Marshall to welcome outstanding intercultural students this weekend

Some of the most academically advanced minority high school juniors and seniors in West Virginia and nearby Ohio and Kentucky metro high schools will converge at Marshall University this weekend, Oct. 27 through 28, for the Annual Intercultural Student Scholars Weekend.

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Rec Center launches adventures in the wild program

Marshall University’s new “Adventures in the Wild” program will prepare its students to survive in the wilderness and also provide students with leadership skills. These students will learn how to function in the back country, primarily within West Virginia, according to Chad Steen, outdoor pursuits coordinator for the Marshall Recreation Center.

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Marathoner pays it forward by raising funds for others with hearing loss

Neil Johnson has been blessed with the ability to hear through the cutting-edge science of a cochlear implant. Now, he has decided to pay it forward and raise funds for The Luke Lee Listening and Language Lab, also known as “The L,” which is the first preschool program in West Virginia providing listening and spoken language instruction for children with hearing loss.

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Food Day to be celebrated with the 100-Mile Meal

Last year, over 300 universities across the U.S. organized events to celebrate Food Day and for the fourth year, Marshall University will continue to join the movement. Food Day, a nationwide celebration of healthful and affordable foods, advocates for better food policies on a local, state and federal level.

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Megri selected as October Resident of the Month

Mohammed Megri, M.D., has been selected as the October Resident of the Month at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education.

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