WMUL-FM radio broadcaster wins national award

Adam Rogers, a student broadcaster from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUKL-FM, received a 2017 National Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He will be presented his award, which was in the Radio Sports Reporting category, at the SPJ Convention and National Journalism Conference Saturday, Sept. 29, in Baltimore.

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Music faculty to perform recital Sept. 16

Marshall University’s School of Music will present a faculty recital featuring trombonist Dr. Michael Stroeher and pianist Dr. Johan Botes at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, in Smith Recital Hall.

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Marshall receives $2.6 million grant for residential treatment facility

Marshall University and its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have been awarded a five-year, $2.62 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help launch a residential treatment center for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders.

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Writers series to kick off fall semester with event for Facing Hunger Foodbank

In recognition of National Hunger Action Month, the A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series at Marshall University will kick off the 2018 fall semester with its annual Writers Harvest, a literary event to support the Facing Hunger Foodbank. The event is planned for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center, where authors Eric Smith and Mary Imo-Stike will read from their works and host a Q & A and book-signing.

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Nationally known Civil War author to speak

Marshall University’s Special Collections department will host Dr. Michael Bonner, nationally known Civil War author, for two lectures. He will speak on the topic “The Blockade in the Civil War” Thursday, Sept. 13, on the Huntington campus.

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Constitution Week begins Sept. 10

Marshall University’s annual Constitution Week celebration kicks off Monday, Sept. 10, and runs through Monday, Sept. 24.

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CRAFT training planned for those affected by substance misuse

Marshall University will present Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) training, an evidence-based, motivational program of support for family members living with a loved one affected by substance use, but who may not be motivated to enter treatment.

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