MURC News Archive

Telomere research published in Nature Communications
Findings from a recent research project, conducted by a Marshall University scientist and assistant professor in the Marshall University College of Science, with researchers in Texas, was recently published in the December issue of the prestigious online journal, Nature Communications.
Maier Foundation awards university $1.5 million to boost aviation program
December 17, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
West Virginia-based Maier Foundation, a non-profit, charitable corporation, has contributed $1.5 million to Marshall University to assist in development of the university’s aviation program, which is scheduled to begin in fall 2021.
Marshall, Mountwest pen historic pact creating two-year degree in aviation maintenance
November 22, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
Marshall University and Mountwest Community & Technical College, in cooperation with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), have signed an agreement to offer a joint Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) degree for the education of aviation maintenance technicians.
Marshall receives AAALAC International reaccreditation
November 18, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
Marshall University’s Animal Care and Use Program has received full three-year accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International.
Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference registration now open
November 1, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
Southern West Virginia will be in the spotlight this coming fall, as the Alliance for Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and Coalfield Development are teaming up once again for the second annual Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference.
Grant to assist students with disabilities
Marshall University has received a five-year grant totaling more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.
Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia to set up a Collegiate Recovery Network in Southern West Virginia
October 30, 2019 · Featured, MURC, Press Releases
The Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia has been awarded $321,653 by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Behavioral Health from the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant.
Stephen J. Kopp Hall dedicated at School of Pharmacy
Just 16 months ago, an empty lot stood at the corner of Charleston Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard in the Fairfield section of Huntington. Today, that same lot is graced by the impressive Stephen J. Kopp Hall, now home to the Marshall University School of Pharmacy.
Marshall celebrates new R2 research status
May 8, 2019 · MURC, Press Releases
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert this afternoon joined Vice President for Research John M. Maher, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Chairman Michael J. Farrell and university mascot Marco to unveil a plaque commemorating the university’s climb in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Intellectual property seminars to focus on 3-D designs and manufactured goods, pharmaceuticals and medical devices
April 18, 2019 · MURC, Press Releases
The Marshall University Technology Transfer Office will present three free intellectual property (IP) seminars next month in Huntington.