Dr. Greg Michaelson, an assistant professor in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), has received the award for Technological Advancement from the National Steel Bridge Alliance during the 2018 Prize Bridge competition. Michaelson and team were recognized for work on a folded steel gate girder bridge and received the award at the 2018 Steel Conference / World Steel Bridge Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland.
John Sammons, an associate professor at Marshall University, has been invited to serve on the National White Collar Crime Center Cybercrime Advisory Board.
The Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia (Alliance) is partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), the West Virginia Small Business Development Center and others to welcome the National SBIR Road Tour to Huntington on June 21, giving small business owners and researchers the opportunity to learn firsthand about America’s largest federal seed fund, which awards more than $2.5 billion annually. This day-long conference will be hosted on the Marshall University Huntington campus, in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex.
Students from across the region will learn in-demand computer coding skills June 25-29 during Python Coding for Kids Camp at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Huntington.
The Charles L. and Shirley E. Roberts Scholarship has been established by the Marshall University Foundation Inc. to benefit a West Virginia student involved with a faith-based/ religious student organization who plans to study in the Lewis College of Business. Preference will also be given to graduates of Hundred High School and Cabell Midland High School.
Marshall University has partnered with Huntington High School and initiated a new Japanese sister school program to allow more students learn the Japanese language and more about Japanese culture.
Some of the best jazz piano players in the world and some of jazz’s most acclaimed artists will be gathering in Huntington, West Virginia, this month for the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival, in conjunction with the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition June 22-23. The Jazz Piano Competition is among the largest competitions of its type in the world, and will be a triennial event in Huntington offering an awards package of more than $200,000 in cash and prizes.
Students in the Weisberg Division of Computer Science in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering have teamed up with students at St. Joseph Catholic Schools to participate in the VEX Robotics Competition. The first year was so successful that students at the grade school and middle school levels advanced to the World Championship earlier this month.
Dr. Wael Zatar, dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University, has been named the chair of the Student Education Committee of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Marc A. Subik, M.D., to their gastroenterology teams of providers.