Featured News Archive

Marshall to host Jean Edward Smith Memorial Symposium featuring George F. Will on Sept. 1
August 4, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University will host a symposium focused on the work of acclaimed author and political scientist Jean Edward Smith beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.
Researchers publish in athletic training journal
Marshall University athletic training faculty members Mark Timmons, Ph.D., ATC, LAT, and Zach Garrett, D,H,Sc,, ATC, are coauthors, along with former student and first author Nathan Harrison, on a study recently published in the Journal of Sport and Rehabilitation. The study, titled “Serratus Anterior Fatigue Reduces Scapular Posterior Tilt and External Rotation During Arm Elevation,”
Program aiming to help veterans by reading the classics will kick off with inaugural lecture Aug. 20
Marshall University will present the inaugural lecture Friday, Aug. 20, of “The Wars Within, The Wars Without,” a program designed to help connect veteran students at Marshall with veterans from throughout the state of West Virginia. The lecture, titled “Stoicism as a Philosophy for Modern Life,” will be presented by Dr. Massimo Pigliucci, who serves as the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy and the chair of the Department of Philosophy at City College of New York.
Bill Noe Flight School to officially open Aug. 10
July 30, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School will have its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the new facility at Yeager Airport in Charleston. Marshall’s classroom building and 12,000-square-foot hangar are located on Eagle Mountain Road, just past the Capital Jet Center.
Five incoming freshmen recognized as Underwood-Smith Scholars
Five students who will begin their undergraduate studies at Marshall University this fall were recognized as 2021 Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars. They were part of a group of 25 who will be attending higher education institutions throughout West Virginia.
Agreement with Glenville State will offer bachelor’s degree in nursing on their campus
Marshall University and Glenville State College have reached an agreement that will help the future of nurses in the state.
West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network to host annual statewide conference
July 27, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network is hosting its 2nd annual state conference Friday, Sept. 24  in Lewisburg, West Virginia, at West Virginia Building Annex, located on the state fairgrounds. This year’s conference will revolve around the theme of music, while being focused on students.
Physical therapy study agreement reached with Davis & Elkins
The Marshall University School of Physical Therapy has partnered with Davis & Elkins College to provide physical therapy students at Davis & Elkins a new route toward a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
Alumni honored by Public Relations Society of America
Alumni from the Marshall University Public Relations (MU-PR) academic program earned 10 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) professional Tribus Awards this month for their work on three nonprofit strategic communications campaigns completed during their time as students at Marshall in 2019 and 2020.
Psychologists, students present as part of online Comic-Con International
Psychologists from Marshall University’s Psy.D. program were again invited to be part of Comic-Con International this summer, which will be online for the second year. Comic-Con@Home featured hundreds of panel discussions that included actors, writers and other famous names from television, movies, gaming and comics July 23-25 at https://www.comic-con.org/frontpage.