MURC News Archive

Chemistry professor awarded nearly $400,000 for research
The National Science Foundation has awarded $366,624 for a research project at Marshall University that could have findings affecting everything from how to protect humans during space travel to how to store drugs and vaccines at room temperature.
Center of Excellence for Recovery to hold free Spring Prevention Conference and Celebration
May 6, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University is partnering with several statewide organizations to empower higher education student leaders at 10 southern West Virginia institutions with skills to assist their institutions and communities in preventing substance use and misuse. The project’s second annual Spring Prevention Conference and Celebration will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, May 12, and from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, West Virginia.
iCenter welcomes Shives as new entrepreneur in residence
Marshall’s iCenter in the Lewis College of Business has welcomed a new entrepreneur in residence. Ariana Shives is a UX and UI (user experience and user interface) designer. As entrepreneur in residence, Shives mentors students from the Brad D. Smith Student Incubator and supports the iCenter with innovation across the university.
Technology Transfer Office to present intellectual property seminars
May 4, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Technology Transfer Office (TTO) will present two free seminars on Wednesday, May 18.
New study reviews anti-cancer activity of sustained release capsaicin formulations
May 4, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
A study by a team of researchers at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine provides the first published in-depth description of the anti-cancer activity of capsaicin sustained release formulations. Capsaicin is naturally found in chili peppers and is the agent that provides the hot and spicy taste when eating chili peppers. Sustained release formulation of capsaicin are being explored for extended anti-cancer activity.
WV Behavioral Health Workforce and Health Equity Training Center offering continuing education series
May 2, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The West Virginia Behavioral Health Workforce and Health Equity Training Center at Marshall University is set to offer another series of continuing education sessions.
Research Corporation’s Prevention Empowerment Partnership to host Drug Take-Back Day Saturday
April 27, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Prevention Empowerment Partnership (PEP), an initiative of the Marshall University Research Corporation, will host the National Drug Take-Back Day in partnership with the Cabell County Sheriff's Department and Marshall University School of Pharmacy. The National Drug Take-Back Day will take place Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walgreens on 4th Avenue and in Drug Emporium at the Barboursville Mall.
Rising Student Leaders Recognized Statewide
April 20, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Three students were honored with the #WVSolutions Seekers – Rising Leader in West Virginia Award, during the #WVSolutions Seekers Student Leadership Conference earlier this month.
West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network to celebrate National Collegiate Recovery Week
April 6, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network (WVCRN) is celebrating National Collegiate Recovery Week April 11-15 with a series of free events across southern West Virginia.
Japanese Outreach Program to feature origami cranes at Huntington Museum of Art in the name of peace
March 23, 2022 · Featured, MURC, News Release
A project titled “Thousands of Origami Cranes” will be on display at the Huntington Museum of Art starting Saturday, March 26, and running through Sunday, June 26.