The Newsletter for Marshall University                                    April 24, 2019

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Marshall offers Marshall ID cards on iPhone and Apple Watch; first in West Virginia and one of the first in the US

Marshall students, faculty and staff are now able to add their Marshall ID cards to Apple Wallet, and use their iPhones and Apple Watches to access campus buildings, purchase meals and more. Marshall is one of the first 10 schools in the U.S., including the University of Alabama, Duke University and the University of Oklahoma, to offer contactless student ID cards on iPhone and Apple …

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Annual Spring Faculty Meeting celebrates faculty and recognizes retirees

Marshall faculty were honored for their service and recognized with awards of distinction at the annual spring faculty meeting April 22 on the Huntington campus. Fifteen retiring faculty members were also honored during the ceremony. The event included remarks from President Jerome A. Gilbert, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jaime Taylor and Faculty Senate President Phillipe Georgel. …

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Your input is needed

Please take part in this survey of Marshall University students, faculty and staff regarding their use of bicycles. The survey is being conducted by Edward Tucker Architects of Huntington in order to help develop a  MU Bicycle Plan that seeks to connect all of the university’s sites in Huntington. The results of this survey are for in-house use and it …

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5th Annual Falls Prevention Symposium to be held at Marshall

West Virginia’s annual Falls Prevention Symposium will be held April 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Harless Auditorium at the Marshall University Medical Center in Huntington. Community and health professionals who work with the elderly are invited to attend this FREE two-day event hosted by the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University School of …

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Classified Staff Council 2019 General Election to take place April 25-29

As mandated by H.B. 2224, the Classified Staff Council will hold an election to select no more than five representatives from each of the university’s five EEO groups, the Staff Council Chair, the Institutional Board of Governors (IBOG) Representative, and the Advisory Council of Classified Employees (ACCE) Representative. Elected candidates will serve from July 1, 2019 until June 30, 2021. …

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School of Physical Therapy to hold White Coat Ceremony April 26

The School of Physical Therapy will hold its 7th annual White Coat Ceremony and Presentation Day Friday, April 26. The White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage that marks the student's transition into a clinical environment, according to Program Director Dr. Scott Davis. Presentations by members of the classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 will begin at 9 a.m. …

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College of Science Research Expo to take place Friday

The College of Science Research Expo will be held on Friday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to noon in the halls of the College of Science building. This is the second year that this event is being hosted by the Master of Forensic Science graduate program and will include over 60 presenters representing 11 different disciplines. Guest speaker Dr. Donna J. …

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Math Department to present guest speaker Monday, April 29

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Marshall establishes Women in Cyber to support women in technology fields

Marshall has established a new organization called Women in Cyber to bring together female students with the common goals of closing the gender gap in technology and giving women in technology visibility and a voice. Women In Cyber (WInC)’s mission is to help bridge the gender gap in technology on and off campus by providing tech education, networking, leadership development …

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MU EDGE program welcomes new mentors

The Marshall University EDGE program is proud to announce that David Cartwright, Marty Laubach and Stacy Scudder have been selected as EDGE Mentors for the 2019-2020 academic year. These faculty members will play a key role in Marshall’s retention efforts by shepherding freshmen through their first two years of college, helping them make good decisions on the road to a …

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Faculty Achievement: Dr. Jeffrey Powell

Two students of Dr. Jeffrey Powell, professor of philosophy, presented papers at the West Virginia Philosophical Society meeting at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown April 19 and 20. Jonathan Ross, a junior, presented "Crucifixion throughout Power Epochs," and James Waldeck, a senior, presented "Knowledge, Power, and the State of Exception." Powell also presented "Metaphysics and Power" at the meeting.

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Social Security information sessions to take place next Monday

The Office of Human Resource Services will offer sessions on “Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know” from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 29, in room BE-5 of the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. This is a FREE workshop from Social Security. Have your questions answered, such as: when are …

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Click above to view program flyer.

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Three free intellectual property seminars to focus on 3-D designs and manufactured goods, pharmaceuticals and medical devices

The Technology Transfer Office will present three free intellectual property (IP) seminars next month in Huntington. The first seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 16, at the Robert C. Byrd Institute, 1050 Fourth Ave., Huntington, and will focus on 3-D printed designs and other manufactured goods. On Friday, May 17, the second session, emphasizing …

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College of Science, West Virginia Science Adventures team up again to offer Summer Science Camp

West Virginia Science Adventures is teaming up with  the College of Science again to offer summer camps for school-age children in grades K-12. They will be offered June 3 through Aug. 9, with the exception of July 1-5, when camps are closed. The Science Camp schedule is as follows: June 3-7: Minecraft Ancient Egypt. Grades K-10. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. …

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WMUL-FM brings home Associated Press Broadcasters Awards from ‘The Virginias’

Students from Marshall's public radio station, WMUL-FM, received two first-place awards and three second-place awards in the metropolitan classification during the sixth annual “The Virginias” Associated Press Broadcasters awards ceremony April 6 at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs. Dr. Chuck G. Bailey, professor of radio-television production and management in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed May 1, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019.

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