Awadh recognized as January Resident of the Month

Hesham Awadh, M.D., has been selected as the January Resident of the Month, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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MUsic Mondays returns to Cellar Door Jan. 22

The Marshall University School of Music will kick off the spring semester of its MUsic Mondays series at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Cellar Door, 903 Third Ave. Music History Professor Dr. Vicki Stroeher will explore music from Finland with a lecture titled “Finlandia: Jean Sibelius and the Search for a Finnish National Identity.”

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June Harless Center Hall of Fame to induct four this weekend

Three people and the NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV & V) Educator Resource Center (ERC) will be inducted into the June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development Hall of Fame. The induction will take place at the annual June Harless Center Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Event Friday, Jan. 12. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.

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A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series to kick off spring semester celebrating Appalachian identities

The A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series at Marshall University will kick off the spring semester by featuring the newly released anthology, Unbroken Circle: Stories of Cultural Diversity in the South. Okey Napier, Julia Watts and Jeff Mann will be sharing stories of Appalachian identity, queerness and authentic community.

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Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. to be honored Jan. 15

Along with the Huntington-Cabell branch of the NAACP, Marshall’s Office of Intercultural Affairs is sponsoring the annual traditional freedom march and birthday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 15. All of the Marshall and Huntington communities are encouraged to participate.

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Higher education presidents unite to unveil the Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia

Presidents and representatives from the state’s 10 public higher education institutions today announced the Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern West Virginia (Alliance), a joint venture among West Virginia’s southern colleges and universities.

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