Mathematics awarded $170K grant from National Security Agency

A group of faculty within Marshall University’s Department of Mathematics has been awarded a $170,000 grant from the National Security Agency (NSA). The grant will be used to fund undergraduate research and develop a scientific workforce in Appalachia, according to Dr. Elizabeth Niese, principal investigator for the project.

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John Jasko, M.D., named Castle Connolly ‘Top Doctor’

John J. Jasko, M.D., a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and assistant professor at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been named to Castle Connolly’s list of America’s Top Doctors®.

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Society of Composers regional conference to be held Feb. 25-27

The Society of Composers Inc. Region III Conference will offer the public 10 concerts of new music by internationally recognized composers on Marshall University’s Huntington campus Thursday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Feb. 27.

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Fiction writer to read from his newest book Feb. 16

Fiction writer Tom Noyes will read from his newest book, Come by Here: A Novella and Stories, on Marshall University’s Huntington campus Tuesday, Feb. 16. The reading will take place at 8 p.m. in room BE4 of the Memorial Student Center as part of the A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series.

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Schools of medicine and pharmacy receive $100,000 gift

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Marshall University School of Pharmacy are recipients of a $100,000 gift from Jerry and Margaret Hodge of Amarillo, Texas.

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