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Marshall University’s Office of Career Education is hosting a series of spring events aimed at preparing students for entering the marketplace. The following is a list of events that are open to all students. Business Professional Fashion Show, Monday, Feb. 26, Noon to 1 p.m., Don Morris Room, Memorial Student Center A partnership with Dress

Marshall University will host Clare Tuffy, the esteemed steward of Brú na Bóinne, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Ireland. Tuffy’s decades-long commitment to preserving cultural heritage and sustainable practices has garnered international acclaim. Event Details: Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: Drinko Library, Room 402 Brú na Bóinne, situated on the

Marshall University will host an Admitted Student Social, an event designed to connect admitted students with essential resources and opportunities. The admitted student social welcomes those already committed to being a part of the Marshall family or those curious about campus life as they still make their college decision. Event details: Date: Saturday, Feb. 24,

Internationally renowned saxophonist Douglas Masek has been named as a Joan C. Edwards Distinguished Professor and will perform at 7:30 p.m., March 8, in the Jomie Jazz Forum on the Huntington campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Masek has an extensive record of professional performances around the world as a soloist,

The Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program at Marshall University proudly announces a 100% placement rate for all students who participated in the pre-doctoral internship match process. These dedicated students have secured placements in various mental health settings across the nation, where they will spend a full year providing essential mental health services at their assigned sites.

The Marshall University  School of Theatre and Dance will present “The Wolves,” a play by Sarah DeLappe, at 7:30 p.m. nightly Feb. 21-24 in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.   “The Wolves” is an inside look at the lives of nine girls playing for an indoor soccer team

A new collaborative, rural psychiatry residency between the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Rivers Health in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, earned initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  The new rural psychiatry program is sponsored by the Marshall Community Health Consortium, which is composed of the School

The Marshall University Foundation has announced the establishment of The Chafin Law Firm Scholarship, generously endowed by Truman and Letitia “Tish” Neese Chafin. Both have marketing degrees from Marshall, graduating in 1967 and 1986, respectively. The Chafin Law Firm is a small, specialized practice in the heart of the West Virginia coalfields in Mingo County

Charles “Charley” H. McKown Jr., M.D., dean emeritus at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the age of 89. Survivors include his wife, Sherry Wilson McKown; daughter, Dr. Sheri Mouw, and her husband, Ted Mouw; and four grandchildren, Arthur, Ella, Clara and Lucy. Born and

For the first time in its six-year history, a TEDxMarshallU talk has been promoted to an official TED talk, reaching over a million total views in less than three weeks. Kathleen McAuliffe, an award-winning science journalist and adjunct professor at the University of Miami, first presented her talk about the influences of a person’s gut