College of Liberal Arts News Archive

Marshall University’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional Democracy is kicking off the 2022 fall semester and the 10th season with Dr. Joseph Uscinski, who will present “Getting Conspiracy Theories Right,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. The lecture will take place in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

On Wednesday, July 20, the National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) said goodbye to 120 delegates from over 40 states and 12 Western Hemisphere nations. Since its inception in 1963 as part of West Virginia’s Centennial, the NYSCamp has honored over 6,200 students, giving them the opportunity to participate in a rigorous STEM enrichment program. Operated by the National Youth Science Foundation, its mission is to inspire lifelong engagement and ethical leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through its proven educational model for mentoring, challenging, and motivating students.

A Marshall University student is the winner of a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program cost with additional funding available for the study of a critical language overseas.

The Marshall University Psychology Clinic is expanding its therapy offerings by providing Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy or PCIT, is a short-term, specialized behavior management program designed for young children experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties and their families.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Movable Project, a grassroots digital archive of recovery stories, housed at Marshall University, recently announced the winners of the 2022 Recovery Writing Contest, a partnership with the New Ohio Review, a national literary magazine. Judges considered a number of poems, stories and first-hand accounts.  First-place winners are Kari Gunter-Seymour (Ohio) and

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Faculty and students from Marshall University’s Department of Modern Languages will be leading Japanese Immersion Camps for students in Cabell County Schools Tuesday through Friday, June 14-17, and June 21-24, at Altizer Elementary School. This is the 10th anniversary for the Cabell County Japanese Immersion Summer Camp. There will be a showcase

Dr. Zelideth Rivas, professor of Japanese at Marshall University, has been selected as the university’s Dr. Charles E. Hedrick Outstanding Faculty Award winner for 2021-2022.

Marshall University’s Department of Modern Languages and Japanese Outreach Program will welcome Kenju Murakami, Deputy Consul General Director of the Japan Information Center of the Consulate General of Japan in New York, on Tuesday, April 19. The lecture and panel discussion will begin at 4 p.m. in Drinko Library room 402 on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

Scholars from the Marshall University College of Liberal Arts will gather Thursday, April 7, and Friday April 8, to present their research. The two-day conference will take place in Drinko Library as students from across the college present display posters and host panel discussions.

Marshall University Psychology Professor Dr. April Fugett will lead a discussion Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Anaheim, California, on “Psychology of Fanfiction, Fandoms and Shipping” at WonderCon. WonderCon is part of the Comic-Con International family of conventions.