MU to host presentation on ‘Mobilizing Communities Against Human Trafficking’

Marshall University’s digital forensics and information assurance program will host Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) for a presentation titled “Mobilizing Communities Against Human Trafficking,” planned for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center.

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Film studies program to screen student-produced movies

Marshall University will host the Second Annual Marshall Student Short Film Festival at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Room 154 of Smith Hall.

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Workshop with musical duo l’Artiste Ordinaire to be held March 28

The Marshall University School of Music will present a two-day residency program with artists David Moreau and Melissa Grey, who make up the duo l’Artiste Ordinaire and create sound-based performances pulling together music, visual art, science and creative technologies. They will be on campus March 28-29 as part of the Joan C. Edwards Visiting Professor in the Arts program in the university’s College of Arts and Media.

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Pulitzer Prize winners to discuss media and informed citizens

Two Pulitzer Prize winners will review the development of the stories that earned their recognition and discuss the role journalism plays in fostering informed citizens at a free public forum at 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Acclaimed classical guitarist to perform, conduct workshop

Internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Dr. Daniel Bolshoy will visit Marshall University for a two-day residency. He will perform a classical guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Jomie Jazz Center Forum, and he will conduct a workshop titled “The Intersection of Health, Artistic Expression and Technique” at 9 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Smith Recital Hall.

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Broadcast students take home awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Students from WMUL-FM, Marshall University’s public radio station, won four first-place awards and four finalist awards in the four radio categories available in the 2017 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Contest for Region Four. The awards were presented March 10 at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.

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University offices to be closed Friday

Marshall University offices will be closed on Friday, March 23, to allow employees to take two half-day holidays in observance of President’s Day and Veteran’s Day.

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A capella group to perform April 14

Marshall University’s contemporary a cappella ensemble, 3rd Avenue, will present its Spring Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Smith Recital Hall on the Huntington campus.

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