Featured News Archive

Fat cells found to play a central role in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy
July 1, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
New research from a team at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine reveals the central role of fat cells in the systemic oxidant stress observed in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy.
Students receive grants from NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium
Students Darby McCloud, Michael Smith, Brendin Flinn and Ashley Dague from Marshall University’s College of Science have received $5,000 research grants from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium and will be working alongside Marshall faculty as part of Marshall University’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.
Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital welcome internal medicine and pediatric hospitalist
With the addition of Andrea M. Lauffer, M.D., Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) continue to grow their team of experienced physicians to meet the pediatric health care needs of the Tri-State community.
School of Medicine welcomes incoming residents, fellows virtually
June 30, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
A virtual orientation program June 15-30 is kicking off the next phase of training for 100 incoming resident physicians and fellows at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Board of Governors approves reduced 2020-21 budget; No tuition or residence hall increases for coming academic year
June 25, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
The Marshall University Board of Governors today approved the institution’s budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The $293 million budget is a decrease from last year because of anticipated revenue shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the related uncertainty regarding fall enrollment and financial markets. A plan to reduce university expenditures
Return-To-Campus comprehensive guide unveiled
June 25, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
The Marshall University Board of Governors today approved a comprehensive guide that will steer the university into the fall academic term and beyond.
School of Medicine cancels seventh annual Standing Out in Our Field fundraiser
June 24, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has announced that its largest annual scholarship fundraiser, Standing Out in Our Field, set for Sept. 19, will not be held in 2020.
President announces plan to target racism on campus
June 22, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert has announced the beginning stages of a long-term plan to address racism, bias and discrimination on campus, including creation of the “Coalition for Anti-Racism,” a nascent group which will advise the president and other Marshall organizations.
Environmental conditions found to affect stability of virus that causes COVID-19
June 19, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
A new study led by Marshall University researcher M. Jeremiah Matson found that environmental conditions affect the stability of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human nasal mucus and sputum.
Rescheduled spring commencement planned at Joan C. Edwards Stadium
June 18, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
Marshall University is planning its rescheduled spring commencement ceremony for May 2020 graduates at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.