Featured News Archive

MUsic Mondays returns to Cellar Door Sept. 16
The Marshall University School of Music resumes the lecture series MUsic Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave. The 2019-2020 series, titled “The B List,” will explore composers whose surnames begin with “B,” culminating in the Fall of 2020 with an all-Beethoven series to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Marshall in top tier of nation’s universities for the first time
September 9, 2019 · Featured, News Release
For the first time, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings have recognized Marshall University among the nation’s top higher education institutions.
Counseling Center to sponsor suicide prevention awareness events
September 6, 2019 · Featured, News Release
The Marshall Counseling Center will host several outreach activities for mental health awareness, for suicide prevention and to help foster positive mental health for students.
Heroes of International Housekeeping Week honored
September 6, 2019 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University will highlight and honor the hard work of its housekeeping and grounds staff Saturday, Sept. 7, through Friday, Sept. 14, during International Housekeeping Week. The university has organized a series of events to show appreciation to those who help Marshall’s campus and facilities shine.
Psy.D. program reaccredited by the American Psychological Association
The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program at Marshall University has been reaccredited, and this time has been awarded 10 years of accreditation by the American Psychological Association, the maximum amount of time that any program can be awarded.
Music faculty to perform Duo Recital Sept. 13
Marshall University faculty members Dr. Alexander Lee, tenor, and Dr. Henning Vauth, piano, will present art songs by composers from around the world, including the U.S., Germany, Italy, France and Russia.
Tickets available for Sept. 20 School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame ceremony
Tickets are available for the Friday, Sept. 20, ceremony to honor five graduates of Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) who are being inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
Physical therapy professor invents therapeutic device to improve patient outcomes
Dr. Brad Profitt, assistant professor in the Marshall University School of Physical Therapy, has developed a therapeutic device used to regain knee extension after an injury or surgery. Profitt has a patent pending for his invention and recently received a $10,000 grant from the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) to develop and produce a prototype.
School of Pharmacy welcomes new chair, faculty to its department of pharmaceutical sciences and research
The Marshall University School of Pharmacy has selected Boyd R. Rorabaugh, Ph.D., as professor and chair of its department of pharmaceutical sciences and research. The department also welcomes Melinda E. Varney, Ph.D., as an assistant professor and Mohammad Ahsanul Akbar, M.Pharm., Ph.D., as an instructor.
Marshall, U.S. Department of Homeland Security team up to combat opioid crisis
Marshall University has joined in partnership with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to leverage resources to combat the opioid epidemic.