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EDA award will bolster RCBI ability to deliver economic assistance during COVID-19 pandemic
July 15, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University has been awarded $300,000 by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to boost its capacity to support regional economic development in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marshall University researcher awarded $750,000 to study relationship between stress and addiction
July 15, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
Price E. Dickson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, was recently awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to further his research on the genetic relationship between stress and addiction.
Marshall Health’s section of gastroenterology continues growth
July 15, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital welcome Pramod Pantangi, M.D., to their team of gastroenterologists.
Aug. 8 commencement ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns
July 14, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, Press Releases
Marshall University today announced it has cancelled the commencement ceremony tentatively scheduled for Aug. 8 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The ceremony had already been delayed from May 2 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an e-mail message earlier today to eligible graduates, Marshall President Jerome A. Gilbert called the decision "incredibly difficult" and
Scholarship created to encourage pharmacy students from the Fairfield community
Gayle A. Brazeau, Ph.D, dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, and Daniel Brazeau, Ph.D., associate professor at the school, have endowed the Fairfield Community Pharmacy Scholarship.
School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2024
July 13, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed its newest class of medical students with a drive-thru welcome event.
Students to receive financial assistance to offset fall e-delivery fees
July 13, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, Press Releases
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Marshall University officials have announced the school will be providing financial assistance to all students who register for fall e-courses. The effort is intended to help students who may prefer to take at least some e-courses for the fall semester, and families who may be struggling financially from economic
Musicians join celebrities, jazz greats in a recording to benefit Arts for Illinois Relief Fund
Marshall University School of Music faculty members and former students performed last month for a music video of “Sweet Home Chicago” to benefit the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, a recording that featured 100 artists, including stars such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Belushi, Keegan-Michael Key and George Wendt, as well as jazz greats Ramsey Lewis and Kurt Elling.
Marshall Orthopaedics welcomes board-certified foot and ankle surgeon
July 13, 2020 · Featured, Press Releases
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Michael A. Gentile, D.P.M., FACFAS, to their orthopaedic team of providers.
Freshmen among the state’s first Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars
Two incoming Marshall University freshmen have been named among West Virginia's first class of Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars.