Foundation establishes Larry and Toby Ann Nitardy Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation Inc. has established the Larry and Toby Ann Nitardy Scholarship to benefit full-time students from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia who are enrolled in the university’s H.E.L.P. (Higher Education for Learning Problems) program.
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49th annual Winter Jazz Festival to take place next week

Marshall University’s 49th annual Winter Jazz Festival will take place beginning Thursday, Feb. 22, and continue through Saturday, Feb. 24, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Special guest artists will include pianist Bob Thompson and jazz bassist Tom Hildreth.

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Power Outage

Due to the ongoing power outage, all classes on the Huntington campus are cancelled for the remainder of today, Friday, Feb. 16.


Huntington campus classes cancelled until noon, Friday, Feb. 16

Due to the power outage, classes on the Huntington campus are canceled until noon today, Feb. 16. Please watch for text/e-mail updates at 11:30 a.m.


Marshall to host Ninth Annual Festival of New Music March 1-2

The Marshall University School of Music will host its Ninth Annual Festival of New Music on Thursday, March 1, and Friday, March 2, featuring the music of festival guest composer, Dr. Elainie Lillios, professor of music at Bowling Green State University.

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School of Medicine receives multi-million dollar grant to research obesity and related diseases

Uma Sundaram, M.D., vice dean for research at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and a board-certified gastroenterologist, has been awarded a five-year, $10.78 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate obesity and obesity-related conditions. Continue reading…


Amicus Curiae Lecture Series to explore the impact of Title IX in upcoming event

Marshall University will present Dr. Anne Marie Lofaso as the first speaker of its Spring 2018 Amicus Curiae Lecture Series. She will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on “The Impact of Title IX on Women and Society: Two Steps Forward, One Step Backward.” This lecture, offered as part of Women’s History Month, will explore the impact that Title IX has had on young female athletes, from the personal point of view of a first beneficiary of that law.

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