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Online master’s degree programs in computer science, cybersecurity, information systems now available
The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University will add three online master’s degree programs in the fall of 2020.
Virtual Empty Bowls event raises $9,705 for Facing Hunger Foodbank
Marshall University’s and The Pottery Place’s monthlong virtual Empty Bowls sale raised $9,705 for the Facing Hunger Foodbank.
School of Pharmacy initiates new honor society members
May 14, 2020 · School of Pharmacy
Ten Marshall University School of Pharmacy students and one faculty member joined the Rho Chi Society May 13 night during a private, virtual induction ceremony.
Hollis, WMUL-FM radio station receive Regional Edward R. Murrow Award
Marshall journalism professor Dan Hollis and WMUL-FM, Marshall’s public radio station, have been honored with a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for the third time in the past four years by the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Biology faculty member appointed to national committee, receives grant for human fossil research
Dr. Habiba Chirchir, an assistant professor of biology in Marshall’s College of Science, has been selected by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) to serve on the Science Policy Committee for a two-year term, beginning July 1, and has recently received a competitive research grant from the Leakey Foundation.
Jazz Studies program to offer free, virtual jazz camp
Marshall University’s Jazz Studies program in the School of Music will offer a Virtual Jazz Camp June 8-12, in place of its usual Jazz-MU-Tazz jazz camp this summer.
School of Pharmacy announces student scholarships, employee awards
May 12, 2020 · School of Pharmacy
The Marshall University School of Pharmacy announced this month its student scholarship awards for the 2020-2021 academic year. Recipients of the School of Pharmacy’s new employee award program were also announced in May. Nineteen students received the following scholarships; Four of the students received two scholarships. CVS Bilingual Scholarship: Desmond Besong CVS Pharmacy Scholarship: Melba
Grants help prepare for program that helps veterans and others affected by trauma
Faculty members in Marshall University’s College of Liberal Arts have received three grants to support a new program of training, coursework and outreach that will be offered during the 2021-22 academic year connecting the classics with outlets to help veterans and others cope with traumatic experiences.
Company co-founded by chemistry professor to be featured in new TV series
A company co-founded by Marshall University Chemistry Professor Dr. Michael Norton will be featured in a new television series that will begin airing May 19 on ABC.
Student receives SMART Scholarship
Jacqueline Brown, a Marshall University senior, has received a National Defense Education Program SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Scholarship. As part of the program, Brown will participate in a summer internship at a Department of Defense facility and receive civilian job placement after graduation with the Department of Defense, in addition to a stipend and scholarship.