The Newsletter for Marshall University                                   August 8, 2018

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Week of Welcome to start Tuesday

Marshall’s annual Week of Welcome (WOW) is a series of events and activities designed to welcome new Sons and Daughters of Marshall into the Marshall family before fall classes begin on Monday, Aug. 20. The schedule of informative and fun activities kicks off Tuesday, Aug. 14, with freshman move-in at our residence halls. “Week of Welcome is a university-wide, collaborative …

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Marshall Artists Series' 82nd Season includes Steve Martin and Martin Short, Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys, The Barenaked Ladies, Broadway’s smash hits: Jersey Boys, Evita, Cinderella and Rock of Ages, and more

Since 1936, The Marshall Artists Series has served as the cultural center for Marshall University and the surrounding communities, working to cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of the performing arts through a wide variety of programs. “We believe that the performing arts are vital to an incredible heritage,” said Penny Watkins, executive director of the Marshall Artists Series. “At …

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School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2022 with White Coat Ceremony

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed its newest class of students with the annual White Coat Ceremony Friday, Aug. 3, at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. The Class of 2022 includes student-athletes, student government representatives, passionate researchers, first-generation college students, and those who have traveled abroad for educational and/or mission work. The class …

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Marshall Wind Symphony announces upcoming concert season

The School of Music has announced the upcoming concert season of its Wind Symphony, which will revolve around the theme, “Music for Social Change.” The first concert, planned for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, will feature pieces from all female composers, including Alex Shapiro’s “Tight Squeeze,” which utilizes pre-recorded electronics with the live acoustic band, and “Tocata and La Tumba …

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New program offers prescription discounts to low-income Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital patients

Through its newly created CHHRx program, Marshall Pharmacy, in collaboration with Cabell Huntington Hospital, is offering discounted prescription pricing for patients with low incomes. The CHHRx program is designed to provide prescription discounts to individuals with incomes below the 200% federal poverty level, including those who: are uninsured or underinsured; are within a Medicare coverage gap; have a medical hardship …

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Marshall University Research Corporation awarded funding for Collegiate Recovery Program

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has awarded nearly $100,000 in funding to expand the statewide capacity of recovery resources for adults in educational environments through Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs). Marshall University Research Corporation has been selected as one of the five total grant recipients, receiving $20,000 in funding. “This funding will allow these higher education …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Aug. 15, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.

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