Leslie Deese Garvis was only six months old when her father, Danny Deese, charter coordinator for Southern Airways Flight 932, perished among the 75 Thundering Herd teammates, coaches, staff, supporters and flight crew on Nov. 14, 1970. At noon this Wednesday, Nov. 14, Garvis will take the stage as keynote speaker for the 48th Memorial Fountain Ceremony on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced alumnus and Intuit Chairman and CEO Brad D. Smith and his wife, Alys Smith, have made a $25 million gift to the university’s Lewis College of Business.
A widely used naloxone nasal spray (NNS) and naloxone injection (NIJ), otherwise known as Narcan® and Evzio®, which are administered to prevent opioid overdose deaths, were found to be chemically stable up for at least ten months and beyond one year of the expiration date, respectively.
High school and college students interested in a pharmacy career can check out what Marshall has to offer at its School of Pharmacy Fall Preview Day from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.
Marshall University and the Hope Community Development Corporation (HOPE CDC) will host the Poverty and Public Policy Solutions Symposium, a follow-up to last year’s State of African Americans in West Virginia Summit, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston.
Marshall University will present a free screening of the documentary film hillbilly from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Room 154 of Smith Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. The documentary, directed by Sally Rubin and Ashley York, seeks to expand understanding of Appalachia, tracing the evolution of the hillbilly stereotype by connecting it to corporate exploitation of the region’s natural resources.
Marshall University will host its second Green and White Day event of the fall on Monday, Nov. 12.
The Christopher R. McDowell ROTC Scholarship was recently established at the Marshall University Foundation.