The federal Student Support Services (SSS) TRiO Program housed within Marshall University – one of the oldest such programs in the nation – has received a grant award totaling $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
A Marshall University faculty member has tied for the top award in a competition for first-time authors for her book examining Barcelona’s successful system of food markets.
As a prelude to internationally renowned flute virtuoso Jean Ferrandis’ debut appearance with the Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre will host a flute master class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Jomie Jazz Forum on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The Special Collections Department and the Morrow Stacks in the James E. Morrow Library on Marshall University’s Huntington campus will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Marshall University’s Women’s Studies Student Association and Women’s Center will join CONTACT of Huntington and Branches in a rally at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, on the Memorial Student Center Plaza to raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence.
Marshall University Career Services will conduct its annual fall Career Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room on the Huntington campus. The expo is open to all Marshall students and alumni. MU faculty, too, are encouraged to support the event not only by attending themselves to network, but also by encouraging students to attend.
Jazz composer, arranger, pianist and educator Earl MacDonald will perform with Marshall University School of Music and Theatre students and faculty with his own compositions and arrangements at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
More than 400 elementary school children from around the tri-state region will visit Marshall University from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, to learn about the brain and nervous system through activities and games.
The documentary Inequality for All will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in room BE5 of Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. The documentary focuses on former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich’s mission to raise awareness of the widening economic gap in the United States.
Students at the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, along with several Marshall Health clinical departments, are gearing up for Cabell Huntington Hospital’s SeniorFest, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26, at the hospital.