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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Teacher training, classroom kits enable inquiry-based learning

Throughout 2016, Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab Satellite Network will launch an educational project called Nearby Nature that will enable middle- and high-school students in Pennsylvania and West Virginia to study scientific phenomena in almost any outdoor space, in both built and natural settings.

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Burnis Morris chosen as a History Hero for work and support of Woodson Foundation’s historical programs and services

Burnis Morris, Marshall University’s Dr. Carter G. Woodson Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been selected as a 2016 History Hero, for which he will be honored during the West Virginia History Day at the Legislature program Friday, Jan. 29.

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