Marshall to host family history day camp and workshop June 5-8

Marshall University’s Libraries and Center for Continuing Education, along with FamilySearch.org, will host a family history day camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, through Friday, June 8, and a family history workshop at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the James E. Morrow Library on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.

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Guitar ensemble to perform in Brazil

The Marshall University Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, will visit Brazil June 4-15 and perform three concerts in the capital city of Brasília. The first concert will be during the University of Brasília Guitar Festival, where they will have the opportunity to participate in a musical collaboration with the University of Brasília Guitar Orchestra. This performance will be followed by others at the Redemptoris Mater Seminar and the Federal Institute of Brasília.

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Students receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

Marshall University’s Division of Student Affairs created the Spirit of Excellence Awards to recognize the exceptional contributions of university students.

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WMUL students win Communicator Awards

Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received four Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Distinction in the 24th Annual Communicator Awards 2018 Audio Competition. WMUL-FM was notified by mail that its entries had won.

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University librarian to give presentation in Brazil

Thomas Walker, music and digital services librarian at Marshall University, has been invited to give a lecture on copyright and intellectual property as it pertains to academic libraries and musicians as part of the UnB Guitar Festival June 4-8 at the Universidade de Brasilia in Brazil. The presentation will be titled “Copyright and Music Collections in the Modern Library.”

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Local students earn top scholarship

The Society of Yeager Scholars has announced its 32nd class of students, who will begin their studies at Marshall University this fall.

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