Marshall Moments

Marshall student returns to a special place to complete Health Sciences Capstone
Health Sciences senior, Lauren Barr gained invaluable experience and made countless, life-long memories while completing her capstone at the Center for Courageous Kids.
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Two-time Marshall graduate earns prestigious Milken Educator Award
Janna Hamrick was shocked to hear her name called as the recipient of the famed Milken Educator Award during what she thought was a routine school assembly. She credits her success in the classroom to professors who both helped and inspired her during her time at Marshall.
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A different perspective on the Marshall plane crash
Fifty-three years after the crash, Craig T. Greenlee will take the stage at his first-ever fountain ceremony to explain how unimaginable loss helped heal racial tensions and bind the hearts of the Marshall family together forever.
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Senior research scholar brings Appalachian culture to new life through stained glass
Senior visual arts student Callie Thacker won the Creative Discovery Research Scholar Award in April. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to bring her vision of working with stained glass to reality and is now showcasing her work in the Birke Art Gallery.
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Marshall student veteran receives new mission
Jamie Springston has a different perspective than other students walking to class on a brisk, fall morning. He’s 35 years old and has already experienced more than many do in a lifetime.
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A crowning achievement
If you asked Nevaeh Harmon what she hoped her college career at Marshall would look like, odds are, having 3 million people watching her compete on live TV was not on her list of activities.
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Helping Marshall Cyber reach new heights
Marshall Cyber Professor Josh Brunty has led his students to a national championship and several top 10 finishes. Now, as the head coach of the US Cyber Team, he’ll be preparing the best for global competitions and can’t wait to showcase all that Marshall Cyber has to offer.
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Two shades of green
Holly Edwards, a student in Marshall’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, always knew that she wanted to be a doctor and knew she wanted to serve her country. With the U.S. Army’s Health Professions Scholarship Program, she gets to do both.
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Marshall for All a ‘lifesaver’ for incoming member of the Herd
For Skyla Hilliard, the Marshall for All program is exactly what she never knew she needed. Marshall for All aims to help students to combine scholarships, grants, work opportunities and family contributions to earn their bachelor’s degrees without student loans.
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Long-time Marshall Director of Theatre Facilities stages his last commencement
If you’ve ever attended a Marshall University event, be it a dinner, commencement, a theater production or the annual fountain ceremony, chances are you’ve seen the design work of Jamez Morris-Smith.
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Nike CEO to deliver keynote at Spring Commencement
Nike President and Chief Executive John Donahoe will deliver the keynote address at Saturday, April 29th’s 2023 Spring Commencement. The long-time titan of business says the key to success is to be curious, be grateful and to invest in yourself.
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Graduating from Marshall at 19
Taya Horob will be putting on her cap and gown with thousands of other Marshall University seniors on Saturday, April 29. What makes this soon-to-be graduate unique: She’s just 19 years old. At this rate, she’ll be earning her master’s degree by the time most of the students from her high school graduating class earn their bachelor’s degree.
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