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School of Medicine to host 22nd annual Golf Classic
April 16, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will host its 22nd annual Golf Classic, presented by OVP Health, Tuesday, April 27, at Guyan Golf and Country Club. A number of measures will be in place to ensure social distancing and the safety of participants. The event is a four-player golf scramble with a putting
Mullens named National Collegiate Recovery Advocate of the Year
April 16, 2021 · Uncategorized
Susie Mullens, program coordinator for the West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network (WV CRN), has been named the national Collegiate Recovery Advocate of the Year, an honor organized by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education. An employee of the Marshall University Research Corporation, Mullens manages the day-to-day operations of the WV CRN, a project of
Registration now available for 2021 iPED Regional Virtual Teaching Conference
April 16, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Hosted by Marshall University’s Center for Teaching and Learning, the Inquiring Pedagogies (iPED) Regional Teaching Conference is a professional development opportunity for faculty, staff and administrators at all regionally accredited colleges and universities. The 2021 event will be held virtually Wednesday, May 5. Advance registration is required.
Brad D. Smith Business Incubator named HubSpot for Startups partner
The Brad. D. Smith Business Incubator has been approved as a HubSpot for Startups partner. The new designation means that business incubator clients will be able to access educational resources and tailored training, professional software at startup prices and an integrated platform for startups.
University, med school announce newest class of B.S./M.D. students
April 13, 2021 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University and its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have selected nine high school seniors from across West Virginia as the newest class of students for the accelerated B.S./M.D. program.
West Virginia colleges and universities to celebrate National Collegiate Recovery Day Thursday, April 15
April 12, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
The West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network (WV CRN), a program of the Marshall University Research Corporation’s Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, is collaborating with schools and organizations across the state to celebrate National Collegiate Recovery Day on Thursday, April 15.
Computer science graduate student receives Best Paper award at Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Smart Cities
Marshall University’s Hwapyeong Song, who is a graduate student studying cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering, received the “Best Paper Award” in the Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Cities in 2021. Her paper was titled “A Study of Implementing Smart Combined Sewer Systems.”
Researcher receives $400K NIH grant to study nervous system development
April 12, 2021 · Featured, MURC, News Release
W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been awarded a $399,600 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research on the differences in brain development between males and females. This line of research is critical for the development of novel, targeted therapies for individuals with neuropsychiatric developmental disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, that are known to present with significant sex differences, Risher said.
School of Pharmacy initiates new honor society members
April 12, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Eight Marshall University School of Pharmacy students joined the Rho Chi Society during a small, socially-distanced event at Kopp Hall Thursday, April 8, 2021. The event was also livestreamed so family and friends could watch. The following students, who represent the top 20% of the Class of 2023, received their pins and certificates: Alexandra Brown,
School of Pharmacy presents annual lecture in honor of founding dean
April 12, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Marshall University School of Pharmacy will host its 2021 MUSOP-Yingling Lecture at 6 pm Tuesday, April 13, via Zoom. Jan Rader, chief of the Huntington Fire Department, and Michael Kilkenny, MD, executive director of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department, will speak about substance use disorder, harm reduction, compassion fatigue and how COVID has affected efforts to combat addiction.