Marshall University closed Friday, Jan. 22

MU-Alert: Marshall University will be closed Friday, Jan. 22. This applies to all campuses and centers and includes university offices. The university is scheduled to reopen with normal operations on Monday, Jan. 25. Some university operations, including residence halls, the Recreation Center, Drinko Library Study Center, Memorial Student Center, Harless Dining Hall and other essential services will continue with schedule modifications. For the latest schedules and information, see below under “Latest News & Announcements.” Students are advised to contact their instructors for any updates to their course schedules and assignments. Residence hall rooms are available for commuter students and staff who are unable to travel. To secure a room, contact Tracey Eggleston at eggleston3@marshall.edu or 304-696-6004. The university’s policy regarding inclement weather is online at http://www.marshall.edu/ucomm/weatheremergency-closings.

 


Engineering professor named finalist for West Virginia Professor of the Year

Dr. Andrew Nichols, a professor of civil engineering at Marshall University, has been named one of the five finalists for the West Virginia Professor of the Year award. The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia will announce the winner in early March, according to Marshall’s provost, Dr. Gayle Ormiston.

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Nine projects selected for Marshall and WVU health grants program

Marshall University and West Virginia University have awarded $426,234 in grants to nine projects that promote health-related partnerships between the two schools.  This collaborative program is coordinated through the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI).

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Kim Selected as January Resident of the Month

Jeffery Kim, M.D., an orthopaedic resident at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been selected as the January Resident of the Month, Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean and designated institution official for graduate medical education, has announced. Continue reading…


New director of military and veterans affairs ‘a great fit’

Kim White is a military veteran who has experience in higher education and mental health. She also is a doctoral student in Curriculum and Instruction at Marshall University, which she believes makes her “a great fit” for her new position at MU – director of military and veterans affairs.

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51st annual meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society to be held in Huntington

Marshall University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will serve as host to the 51st annual meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society April 7-9 in the Big Sandy Conference Center in Huntington. The conference is themed “Reinventing and Reinvesting in the Local for Our Common Good.”

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School of Medicine researchers review thyroid cancer test for efficacy

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine clinician researchers have published a review looking at the efficacy of a diagnostic thyroid cancer test becoming routinely used in hospitals and medical centers across the country.

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