MURC News Archive

West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network to host annual statewide conference
July 27, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network is hosting its 2nd annual state conference Friday, Sept. 24  in Lewisburg, West Virginia, at West Virginia Building Annex, located on the state fairgrounds. This year’s conference will revolve around the theme of music, while being focused on students.
Navy awards two research awards to research corporation
The Marshall University Research Corporation was recently named the awardee on two grants from the U.S. Navy. The first is a $104,992 federal contract for Herpetofaunal and Small Mammal Survey. The second is a $89,817 contract for a vegetation survey and assessment of vegetation vulnerability to sea-level rise.
Project Aware collaboration hosts training in Harrison County
July 14, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University Center of Excellence for Recovery, along with many partners through West Virginia, is set to host the next in a set of behavioral health trainings in the state, this one in Harrison County. The collaboration brings the Center of Excellence for Recovery together with the West Virginia Department of Education, the WV Bureau
Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer
According to researchers at Marshall University, a maternal diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids protects from breast cancer development in offspring. In a new study recently published by Frontiers in Cell and Development Biology, researchers noted a significant difference in mice from mothers that were fed a diet rich in canola oil, compared with mothers fed a diet rich in corn oil.
Collegiate Recovery Community providing scholarships for those in recovery
May 11, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is establishing three new recovery scholarship opportunities for students for the summer 2021 sessions.
NIH awards professor $1.8 million for nicotine addiction research
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Brandon J. Henderson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been awarded a Research Project Grant (R01), one of the most competitive grants issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Center of Excellence project participating in National Prevention Week
May 10, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of and action around mental health and/or substance use disorders. Each year, National Prevention Week includes daily themes to focus on major substance use and mental health topics.
Free app for students dealing with substance use disorder
May 7, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
Marshall University is partnering with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to provide help for students who may be struggling with substance use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Athletic training students win first place in WVATA Quiz Bowl competition
Students in Marshall University’s athletic training program were recognized for their first-place win in the 2021 West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) Quiz Bowl competition held last month.
Research corporation announces awards for faculty and undergraduates
April 22, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced the winners of the Summer 2021 Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Research Awards and the Fall 2021 John Marshall Scholars Award program.