The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      May 1, 2019

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Board of Governors OKs annual budget along with pay raise for employees

The Marshall University Board of Governors has approved the operating budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. The $306 million budget is a $4 million increase over last year’s budget and includes a 4% pay raise for faculty and staff, effective July 6 for 12-month employees and in August for nine-month employees. “I am pleased we are …

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School of Medicine dean awarded Mastership in American College of Physicians

Joseph I. Shapiro, M.D., dean of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and a practicing nephrologist, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes, but is not limited to, …

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Empty Bowls event raises $17,995 for Facing Hunger Foodbank

The Empty Bowls fundraiser that Marshall University hosted this month in conjunction with several Huntington organizations raised a record-breaking $17,995 for the Facing Hunger Foodbank. The amount included $15,520 made from selling bowls created by Marshall ceramics students and other volunteers, along with $2,475 raised in the event’s silent auction. The amount is the most raised since 2015, when Empty …

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Marshall urologist earns top honor from American Urological Association

Lawrence M. Wyner, M.D., has been named the 2018 recipient of the American Urological Association’s (AUA) Earl Nation Retrospectroscope Award, one of the professional organization’s most prestigious honors that celebrates the preservation of urologic history. Wyner, a urologic surgeon with Marshall Health and professor in the department of urology at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, earned …

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Five honored by Lewis College of Business

Four faculty members and a staff member from the Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business have been honored by the college’s Faculty Awards Committee and Advisory Board for their teaching, research, service and outstanding performance. Recipients of the awards received plaques and monetary awards in recognition of their successes at last month, according to Dr. …

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Rec Center to offer Healthy Herd Youth Camps for ages 4-12

The Marshall Rec Center is once again offering Healthy Herd Youth Camps this summer! These weekly camps, packed full of swimming, games and rock climbing, are the perfect way to keep your child active in the summer months. The camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Early bird registration is available through May 6. Members are $95 and non-members are …

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Message from the Honors College Inviting Innovative Teaching

As you wrap up another semester and begin making plans for the summer--perhaps to develop exciting new things in your teaching schedule next academic year--the Honors College invites you to consider teaching an inventive, interdisciplinary seminar in the college. The due date for new proposals to offer an upper-level seminar in the Honors College for the Spring 2020 semester is …

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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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Free sports physicals available at Marshall Health

With practices right around the corner, Marshall Health is offering free sports physicals to students from its partner schools Thursday, May 16, at Marshall Sports Medicine Institute (MSMI), located at 2211 Third Avenue, Huntington. The schedule will be as follows: 5 p.m. – Huntington High School 5:30 p.m. – St. Joseph High School 5:45 p.m. – Wayne High School 6 …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed May 8, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2019.

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