Businessmen set to lead Brad D. Smith Business Incubator
The Marshall University Brad D. Smith Business Incubator in downtown Huntington is open and ready for business under the direction of two new co-directors who will help entrepreneurs and new businesses develop ideas and business models.
Black History Month events announced
Vice Adm. Dr. Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, and Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, chair of the history department at Harvard University, will each headline one of more than a dozen major events in observance of the 2020 Black History Month at Marshall University and in the Tri-State area.
College of Business to host CEO panel with leaders from Nike, Adobe and PayPal
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and its Brad D. Smith Schools of Business will host the inaugural CEO panel of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Huntington’s historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
School of Music to present Metropolitan Opera singer Yohan Yi
The Marshall University School of Music will host a visit from Metropolitan Opera singer Yohan Yi. He will give a master class to Marshall University voice students, which will be open to the public for viewing and a ticket-free event.
$98,809 NEH grant to increase Clio accessibility for visually impaired
The Marshall University-founded history app, Clio, has received a $98,809 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities this month to improve accessibility of the app for users who are visually impaired. Clio will collaborate with the American Foundation for the Blind on the project.
Rec Center to celebrate grand re-opening night for new F45 studio
Marshall University’s Recreation Center will host a Grand Re-Opening Night event for their new F45 studio from 5 to 9 p.m. with classes running from 5:30-6:15 p.m., 6:30-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Dr. Peter D. Ray named President of Cabell County Medical Society
The Cabell County Medical Society has elected Peter D. Ray, M.D., to serve as president of its board of directors for the 2020 calendar year.
School of Music to continue MUsic Mondays series Jan. 27
The Marshall University School of Music will continue its lecture series, MUsic Mondays, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave. in Huntington. The 2019-2020 series, titled “The B List,” is exploring composers whose surnames begin with “B,” culminating in the fall of 2020 with an all-Beethoven series to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
Faculty look to help cut textbook costs for students
Marshall University has added an open textbook program for selected courses, designed to assist students with free educational materials from the Open Access Textbook program.
Scholarship created in honor of former faculty member
The Patricia "Patty" Green Graduate Strings Scholarship has been created in honor of Green, a past violin faculty member at Marshall University and beloved teacher to generations of Huntington residents.