48th annual Memorial Fountain Ceremony to feature daughter of flight crew member

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.

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School of Pharmacy faculty member participates in new study regarding extended shelf-life of opioid overdose reversal products

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.

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Annual Marshall University/HOPE CDC conference set for next week in Charleston

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.

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Free screening of documentary ‘hillbilly’ planned for Tuesday

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.

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