MURC News Archive

Staff, student leaders and trainees of the Prevention Empowerment Partnership (PEP), a project of the Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, will present at the 19th Prevention Day of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on Monday, Jan. 30, in National Harbor, Maryland. This is happening in conjunction with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions

John Marshall University Research Scholars are accepting proposals for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Deadline is February 15, 2023. Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Scholars are accepting proposals for Summer 2023 & Fall 2023. Deadline is March 23, 2023 for Summer 2023 and April 18, 2023 for Fall 2023.

The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Spring 2023 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Summer 2023 John Marshall Scholars Award program.

The West Virginia Behavioral Health Workforce and Health Equity Training Center, housed in the Marshall University Research Corporation, will host a two-day virtual polysubstance summit Dec. 14-15. Titled “In it Together: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Polysubstance Use” the conference will focus on prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery.

The Prevention Empowerment Partnership (PEP) is seeking monetary donations from the local community in hopes of reaching their goal of raising $2,100 to support the efforts and goals of their 3rd annual Holiday Card Project. The Holiday Card Project focuses on 75-100 Cabell County youth of middle school and high school age, who are often left out of typical community-giving events, and over 400 Cabell County seniors who are in nursing homes or homebound.

Students from multiple institutions in the West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network, housed in the Marshall University Research Corporation, have been selected to take part in the national Collegiate Recovery Leadership Academy, sponsored by the SAFE Project.

The West Virginia Antibiotic Awareness initiative at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has received additional funding to support its efforts to encourage appropriate antibiotic use in the state of West Virginia.

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been awarded $1.11 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for a new initiative that takes an innovative, multigenerational approach to workforce development. The Career Opportunities for Appalachian Legacy (COAL) project will leverage the success of the Creating Opportunities for Recovery Employment (CORE) initiative at

Marshall University (Marshall) today was awarded $1.5 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to establish West Virginia Grant Resource Centers (Grant Centers) to assist communities and other eligible applicants in developing competitive grant applications. The project is a collaboration among Marshall, West Virginia University (WVU), and the State of West Virginia’s Department of Economic Development (WVDED).

The Appalachian Transportation Institute (ATI), housed in the Marshall University Research Corporation, is the recipient of a $586,965 federal grant to improve crash report analysis in the state of West Virginia. ATI’s primary goal with the award is to develop partnerships with commercial motor vehicle (CMV) stakeholders in West Virginia to improve the accuracy and accessibility of CMV crash data so that more efficient enforcement activities and geometric improvements can be executed in priority locations.