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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.”
Board of Governors meets in June session
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Amid receiving end-of-year updates ranging from finance to earnings to budgets, the Marshall University Board of Governors today approved a Capital Expenditure Project Report (CEPR) for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC), should funding become available. While Marshall’s current CEPR list includes some $532 million worth of proposed projects from the 10-year campus
The Movable Project & New Ohio Review Announce Winners of Recovery-Themed Writing Contest
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Movable Project, a grassroots digital archive of recovery stories, housed at Marshall University, recently announced the winners of the 2022 Recovery Writing Contest, a partnership with the New Ohio Review, a national literary magazine. Judges considered a number of poems, stories and first-hand accounts.  First-place winners are Kari Gunter-Seymour (Ohio) and
Faculty, students to host Japanese immersion camp
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Faculty and students from Marshall University’s Department of Modern Languages will be leading Japanese Immersion Camps for students in Cabell County Schools Tuesday through Friday, June 14-17, and June 21-24, at Altizer Elementary School. This is the 10th anniversary for the Cabell County Japanese Immersion Summer Camp. There will be a showcase
Professor named president of Historic Glenwood Foundation
June 13, 2022 · Featured, News Release
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. –Marshall University Professor Dr. Luke Eric Lassiter was named president of the Historic Glenwood Foundation at a reception on June 8. The director of the graduate humanities program at Marshall, Lassiter has served on their board and now will take over as president. The professor of humanities and anthropology has worked closely with
Felder, Painter named to new positions
June 9, 2022 · News Release
Marshall University President Brad D. Smith today announced two senior-level university administrators will assume new roles in his administration, effective July 2.
Business students take home honors from SAM International Collegiate Competition
Marshall University’s chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) brought home 27 awards from the 2022 SAM International Business Conference this spring. It won first place in the Campus Chapter Performance Program for the Large Chapter Division.
Biomedical research interns get hands-on summer experience
June 8, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine recently welcomed 16 summer interns for a nine-week biomedical research program. The participants, primarily from West Virginia colleges and universities, will conduct research that is relevant to health concerns in the Appalachian region, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, addiction disorders and cancer.
Oldaker establishes two funds honoring late wife, celebrating new business school
Marshall University alumnus Chuck Oldaker has pledged two gifts to the university honoring his late wife’s passion for education and celebrating Marshall’s new business school.
Panels of national AIDS Memorial Quilt to be displayed at Carroll Gallery
Marshall University will present an exhibition featuring 10 blocks from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, a piece of art conceived in November of 1985 by longtime San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones to create a memorial for those who had died of AIDS and help others understand the devastating impact of the disease.