Featured News Archive

Board of Governors receives update on new college of business facility
February 25, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University is moving forward with construction of a new state-of-the-art facility for the Lewis College of Business, to be built in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue on a plot of land that formerly housed The Flats on 4th apartment complex.
CEO Panel to feature author of Pursuit of Happyness and one of tech’s first Black female CEOs
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business will host their third CEO Panel of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 3. The free event will be virtual and open to all, with a media Q&A session to follow.
Internal medicine nurse practitioner fellowship earns accreditation
February 24, 2021 · Featured, News Release
The American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted accreditation with distinction status to the internal medicine nurse practitioner fellowship program at Marshall Health.
Teacher education program recognized for academic selectivity
Marshall University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among the top in the country for maintaining selective academic admissions requirements by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization.
12th Annual Festival of New Music to be held Feb. 25-26
The Marshall University School of Music will host the 12th Annual Festival of New Music on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 25-26. The festival features chamber music, electro-acoustic music, and music for film composed by guest composers, Marshall University composition faculty, students and Marshall alumni.
Dean of medicine honored with anonymous gift
February 5, 2021 · Featured, News Release
A physician at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, who prefers to remain anonymous, has established an endowed scholarship in honor of its dean, Joseph I. Shapiro, M.D., in “the spirit of gratitude for his excellent leadership, vision, enduring commitment to the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Marshall Health,” said the donor.
Scientists awarded NIH grant focused on chronic kidney disease in women
February 3, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Komal Sodhi, M.D., an associate professor of surgery and biomedical sciences, and Joseph I. Shapiro, M.D., vice president and dean, of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have been awarded a Bench-to-Bedside and Back grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH).
Federal emergency relief money to be distributed to students
February 2, 2021 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University is awarding $4.5 million in emergency relief money to eligible students this semester, thanks to a COVID aid package approved by Congress in December.
President Gilbert recognized as Huntington Chamber Volunteer of the Year
January 29, 2021 · Featured, News Release
The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized its many volunteers and committees at its annual Volunteer event Friday, Jan. 29. Switching from a luncheon to an online event, this event gave Chamber leadership and staff the opportunity to recognize some of its many dedicated volunteers. This year’s Volunteer of the Year award went to Dr. Jerome A. “Jerry” Gilbert, the president of Marshall University.
Faces of Physics Speaker Series to continue in February with planetary astrobiologist Dr. Abel Méndez
Marshall University’s Society of Physics Students will continue its Faces of Physics Speaker Series with a virtual presentation by Dr. Abel Méndez in February, with additional monthly speakers on deck for March and April.