Chad Walters and Kimberly Drinko Walters have made a $25,000 gift to support the operations of the West Virginia Autism Training Center.
Yuhao Zhou, in collaboration with Marshall University piano faculty member Dr. Henning Vauth, will give his senior recital in Marshall’s Smith Recital Hall at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29. The program will include works by Niccolò Paganini, Dmitri Shostakovich, Ludwig van Beethoven and Henryk Wieniawski.
Progenesis Technologies, a biotechnology company headquartered in Huntington, West Virginia, and with ties to Marshall University, has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for $1.06 million over a two-year period.
Marshall University has joined forces with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA); NAADAC (National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors), the Association for Addiction Professionals; and the West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities in the Department of Health and Human Resources to host a collegiate Workforce Forum on Tuesday, April 25, to encourage college students to enter into the addiction and mental health workforce.
Following months of preparation, Marshall University’s 14th annual Empty Bowls will begin when the doors of the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington open at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28.
The Marshall University School of Physical Therapy will hold its 5th annual White Coat Ceremony and Presentation Day at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the St. Mary’s Center for Education. The White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage that marks the student’s transition into a clinical environment, according to Program Director Dr. Scott Davis.
Marshall University’s Choral Union will be joined by the area’s longest-running brass quintet, Lincoln Brass, for “Joy and Woe,” a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in Smith Recital Hall on the university’s Huntington campus.
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert this morning released the following statement regarding Huntington winning the grand prize in the America’s Best Communities competition:
“On behalf of the Marshall University family, congratulations to the City of Huntington and Mayor Steve Williams for the outstanding news last night that our city won first place and $3 million in the America’s Best Communities competition.
Marshall University’s Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program has achieved candidacy status toward full accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Jennifer Niemann, an undergraduate student in the Marshall University Department of Mathematics, has received a national research award sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE).