MU to host Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration

Marshall University’s College of Education and Professional Development will serve as host to the 57th annual conference of the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration Friday, Oct. 7, and Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Charleston.

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1,900 MU freshmen head for Keith-Albee Friday for convocation

Approximately 1,900 Marshall University freshmen, escorted by MU police and President Jerome Gilbert, will walk in one large group via Fourth Avenue from the Huntington campus to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Friday morning, Aug. 19, for the annual President’s Freshman Convocation.

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Rachel E. Edwards, M.D., recognized as August Resident of the Month

Rachel E. Edwards, M.D., has been selected as the August 2016 Resident of the Month, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Week of Welcome to start Tuesday, Aug. 16

Marshall University is once again working to ensure incoming students feel welcomed and prepared when fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 22. University staff have worked for months to put together a schedule of activities that are both informative and fun during the annual Week of Welcome (WOW).

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School of Medicine receives nearly $2.4 million grant to study nutrition to treat disease

Uma Sundaram, M.D., vice dean for research and graduate education at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has received a five-year $2.39 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study gastrointestinal absorption of amino acids, specifically glutamine, and its effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is particularly prevalent in West Virginia and the Appalachian region.

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