MURC News Archive

Division of Aviation to receive $1M
September 13, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University is set to receive $1 million in federal funding aimed at increasing the university’s ability to provide an increased workforce in aviation for the area.
Prevention Empowerment Partnership to host teen prevention summit
September 12, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Prevention Empowerment Partnership (PEP), an initiative of the Marshall University Research Corporation, will host a two-day Teen Drug Prevention Summit for middle and high school students aimed at reducing critical substance use issues in Cabell County.
Technology Transfer Office to present intellectual property seminars
September 2, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Technology Transfer Office (TTO) will present free seminars on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The first seminar will be held at the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex in room 1205 from 2 to 3 p.m. and will focus on engineering-related intellectual properties. The second seminar will be held at the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science
Marshall to partner on multiple projects in $63 million federal award
An announcement Friday that nearly $63 million in federal Economic Development Authority (EDA) funding to West Virginia as part of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge equals a direct investment to Marshall University and its regional partners for projects in the Huntington-Charleston corridor.   Marshall University President Brad D. Smith congratulated Brandon Dennison and the Appalachian Climate Technologies (ACT) Now Coalition
University receives funding to provide trainings for peer recovery support specialists across West Virginia
July 21, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University has been awarded a $132,500 grant from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau of Behavioral Health (WV DHHR BBH) to develop a Peer Workforce Training Hub. The BBH seeks to expand the workforce capacity of those trained and/or seeking training and/or employed or seeking employment as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) in West Virginia.
Traumatic-Sensitive Workplace program established
July 20, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, through an agreement with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services (DHHR) Bureau of Social Services, has established the Traumatic-Sensitive Workplace program. The agreement will provide $1.3 million in funding to the center to work closely with child welfare workers throughout the state.
Shakirov wins highly competitive NIH R01 grant to continue research
Dr. Eugene Shakirov (pictured), an assistant professor of biological sciences at Marshall University, was awarded a $1.18 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support his research, “Genetic and epigenetic architecture of natural telomere length variation.”
Scientist receives grant to further stroke research
June 6, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Jinju Wang, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, received funding to further research on ischemic stroke.
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.
Collaborative cybersecurity project pairs Marshall with the U.S. Army and Civil-Military Innovation Institute
Marshall University was chosen for project in the Pathfinder program, the first West Virginia project awarded by U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) and the Civil-Military Innovation Institute (CMI2). Marshall will lead a research project that focuses on engineering and cybersecurity for technology used by the military.