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Marshall School of Medicine welcomes incoming residents, fellows
July 1, 2022 · Featured, News Release
More than 94 incoming resident physicians and fellows officially begin training July 1 at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Athletics launches first Fan Committee
June 30, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall Athletics announced Thursday the plans for its first Fan Committee. The athletic department is now accepting applications for the Marshall Fan Committee in search of members who can help create the best fan experience on Thundering Herd gamedays and throughout the year.
Hundreds of volunteers pitch in for Community Cares Week to make Huntington campus shine
June 30, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s inaugural Community Cares Week: Giving Back to the Herd was a success, with hundreds of volunteers pitching in to make a positive impact on the university’s Huntington campus. The weeklong sweat equity event focused on engaging faculty, staff, students, community members, local businesses and alumni chapters to help check off “To Do List”
Aviation Maintenance program receives FAA certification
June 29, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program received its formal FAA certification today.  This makes the program the newest FAA Part 147 aviation maintenance technician school in the country and the first of its kind in the region. 
Students in M.S. in Forensic Science program achieve highest collective score nationwide on Forensic Science Assessment Test
The graduating class of Marshall University’s Master of Science in Forensic Science program has again earned the highest collective score in the nation on the Forensic Science Assessment Test (FSAT). Since the program was accredited in 2005, Marshall’s M.S. Forensic Science students have ranked No. 1 for 11 of the 13 years that they participated.
Board of Governors meets in special session on baseball stadium
June 24, 2022 · Featured, News Release
With a clear field of vision and a strong, continued commitment to deliver a state-of-the-art baseball facility to the university and community, the Marshall University administration today presented a revised baseball stadium project statement which was unanimously approved by the Board of Governors during a special called meeting in Huntington.
Flight school to hold open house July 2
June 23, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School will host an open house for prospective students beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Yeager Airport in Charleston.
Hebert awarded SMART scholarship
June 22, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Tyler Hebert, a rising junior student, was awarded the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation scholarship.
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