

Marshall will host “Campus Tea and Talk: A Black and White Affair” to give diverse groups on the Huntington campus an opportunity to meet with one another and discuss the social barriers they may face on a daily basis. The event will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, in the university’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall, home of …

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Faculty Achievement: Dr. Sasha Zill

Dr. Sasha Zill, Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, presented a research poster Nov. 14 at the national Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, California.  The subject of the poster was control of motor actions.  The research used a combination of engineering methods (Inverse Dynamics) and neurophysiological techniques to analyze the effects of sense organs that detect forces in legs. …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Dec. 7, 2016. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5.

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