Rec the Halls aims to spread the holiday spirit

The Marshall Recreation Center and the Marshall University First-Year Residence Halls are striving to do something good this holiday season to help several local agencies and children in the Tri-State community through Rec the Halls with Holiday Hopes.

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Marshall music to celebrate TubaChristmas

Huntington will be one of more than 250 cities participating in TubaChristmas, thanks to Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre. Marshall’s Director of Bands, Brian Walden, will conduct West Virginia TubaChristmas, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Huntington Mall.

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Engineering professor to speak at winter commencement

Dr. Andrew P. Nichols, who last spring received the Dr. Charles E. Hedrick Outstanding Faculty Award at Marshall University for the 2014-2015 academic year, will be the keynote speaker at MU’s winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 12.

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School of Medicine hosts U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins for research roundtables

More than a dozen Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine medical and biomedical students, as well as faculty and staff, had the opportunity to talk with U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) today about biomedical research and the federal funding mechanisms used to pay for it.

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University to collect donations for Barboursville Veterans Home

The Marshall University Heart of Appalachia Talent Search (HATS) Program, Army ROTC and the office of Military and Veterans Affairs are working together to collect donations for local veterans.
Items are being collected on the Huntington campus of Marshall University through Dec. 1, according to Angela Holley, director of the HATS program. The have been collecting on campus since Oct. 15.

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Community invited to annual Herd Holiday event Dec. 1

Kids of all ages from throughout the community are invited to join Marshall University for A Herd Holiday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.

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Marshall and Mountwest announce new articulation agreements

Marshall University and Mountwest Community & Technical College recently completed two new articulation agreements in the spirit of cooperation and to facilitate the efficient transfer of students between the two quality institutions of higher learning.

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GIS Day being held today

Marshall University is conducting GIS Day with activities for local high school students and Marshall undergraduate and graduate students on the Huntington campus today, Wednesday, Nov. 18, Dr. Jamie Leonard, a Marshall geography professor, said.

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