Foundation establishes Marc E. Williams Scholarship

Attorney and Marshall University alumnus Marc E. Williams has established a renewable scholarship for full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing.

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Schools of medicine and pharmacy team with Cabell Huntington Hospital on pilot grants program

Pilot research grants totaling $200,000 have been awarded to four health sciences research teams at Marshall University, with each team comprised of one faculty member from the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and one faculty member from the Marshall University School of Pharmacy.

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Health sciences students chosen for competitive service program awards

Five Marshall University students have been selected to receive competitive awards ranging from $15,000-$30,000 from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WVHEPC) as part of a program designed to help keep health professionals in the Mountain State.

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Inaugural Maier Professor and Director of Addiction Sciences named

Daniel Langleben, M.D., a highly regarded addiction psychiatry specialist and a federally funded researcher with the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, has been named the inaugural Maier Professor and Director of Addiction Sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Students and staff to assist with addiction services organization

Marshall University staff and students will be working to strengthen resources for those fighting addiction through the Soul Searching for Recovery organization. The students and staff will work on video projects next semester that will highlight the organization’s mission of fighting addiction from all angles.

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Biology professor part of international research team studying Sumatran rhinos

The Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) is one of the most threatened mammals on earth. By 2011, only about 200 of the rhinos were thought to remain living in the wild. Now, an international team of researchers, including Marshall University biology professor Herman Mays Jr., has sequenced and analyzed the first Sumatran rhino genome from a sample belonging to a male made famous at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Vega family establishes scholarship for medical students

Michael E. Vega, M.D., and his wife, Paula, have established an endowed scholarship at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in memory of his parents, Dr. Elmer T. and Mary M. Vega.

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