MURC News News Archive

Research Computing Workshop: The Internet of Things
December 2, 2015 · Main News, MURC News
The Research Computing Advisory Council is pleased to invite you to a workshop titled The Internet of Things, taxonomy, research opportunities and challenges on Thursday December 3th 2015 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The presentation is facilitated by Ed Aractingi and hosted at Drinko Library Auditorium 402.  All students, faculty and staff are welcomed to attend.
Research Computing Advisory Council Workshop
October 29, 2015 · Main News, MURC News
The Research Computing Advisory Council is pleased to host a workshop titled Volumetric visualization/segmentation of MRI/CAT scans with Avizo (Part1) on November 5th 2015 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The presentation is facilitated by Dr. Jack Smith and hosted at the Visualization Lab on 3rd Avenue.  The workshop is offered to all students, faculty and staff.
Marshall University receives $500,000 to support high-performance networking for research
September 15, 2015 · Main News, MURC News
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve campus-wide computer networking in support of research. The collaborative grant was received by a team that includes Dr. Jan I. Fox, senior vice president for information technology/chief information officer; Edward Aractingi, assistant vice president for information technology/deputy
College of Science dean appointed to Environmental Advisory Board
July 29, 2015 · MURC News
Dr. Charles C. “Chuck” Somerville, a professor of biological sciences and dean of the Marshall University College of Science, has been appointed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board (EAB), Rollin Hotchkiss, chair of the board, has announced. The advisory board was created by the Chief of Engineers, Lt.
Professor receives $350,000 National Science Foundation research grant
July 28, 2015 · MURC News
Dr. Elmer Price, a professor of biological sciences at Marshall University, has been awarded a three-year, $350,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund his research, which Price said “aims to provide new information regarding the mechanisms responsible for the important and complex process of adult neurogenesis the process by which
HSTA Summer Institute welcomes 117 rising 9th-graders
July 2, 2015 · MURC News
Marshall University, in collaboration with West Virginia University, is hosting its annual Health Science & Technology Academy (HSTA) Summer Institute Sunday, July 5, through Friday, July 10, on the Huntington campus. HSTA is a highly innovative and extraordinarily successful initiative designed to encourage high school students to pursue college degrees in the health sciences. This
New light-curable bone stabilization system used on first U.S. patients
June 30, 2015 · MURC News
The first two United States patients have been successfully treated with an innovative medical device through a clinical trial underway at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Marshall Clinical Research Center and Cabell Huntington Hospital. The institutions are working in conjunction with IlluminOss Medical, a commercial-stage medical device
Forensic Science Center director addresses W.Va. prosecutors with information on advances in DNA technology
June 26, 2015 · MURC News
Marshall University Forensic Science Center Director Dr. Terry W. Fenger delivered a presentation to West Virginia prosecutors Thursday about the latest advances in DNA technologies to gain more data from evidence. The West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Association and the West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Institute sponsored the annual 2015 Summer Meeting at the Stonewall Jackson Resort
Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall collaborates with Coalfield Development Corp. on 'Reclaim Appalachia' Initiative
May 28, 2015 · MURC News
Marshall University’s Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) and the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall, a state-mandated program of CEGAS, have partnered with the Coalfield Development Corporation to provide an environmental workforce training program in southern West Virginia. The US Department of Environmental Protection Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization is
Marshall faculty member's retention research published in international nursing journal
May 8, 2015 · MURC News
Dr. Nancy Elkins of the Marshall University College of Health Professions recently had her nursing student retention research published in the latest issue of Open Journal of Nursing, a peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in nursing. Elkins, an associate professor in the college’s School of Nursing, said her quantitative research on retention