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Encova Insurance makes $1.8 million gift to Lewis College of Business
The Encova Foundation of West Virginia has made a $1.8 million gift for the auditorium in Marshall University’s new Lewis College of Business building, home of the Brad D. Smith Schools of Business.
Little Free Library installed at Yeager Airport
May 13, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University Libraries and the Cabell County Career Technology Center (CCCTC) unveiled a Marshall-themed Little Free Library (LFL) at Yeager Airport in Charleston (CRW) on Thursday, May 13. The Kelly green, M-shaped library was created from an idea by Dr. Kelli Johnson, associate university librarian at Marshall. “I was traveling, pre-COVID, and spotted a “take
Student vaccination awareness effort launched
May 13, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University has introduced a public awareness campaign for its student population, encouraging them to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to reach #thunderingherdimmunity when the fall semester begins in August.
Collegiate Recovery Community providing scholarships for those in recovery
May 11, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is establishing three new recovery scholarship opportunities for students for the summer 2021 sessions.
Virtual Jazz Camp set for June 14-18
Marshall University’s jazz studies program will host a Virtual Jazz Camp June 14-18 for music students age 13 through adults. The virtual sessions will be offered with sessions at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day and will be livestreamed through the Marshall University Jazz Facebook page.
NIH awards professor $1.8 million for nicotine addiction research
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Brandon J. Henderson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been awarded a Research Project Grant (R01), one of the most competitive grants issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Faces of Physics speaker series to feature Bob Lutz of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
The Marshall University Society of Physics Students will present the last speaker in the 2020-21 Faces of Physics virtual speaker series in an online presentation planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12.
Center of Excellence project participating in National Prevention Week
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of and action around mental health and/or substance use disorders. Each year, National Prevention Week includes daily themes to focus on major substance use and mental health topics.
Freshman retention rate at all-time high
May 7, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s retention rate for freshmen is at an all-time high, marking significant success after a challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bill Noe Flight School to hold May 15 open house for prospective students
May 7, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s new Bill Noe Flight School is hosting an open house for prospective students at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at Yeager Airport in Charleston. Attendees will be able to take a close-up look at Marshall’s new training aircraft and see the facilities under construction, while learning more about how they can earn