College of Liberal Arts News Archive

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.