Marshall University’s Student Government Association made history this week with the election of the university’s first-ever all-female ticket.
Shayne M. Gue, M.D., a Huntington native and 2015 graduate of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has established an endowed scholarship at the School of Medicine in honor of his grandparents, Garee and Mary Ransbottom.
Marshall University’s Office of Career Education (Career Services) will conduct their annual Spring Career Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room on the Huntington campus. The expo is open to all Marshall students, faculty and alumni. Recruiters will be sharing information on part-time, full-time and internship positions.
Marshall University is seeking local high school students interested in learning more about the world of cybercrime, digital forensics and cyber security. The university’s digital forensics and information assurance program will host its 10th annual “Cyber Day,” a one-day event, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, for local students in grades 9-12.
Marshall University’s Jazz Ensemble I will go on a mini-tour with “America’s Got Talent” Season 6 winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. April 4-6 throughout West Virginia. Under the direction of Jeff Wolfe, the ensemble and Murphy will present clinics at high schools and perform evening public concerts in Parkersburg, Beckley and Lewisburg.
Marshall University senior Hunter Barclay placed first in the Persuasive Speaking segment of the International Forensics Association speech and debate tournament March 11-12 in Berlin, Germany. He also earned fourth place in Impromptu Speaking. The competition included about 150 contestants from throughout the world.
Marshall University’s Department of Physics will host two public lectures by quantum physicist Dr. Luis Orozco April 3 and 4 at Marshall University on the Huntington campus. The lectures are co-sponsored by the American Physical Society.
Marshall University’s Lifelong Learning Program, part of the university’s Center for Continuing Education, will celebrate its first anniversary at a reception Friday, March 29, on Marshall’s Huntington campus. The event will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center.
James B. Becker, M.D., vice dean for government relations, health care policy and external affairs for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and an associate professor in the department of family and community health, has been named the 25th Distinguished John Deaver Drinko Academy Fellow at Marshall University.
Marshall University’s School of Music will present a concert and a master class with performer Kaitlyn Davis.