Marshall receives $81,398 for further development of Clio history app

The Marshall University Research Corporation has received $81,398 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to use for further development of Clio, an educational website and mobile application that connects people to nearby historical and cultural landmarks. The funds will help create a more robust walking tour function, with help from local software developers.

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Nursing faculty member presents research at 18th annual AAERI conference

Dr. Nancy Elkins of the Marshall University College of Health Professions School of Nursing recently presented her research titled “A Phenomenological Study: Lived Experiences of Students Who Do Not Succeed in Four Year Baccalaureate Nursing Programs” at the 18th annual Association for the Advancement of Educational Research International (AAERI) conference in Fort Myers, Florida, last month.

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Board of Governors approves graduate program in cybersecurity

The Marshall University Board of Governors (BOG) today approved plans for a graduate degree in cybersecurity, making Marshall one of the state’s first public universities to offer a master’s-level degree program in the emerging discipline.

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West Virginia Library Association recognizes Brooks

Dr. Monica Brooks, associate vice president for libraries and online learning at Marshall University, has received the West Virginia Library Association’s 2018 Dora Ruth Parks Award for long and outstanding service and librarianship in West Virginia.

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Student wins U.S. Department of State’s Gilman Scholarship

A Marshall University senior has won a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program costs, with additional funding available for the study of a critical language overseas.

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Annual Christmas Kente serves as rite of passage

Consistent with 17th-Century West African traditions, Marshall University will hold its Christmas Kente Ceremony Friday, Dec. 14. Traditionally presented for students of African American ancestry, this is an inclusive ceremony open to all students graduating in December.

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