The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      May 29, 2019

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Conference on supplier diversity to take place Friday

Reminder: If you've signed up for the Supplier Diversity Program Announcement and Meet the Buyers Luncheon, the event will take place this Friday, May 31, in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  

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In Memoriam: Dr. Michael L. Cunningham

Dr. Michael L. Cunningham, professor of leadership studies at Marshall until his retirement in 2016, died Saturday, May 25. Cunningham began his career as a science teacher at Elkview Junior High School, then transistioned to administration as assistant principal, then principal, at Clendenin Middle School. He played a key role in changing the junior high to a middle school, helping …

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Faculty members present at annual NASW statewide conference

A team of Marshall University faculty members presented research at the annual National Association of Social Workers West Virginia (NASW WV) conference May 3. The presentation was based on information uncovered in the dissertation research of Dr. Kim White, assistant professor of social work at Marshall. “The panel arose from my dissertation research where I interviewed six physicians who prescribe …

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Faculty Achievement: Dr. Victor Fet

Dr. Victor Fet, professor of biological sciences, received a travel grant from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History in Oxford, U.K., (shown at left) and spent three weeks while on sabbatical leave, working on zoological collections accumulated over 150 years. The museum was founded by Prince Albert (Queen Victoria's consort) in 1860, and immediately housed the historical debate on …

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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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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed June 5, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019.

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