Featured News Archive

New student orientation sessions begin June 7
June 3, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Registration for New Student Orientation is now open for all incoming-first time freshman and transfer students at www.marshall.edu/orientation. All new students, including freshman and transfer, are expected to participate in an orientation session.
Huntington High School senior awarded Rotary scholarship
Benjamin Paul McElroy, a graduating senior at Huntington High School, has been awarded the Huntington Rotary Club Scholarship.
Yeager Scholar receives Fulbright Award
June 1, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Rafael Alfonso, a rising sophomore student at Marshall University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award from the Fulbright Commission to study Technology, Creativity, and Innovation at the Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute in the University of Strathclyde and the Glasgow School of Art in Glasgow, Scotland.
Research awards announced for faculty, undergraduates
June 1, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2022 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Spring 2023 John Marshall Scholars Award program.
Dr. Friday Simpson establishes scholarship for future primary care physicians
June 1, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Local primary care physician Friday G. Simpson, M.D., has established a new scholarship at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for future primary care physicians in West Virginia.
Service Wire Company makes $1 million gift in support of new business school building
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that Service Wire Company has committed $1 million in support of the Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University.
Juneteenth Celebration to be held June 16 for campus and community
May 31, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University will host a Juneteenth Celebration on Thursday, June 16, from 2:30-5 p.m. The program is free and open to the public and will feature food and live music from FourChill. The event will be held under a tent on Harless Field on Fifth Ave. between Harless Dining Hall and City National Bank. Juneteenth
Marshall Health, Mountain Health Network perform state’s first cardioneuroablation
May 27, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Cardiologists at Marshall Health last week performed a cardioneuroablation for vasovagal syncope and bradycardia at St. Mary’s Medical Center, a member of Mountain Health Network. This is the first time this procedure has been performed in West Virginia.
Medical school dean to step down after decade of service
May 25, 2022 · Featured, News Release
After leading Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for 10 years, Dean Joseph I. Shapiro has announced he will step down from his position June 30 and will assume a tenured faculty position at the school. “I have been honored to direct the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine this past decade, and
Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2022 inducted
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business inducted its Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2022 in a ceremony April 22 in the Don Morris Room at the Memorial Student Center. Forty-four students were inducted in the Class of 2022, one of the largest in the chapter’s history.