History student wins national award

Marshall University student Steven Straley has been chosen as one of 15 recipients of the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award. He will be presented the award at a  ceremony in June in New York City.

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Computer Science assists with state academic calendar

The Weisberg Division of Computer Science in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering has provided assistance to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) to shorten the school calendar submission and approval process.

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Pharmacy student receives national recognition

Brentney Fields, a rising fourth-year student at the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, has been recognized with two academic scholarships from two different organizations honoring her scholastic achievement.

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Students selected for research fellowships

Ten Marshall University undergraduate students have been selected to receive the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Fellowships as part of a program that aims to enhance the intellectual infrastructure of the state by supporting students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research.

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Student receives SMART Scholarship

Alex Canfield, a Marshall University sophomore, has received a National Defense Education Program SMART Scholarship. As part of the program, he will participate in a summer internship at a Department of Defense facility and receive civilian job placement after graduation with the Department of Defense.

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Statements regarding the passing of former president Bob Hayes

Marshall University today released the following statements regarding the passing of the institution’s 11th president, Dr. Robert B. Hayes:

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Foundation creates John H. Houvouras Scholarship

Publisher and Marshall University alumnus Jack Houvouras has established an undergraduate scholarship at the university. The John H. Houvouras Scholarship for Journalism was designed to assist aspiring journalists from West Virginia.

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Marshall and YMCA partner to offer annual bike camp for children with special needs

Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is hosting the Lose the Training Wheels Camp June 11-15 and, for the third year, the university has partnered with the Phil Cline Family YMCA to host the summer sessions. In its eighth consecutive year and offered in concert with the non-profit charity iCanShine, the program teaches participants with disabilities how to independently ride a two-wheel bicycle. Riders from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland are encouraged to apply if they do not have access to similar services in their cities.

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