MURC News Archive

Two Marshall University faculty members are among the co-principal investigators on a neuroscience research project for which $20 million in National Science Foundation (NSF) grant funds were announced Monday as part of NSF’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 John Marshall Scholars Award program.

Marshall University President Brad D. Smith joined campus and community leaders, policymakers, and team members of the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) today to announce a new name for the long-time institute, which now will be known as the Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center.

The Prevention Empowerment Partnership (PEP), an initiative of Marshall University’s Center of Excellence for Recovery, housed within the Marshall University Research Corporation, will host the National Drug Take Back Day in partnership with the Huntington Police Department, Cabell County Sheriff’s Department and Marshall University School of Pharmacy.

Marshall University will host its annual Student Research and Creativity Symposium on April 7 and 8 on its Huntington campus. The event is aimed at showcasing undergraduate and graduate student work across the university, while hosting high caliber guest speakers from across the United States. The goal of the symposium is intended to showcase student

Mary-Louise Risher, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has received a $388,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how binge drinking during teens and early twenties disrupts brain function that can persist into adulthood. During the two-year grant, Risher will explore how

With the support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health will partner with agencies across the state, including the West Virginia Behavioral Health Workforce and Health Equity Training Center at Marshall University, to launch Weave West Virginia: Weaving Together Communities of Support for People Experiencing Substance Use and Domestic Violence.

Two faculty members from Marshall University’s School of Art and Design, Associate Professor Hanna Kozlowski and Professor Sandra Reed, received grants from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History to support creative work and promote lifelong learning and healthy aging.

The Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, housed in the Marshall University Research Corporation, was awarded $1 million to examine the experiences of transitional-aged youth (TAY) from their own perspective, using both quantitative and qualitative methods to provide a comprehensive view of the diverse pathways that lead to independence.

The Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery was awarded $500,000 from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) to develop and implement training on mental health and substance use disorder awareness in communities throughout the following West Virginian counties: Boone, Cabell, Clay, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam and Wayne.