Featured News Archive

Faculty member completes prestigious APTA Fellowship
Dr. Yi-Po Chiu, director of admissions and associate professor in Marshall University’s School of Physical Therapy, has successfully completed the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Fellowship in Education Leadership.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Marshall in top tier of nation’s universities once again
September 14, 2020 · Featured, News Release
For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings have recognized Marshall University among the nation’s top higher education institutions.
Accelerated B.S./Ph.D. program introduced
September 11, 2020 · College of Science, Featured, News Release
An accelerated program that allows students to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in seven years, compared to the traditional nine years, is now available at Marshall University.
Center of Excellence for Recovery receives innovative grant
September 10, 2020 · Featured, News Release
The Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery was awarded a nearly $1.5 million federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop and empower a pipeline of diverse student leaders who are ready to collaborate with their campuses and communities around addressing substance misuse issues.
Employers encouraged to register for Virtual Career Expos
September 10, 2020 · Featured, News Release
The Marshall University Office of Career Education is hosting four virtual career expos this fall, with discounts available to companies who would like to attend more than one event.
Athletic training graduate’s research accepted for publication
Marshall University alumna Emily Pratt’s research investigating carpal tunnel syndrome in performing artists has been published in the Journal Medical Problems of Performing Artists. Her study, "Musicians Have Thicker Median Nerve Cross Sectional Area and More Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Than Non-Musicians," was published Sept. 1.
Joshua A. Hess, M.D., pediatric oncologist, joins Marshall Health
September 8, 2020 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital welcome Joshua A. Hess, M.D., to its oncological team of providers.
Biomechanics director stays busy during sabbatical, earning award and professional appointment
Dr. Suzanne Konz, director of the Marshall University biomechanics programs, was on sabbatical last year, during which time she earned the Dr. C. Harmon Brown award from USA Track and Field and was appointed chair of the National Athletics Trainers’ Association (NATA) Committee on Professional Ethics.
Next phase of COVID-19 testing to start Tuesday on Huntington campus
September 4, 2020 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety is partnering with Marshall Health and the Cabell-Huntington Health Department for the university’s next phase of COVID-19 testing, which will begin on the Huntington campus next Tuesday, Sept. 8, and extend through Nov. 20. This phase—referred to as sentinel surveillance testing—means the university will be continually testing
Brad D. Smith Business Incubator welcomes new leadership
The Marshall University Brad D. Smith Business Incubator has named Tricia Ball as the new leader of the entrepreneurship facility, located in downtown Huntington.