The Newsletter for Marshall University                                  April 17, 2019

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Marshall announces Brad D. Smith Business Incubator to be located in downtown Huntington

Marshall University celebrated its new Brad D. Smith Business Incubator yesterday at a ceremony in Huntington. The business incubator space, which is being renovated, is on the first floor of the university’s Visual Arts Center at 927 Third Ave., across from Pullman Plaza. The incubator is a partnership between the Marshall University Brad D. Smith Schools of Business and the …

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Lewis College of Business celebrating 50th anniversary

Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and its Brad D. Smith Schools of Business are celebrating the college’s 50th year with three major events. The celebration kicked off with the first of two Golden Galas April 15 in Charleston. The second gala will take place at 5:30 p.m. this evening (Wednesday, April 17) at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall …

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Marshall hosting 12th Annual AIDE Conference

Marshall is hosting the 12th Annual Appalachia Institute of Digital Evidence Conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, April 19, in the Memorial Student Center and the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex on the Huntington campus. Yesterday's session was Cyber Day (for high school students). Today is Open Source Intelligence/Health Care Cyber Security. The remaining sessions are as follows: Thursday, April …

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Marshall to offer free screening of award-winning documentary ‘Wrestle’

Marshall University will present a free screening of the documentary Wrestle at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in Room 154 of Smith Hall on the Huntington campus. Wrestle is a coming-of-age documentary about four members of a wrestling team at a struggling Alabama high school. The athletes’ lives are affected by broken families, drug use, teenage pregnancy and mental health …

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A.E. Stringer Writers Series to host panel, reading on disability awareness and creativity

The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series at Marshall University will present a panel discussion on “Disability and Creative” and a public reading on “Disability Awareness” featuring authors Meg Day and David Wanczyk on Thursday, April 18. The panel discussion will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 104 of Corbly Hall, and the reading will be at 7 p.m. Thursday …

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Clay Center’s Juliet Art Museum to host recollection, a Marshall University Student Collaborative Exhibition

Students enrolled in Marshall University’s ART 481, Special Topics: Museum Curatorial Practice, course have collaborated with the Juliet Art Museum at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, to create the exhibition, recollection. This exhibition will open during Art After Dark, planned for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, following the Downtown Charleston Art Walk.  The opening reception …

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Marshall Health to host free oral cancer screening April 24

Marshall Health’s Dentistry and Oral Surgery Department is hosting a free oral cancer screening Wednesday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Marshall University Medical Center atrium, 1600 Medical Center Drive in Huntington. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the five-year survival rate for oral cancers is about 59 percent. Behaviors such as cigarette, cigar or …

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Award-winning authors and historians to present final spring Amicus Curiae lecture

The Amicus Curiae Lecture Series will offer the final lecture of the Spring 2019 semester with a presentation by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein titled “The Problem of Democracy,” reflecting on President John Adams and President John Quincy Adams, their philosophies and how they are relevant today.

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Marshall faculty launch website sharing stories of recovery

Marshall faculty and students have launched “Movable: Narratives of Recovery and Place,” an interactive community website that collects narratives about recovery in West Virginia that can be found at https://movableproject.org. The project is funded through a West Virginia Humanities Council media grant. The website has been put together by faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts, including Associate Professor …

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Business dean selected as president of national management society

Dr. Avinandan Mukherjee, dean of the Lewis College of Business and its Brad D. Smith Schools of Business, has been selected as the new president of the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) at its national conference in Orlando, Florida, in March.

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Marshall to host Huntington Summer Music Festival June 21-22

Marshall University will host the Huntington Summer Music Festival June 21-22 at Pullman Square, carrying on a new jazz music tradition that began in the summer of 2018 with the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition. The jazz piano competition will return to Huntington in two years, but in the meantime, Marshall’s School of Music will keep celebrating jazz each June …

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Scholarship donors honored at annual Scholarship Honor Brunch

Privately funded scholarship recipients at Marshall University had the opportunity to meet and thank their donors at the Scholarship Honor Brunch Saturday, April 13. More than 400 people attended the annual event, which included donors, scholarship recipients and members of the university community, on the Huntington campus. Corey Jones, a junior scholarship recipient and theatre production and video production major …

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Marshall Health opens third retail pharmacy location

Marshall Health has opened its third full-service retail pharmacy in Huntington. Located at 800 20th Street, inside the Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment (PROACT) clinic, the new pharmacy is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In addition to basic retail pharmacy services, it offers medication synchronization and medication review therapy. “Our new location is …

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Five to be inducted into the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame

Five graduates of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) are being inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. Chris Dickerson, Janet Dooley, Rick Haye, Keith Morehouse and Sandy Wells officially will be inducted during a ceremony this fall. “This year's distinguished class of Hall of Fame inductees have careers spanning the fields of journalism, advertising, education, broadcasting and photography,” said …

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Clay Center’s Juliet Art Museum to host recollection, a Marshall University Student Collaborative Exhibition

Students enrolled in Marshall University’s ART 481, Special Topics: Museum Curatorial Practice, course have collaborated with the Juliet Art Museum at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, to create the exhibition, recollection. This exhibition will open during Art After Dark, planned for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, following the Downtown Charleston Art Walk.  The opening reception …

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Pharmacy students create game for kids about medication safety

School of Pharmacy students created a board game that will educate elementary-aged students about medication safety.  Prescription SAFETY Playland, a game similar to Candyland®, will soon be in all elementary schools in Cabell and Wayne counties. In the spring of 2018, students in a pharmacy management and finance course were assigned a group project modeled after the hit television series …

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School of Medicine inducts new members to Gold Humanism Honor Society

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) inducted 15 new members during a ceremony April 9. GHHS is a national honorary for those who demonstrate excellence in practicing patient-centered medical care through integrity, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy. Members are selected as third-year medical students. Residents, faculty and administrators may also be …

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Marshall students place at NATS Eastern Student Audition

Voice students from School of Music participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions, held at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, March 15-17.

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed April 24, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019.

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