The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      June 6, 2018

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Jazz piano competition to draw some of the world’s top talent to Huntington

Some of the best jazz piano players in the world and some of jazz’s most acclaimed artists will be gathering in Huntington this month for the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival, in conjunction with the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition June 22-23. The Jazz Piano Competition is among the largest competitions of its type in the world, and will …

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Rec Center promoting healthy lifestyles with "MUve It Marshall" program

MUve it Marshall is being held during the summer months at the Marshall Recreation Center to promote healthy lifestyles during the summer months. This program is in conjunction with the Marshall University and City of Huntington upcoming walking initiative. Members, non-members, MU Faculty/Staff, students and the community are encouraged to participate in the program. MUve it Marshall will take place …

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Advisor wanted!

The new student organization, Huntington Advocators, needs a faculty or staff advisor. The mission of Huntington Advocators is to enhance life in Huntington, and members will be given opportunities to help better the city through community service and supporting small businesses. Huntington Advocators will also be a friendly environment to get students exploring the town in a new way. We …

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Marshall computer science students guide St. Joseph Catholic Schools students to world championships in VEX Robotics

Students in the Weisberg Division of Computer Science the College of Information Technology and Engineering teamed up with students at St. Joseph Catholic Schools to participate in the VEX Robotics Competition. The first year was so successful that students at the grade school and middle-school levels advanced to the World Championship earlier this month. Under the leadership of Dr. Wook-Sung …

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Soccer day camp coming up July 23-27

The Marshall Women’s soccer team will be hosting a Kid’s Day Camp from July 23-27. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5-12 and costs $125.00 for the five days. This camp is designed for kids to learn the basics of the game, while having fun in the sun with Herd women’s soccer coaches and players. Campers will be …

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Zatar named chair of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Student Education Committee

Dr. Wael Zatar, dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University, has been named the chair of the Student Education Committee of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Zatar has been a member of the institute for 15 years and received the Distinguished Award of Fellow for outstanding contributions to the organization. Zatar was previously named the Precast/Prestressed …

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Marc A. Subik, M.D., rejoins Marshall Internal Medicine

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Marc A. Subik, M.D., to their gastroenterology teams of providers. Subik, a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist, has been named an associate professor in the department of internal medicine at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He is certified by the American …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed June 13, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018.

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