Students in the Weisberg Division of Computer Science in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering have teamed up with students at St. Joseph Catholic Schools to participate in the VEX Robotics Competition. The first year was so successful that students at the grade school and middle school levels advanced to the World Championship earlier this month.
Dr. Wael Zatar, dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University, has been named the chair of the Student Education Committee of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Marc A. Subik, M.D., to their gastroenterology teams of providers.
Marshall University’s Libraries and Center for Continuing Education, along with FamilySearch.org, will host a family history day camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, through Friday, June 8, and a family history workshop at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the James E. Morrow Library on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.
The Marshall University Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, will visit Brazil June 4-15 and perform three concerts in the capital city of Brasília. The first concert will be during the University of Brasília Guitar Festival, where they will have the opportunity to participate in a musical collaboration with the University of Brasília Guitar Orchestra. This performance will be followed by others at the Redemptoris Mater Seminar and the Federal Institute of Brasília.
Marshall University’s Division of Student Affairs created the Spirit of Excellence Awards to recognize the exceptional contributions of university students.
Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received four Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Distinction in the 24th Annual Communicator Awards 2018 Audio Competition. WMUL-FM was notified by mail that its entries had won.
The Scottish Rite Foundation Inc. and its Masons will host the 3rd annual Rite Care Motorcycle Benefit Ride on Saturday, July 14, beginning at Black Sheep Harley-Davidson in Huntington and ending at Milton VFW Post #9796.
Thomas Walker, music and digital services librarian at Marshall University, has been invited to give a lecture on copyright and intellectual property as it pertains to academic libraries and musicians as part of the UnB Guitar Festival June 4-8 at the Universidade de Brasilia in Brazil. The presentation will be titled “Copyright and Music Collections in the Modern Library.”
Marshall University civil engineering student Thomas Smith has received a $6,000 scholarship from the Contractors Association of West Virginia (CAWV).