College of Liberal Arts News Archive

Psychology Clinic to host support group for those feeling the mental effects of life during a pandemic
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will host a weekly virtual support group focused on the impact of COVID-19. It will be from 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, beginning on Nov. 19 and continuing for eight weeks.
Psychology Clinic to offer virtual group therapy sessions focused on stress, depression
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will be hosting free, virtual group meetings beginning this month. One is aimed at helping those experiencing high levels of stress, and the other is focused on those battling depression – both of which are at elevated levels because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sessions are open to the Marshall community and the public.
Centennial of women’s right to vote to be celebrated with motorcade, online program
Marshall University is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing and protecting women’s right to vote, on Wednesday, Aug. 26, with a motorcade of decorated vehicles, and the public is invited to participate.
Psychologists, students present in Comic-Con@Home, this year’s version of Comic-Con International
Psychologists from Marshall University’s Psy.D. program were invited to be part of Comic-Con International this summer, which because of the pandemic was altered into a virtual event, Comic-Con@Home. The event was hosted online July 22-26, featuring over 350 panel discussions that included actors, writers and other famous names from television, movies, gaming and comics.
Story penned by faculty member is finalist for 2020 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award
A story written by Daniel O’Malley, an assistant professor of Creative Writing in Marshall’s Department of English, has qualified for the longlist of finalists for the 2020 Sunday Times (London) Audible Short Story Award, which is among the world’s most prestigious prizes for stories written in the English language. Stories of 6,000 words or less that have been published in the United Kingdom or Ireland in the previous year are eligible.
Grants help prepare for program that helps veterans and others affected by trauma
Faculty members in Marshall University’s College of Liberal Arts have received three grants to support a new program of training, coursework and outreach that will be offered during the 2021-22 academic year connecting the classics with outlets to help veterans and others cope with traumatic experiences.
Geography faculty members create COVID-19 map of West Virginia
Two faculty members in Marshall University’s Department of Geography have created an interactive map showing details related to the COVID-19 pandemic in West Virginia.
Professor leads community action resulting in Huntington Community COVID Care Plan
Dr. Marianna Linz, professor and chair of the psychology department at Marshall University, has served as a driving force to bring community groups together in what is being called the Huntington Community COVID Care Plan.
Marshall hosting activities, web page for centennial of women’s right to vote
Marshall University has several activities planned in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. The yearlong celebration is already underway and will continue with academic, campus-wide and community activities that both recognize this critical accomplishment of America’s courageous, trailblazing 20th Century women and encourage today’s American women to wield their voting power.
Center for Consumer Law and Education to host student loans-focused event
The Center for Consumer Law and Education (CCLE) will host a “People’s Law School” event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Room 402 of Marshall University’s Drinko Library.