The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      May 22, 2019

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Fairfield Landing apartments available to faculty, staff

Available August 2019! These furnished apartments for Marshall graduate and professional students also are available to faculty and staff

Located on the health science campus, steps away from the medical and pharmacy schools. Studio and 2-BR units available, with ALL utilities (including internet and television) and parking included. W/D in every unit. Pet friendly. 
Flexible leasing options.

Call 304-696-6004 or visit www.marshall.edu/graduatestudenthousing.

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Registration open for 2nd annual Rainbow Run

Registration is now open for Herd Glow 5K, Marshall’s 2nd annual Rainbow Run at 9 p.m. on June 21 in Huntington. The event features a nighttime 5K through Marshall’s Huntington campus, and it begins and ends at the Memorial Fountain. Registration prior to June 7 is $25 and guarantees a T-shirt.  Registration after the early deadline is $30 and a …

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Forensic Science Center hosts international training for U.S. Department of Justice program

The Marshall University Forensic Science Center (MUFSC) partnered with the U.S. Department of Justice International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program and Science Applications International Corporation earlier this month in Huntington to provide advanced DNA Validation Training to 18 forensic DNA scientists with the Republic of Iraq Ministry of Interior Criminal Evidence Directorate, including its Director Major General Talib Khalil Raahi. …

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RCBI expo to connect businesses to chemical, polymer makers

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Advantage Valley, in conjunction with the West Virginia Development Office, will sponsor an expo Thursday, June 13, in Hurricane to link small businesses with major West Virginia chemical and polymer manufacturers. Attendees of the West Virginia Chemical and Polymer Supply Chain Expo will learn about the processes to become suppliers to manufacturers such …

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Marshall to host ‘Computer Science Adventure Zone’ weeklong camp for grades 5-12

The College of Information Technology and Engineering will offer “Computer Science Adventure Zone: Robots and Cybersecurity,” a weeklong camp planned for June 17-21. It goes on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily in Room 2119 of the Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex. The camp, offered through the Weisberg Division of Computer Science, is open to students in fifth through …

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Women's soccer team to host youth camps for youth of both sexes

Marshall's women's soccer team will present soccer camps for young people beginning Monday, June 17. The camps are designed for players interested in learning what it takes to play soccer at the next level and to get younger players interested in playing soccer. It will put players in a training environment similar to a college setting, with the ultimate goal …

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School of Medicine selects Nemede as May Resident of the Month

Dipali Nemade, M.D., M.P.H., has been named the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Resident of the Month for May, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the school. “This month’s recognition is of a resident who is widely known for her passionate patient care, teaching ability and research acumen,” Wehner stated. “Dr. Nemade has …

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Zatar to participate in International Bridge Conference, leads key sessions at Transportation Research Board meeting

Dr. Wael Zatar, dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering, will participate in the 2019 Bridge Engineering Institute Conference, to be sponsored by the Transportation Research Board this summer. The conference is a forum for international researchers and practitioners around the world who will discuss the latest research and practices on bridge engineering and related fields. Zatar also …

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Marshall researchers showcase work at Digestive Disease Week

Seven researchers with Marshall connections presented their work at this month's Digestive Disease Week®, or DDW. The conference is the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. "It’s really the pinnacle event in our field and offers a unique opportunity to showcase our research to an international audience," said …

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Businesses raise funds for Autism Training Center

Two locally owned businesses raised $1,500 for the West Virginia Autism Training Center in connection with Autism Awareness Month in April. SIP Wine and Whisky Bar and Pita Pit, Huntington-based businesses near the Huntington campus, partnered with the center to raise funds and community awareness about autism. Allison White donated to the center 7% of each individual sale during April …

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Two Marshall students win US Department of State’s Gilman scholarship

Two Marshall students have won Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships to study abroad. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program costs with additional funding available for the study of a critical language overseas. Olivia Revels-Strother (left) and Tatiana Schrader are two of 1,100 American undergraduate students from across the United States selected to …

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WMUL-FM takes home Hermes Creative Awards, Communicator Awards

Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received awards recently in The Hermes Creative Awards 2018-2019 competition and the 25th Annual Communicator Awards 2019 Audio Competition. WMUL received four Platinum Awards, 13 Gold Awards and 10 Honorable Mention Awards in The Hermes Creative Awards 2018-2019 competition, announced May 6 in Dallas. They were winners among approximately 6,000 entries for …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed May 29, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019.

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