Team presents at Centers for Disease Control conference

Two Marshall University experts and other representatives from the state of West Virginia recently returned from a two-day visit to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta for a conference on emerging threats to women and infants, in particular the effects of the national drug epidemic on pregnant women, infants, children, families and communities.

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Music faculty member to perform piano recital Sept. 30

Dr. Henning Vauth, an associate professor of piano at Marshall University, will perform a solo recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s campus. It will feature the works of Schubert, Schumann, Pfitzner, Liszt, Petit and Debussy.

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Student chosen to represent West Virginia at national head injury conference

Sana Ghori, a senior communication disorders student in the Marshall University College of Health Professions, has been selected for a full scholarship to attend the 29th Annual National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) State of the States (SOS) in Head Injury Meeting Sept. 25-27 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Marshall to host family history class Oct. 9

Marshall University’s Libraries, along with FamilySearch.org, will host a Family History Class from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 ,on the 3rd floor of the James E. Morrow Library on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. The class is free and open to the public.

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World-renowned sports physicist to speak

The physics department in Marshall University’s College of Science will present world-renowned sports physicist Dr. John Eric Goff on Monday, Oct. 15. He will speak twice, providing a colloquium talk on “Friction Challenges from the Sports World” at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 in Room 277 of the Science Building, and then give a presentation for the general public on a “Summer of Great Sports Science” at 7 p.m. that evening in Room 154 of Smith Hall. Goff’s visit kicks off Physics Week at Marshall.

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Lewis College of Business appoints new faculty members

The Marshall University Lewis College of Business has welcomed six new faculty members hired to start the 2018-19 academic year, bringing with them new perspectives and expertise in the business fields of economics, international business, supply chain management, digital marketing, human resource management and organizational behavior.

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Margaret Billups Lecture Series for educators to start Monday

Marshall University’s College of Education and Professional Development, with support from the Center for Continuing Education, will kick off a new lecture series for educators Monday, Sept. 24, on the university’s Huntington campus. It will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room BE-5 of the Memorial Student Center.

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