College of Liberal Arts News Archive

Courses geared toward veterans and their loved ones to be offered
Marshall University is enrolling students in some new Fall 2021 courses that aim to help veterans and others cope with traumatic experiences, and explore the history of war. The courses are geared toward veterans and military-connected students, as well as anyone who is close to veterans, including family and friends.
Digital Humanities program to offer online workshop on building a personal or professional website
Marshall University’s Digital Humanities program will host an online workshop, “Creating a Professional or Personal Website.”  It will be online from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22, and will be presented by Elizabeth James, archivist and digital preservation librarian at Marshall.
Professors’ book earns Weatherford Award for best books about Appalachia
A book that was a joint research and writing effort among Marshall faculty, students and community members, which discusses the 2014 chemical spill in central West Virginia, has received the Weatherford Award for best books about Appalachia.
Online support group offered
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will offer an Anxiety and Depression Skills and Support Group to assist individuals in improving their abilities to cope with feelings of depression and anxiety.
PsyD students receive internship placements
Marshall University’s Department of Psychology and Psy.D. program have announced the placement of their 15 doctoral students in their pre-doctoral internship sites. As required, the students will work full time for a year providing mental health services at their respective sites.
Nora Shalaway Carpenter to speak as part of A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series
Marshall University’s A.E. Stringer Writers Series will present a virtual reading and Q&A session with author Nora Shalaway Carpenter at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1.
‘Women in Digital Humanities’ virtual presentation to feature alumna
Marshall University will host the virtual presentation, “Women in Digital Humanities: How a Woman-Led Firm is Designing for Social Change,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30.
History professor launches podcast focusing on COVID-19 in West Virginia
Marshall University history professor Dr. Chris White has kicked off a new podcast discussing the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID in West Virginia Podcast with Chris White,” is available on Spotify, Stitcher and Apple Podcasts. Episodes will be posted as they are made, with two episodes already available.
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.