Marshall University’s Department of Public Health has established the Minority Health Institute to address health disparities and health equity among minority and underserved populations in the state of West Virginia.
Marshall University psychology faculty will host a panel discussion from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Fat Patty’s on 3rd Avenue in Huntington.
Marshall University and Marshall Health will sponsor its annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room. Continue reading…
The Society of Yeager Scholars has opened the application process for its 33rd class of students.
Marshall University’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series will continue its Fall 2018 series with a presentation by veteran investigative journalist Charles Lewis, speaking on the topic of “Twist and Shout: Public Discourse, Political Dysfunction and Democracy in America.” He will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Lewis will discuss the importance of having an informed American public to maintain a healthy democracy, and the challenges that arise when so many facts are considered debatable or matters of opinion.
Twenty years ago, Zijian Xie, Ph.D., director of the Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and professor in the department of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, discovered the scaffolding/signaling function of the Na/K-ATPase sodium pump, a significant research finding that has had tremendous applications in both biology and medicine.
The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP) program, spearheaded by the University of Kentucky, has received $3.5 million in renewed funding over the next five years by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award will assist the alliance’s 10 institutions of higher learning from across the two states to continue its efforts in increasing the number of underrepresented students completing degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Faith Farley of the Marshall University School of Physical Therapy has earned a position on Team USA to compete in the 2018 World Championship for Functional Fitness in London, England Oct. 5-7.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine researcher W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant for his work with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).
Marshall University’s Society of Yeager Scholars will present the 31st annual Yeager Symposium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on Marshall’s Huntington campus. World-renowned storyteller Adam Booth will present Regional Storytelling Traditions and the Importance of an Appalachian Di-y’all-ect. Admission is free.