School of Medicine’s golf tournament relocated due to weather

The 18th Annual Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Golf Classic, presented by BrickStreet Insurance and Natural Resource Partners, has been relocated to Sugarwood Golf Club in Lavalette due to flooding caused by recent rains.

The four-player scramble will now begin with check-in at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 3.

More than 1,700 to graduate Saturday; ceremony to be livestreamed

More than 1,700 students will graduate from Marshall University Saturday, May 7. Most will be recognized in a pair of commencement ceremonies that day at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in downtown Huntington. Visit

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Alumnus gives Department of Communications Disorders $101,000

Dan Garrett, a 1972 alumnus of Marshall University’s Department of Communications Disorders, (far right) and wife, Jo Ann, today presented a $101,000 ceremonial check to the Marshall University Foundation, Inc., to establish a scholarship and program fund to benefit Communications Disorders.

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13th annual Empty Bowls raises $17,000

With $17,000 raised, Huntington’s 13th annual Empty Bowls has provided Facing Hunger Foodbank with the power to purchase 127,500 meals for those in need in the Tri-State.

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Dean receives Outstanding Civil Engineering Educator of the Year for 2015

Dr. Wael Zatar, professor and dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University, has been named recipient of the 2015 West Virginia Outstanding Civil Engineering Educator of the Year award by the West Virginia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Shutdown Week at Rec Center scheduled May 9-13

Monday, May 9 will mark the beginning of the eighth annual Shutdown Week for the Marshall Recreation Center.  The facility will reopen on Saturday, May 14.

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School of Medicine establishes new dentistry department

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has created a new department of dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, Joseph I. Shapiro, M.D., dean of the school of medicine, announced today.

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