The Newsletter for Marshall University                                       May 23, 2018

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A visit to John Marshall

(Left) President Gilbert and other Marshall staff and students work to clean the gravesite of John Marshall and his family in Richmond, Virginia, last week. (Right) The John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps was also there to participate in the cleanup and to perform at a reception for Marshall alumni and donors living in the Richmond area.

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School of Pharmacy receives $171,000 scholarship endowment

The Marshall University School of Pharmacy has received a $171,000 scholarship endowment courtesy of Advantage Toyota and dealership owners Shawn Ball and David Ball. It is the largest privately funded scholarship to date for the school. The brothers, who have generously made gifts to both higher education institutions and public schools in West Virginia, say their efforts to make a …

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University Libraries announce adjusted hours for May 23-28

Due to a special project, the following library departments in the Morrow Library will have adjusted hours May 23-25. Special Collections and Morrow Stacks will be closed May 23-25 Government Documents will be closed May 25 All Marshall University libraries will be closed May 26-28 in observance of Memorial Day and will resume normal operating hours Tuesday, May 29. For …

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Summer camp, sports physicals available at Marshall Health

With summer camps and sports practices right around the corner, Marshall Health will offer a number of opportunities for students to get their physicals at nine convenient locations beginning June 1. Marshall Health will offer free sports physicals to students from its partner schools for two days only. The schedule for Tuesday, June 5, at Marshall Health – Teays Valley, …

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University librarian to give presentation in Brazil

Thomas Walker, music and digital services librarian at Marshall, 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.” As part …

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Guitar Ensemble also to visit Brazil

The Marshall University Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, will travel to Brazil to perform three concerts in the capital, Brasília, from June 4 to 15. The first concert will be during the University of Brasília Guitar Festival, where the group will have the opportunity to collaborate with the University of Brasília Guitar Orchestra. This performance …

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Coming Soon: Marshall, Nu Jazz Agency to host International Jazz Festival June 19-23

Marshall University, in partnership with the Nu Jazz Agency, will host the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival (huntingtonjazzfest.org) June 19-23 in Huntington, in conjunction with the Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition June 22-23 on the Huntington campus. The Jazz Piano Competition is among the largest competitions of its type in the world, and will be a triennial event in Huntington …

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Thomas Smith awarded Marshall’s top civil engineering scholarship

Marshall University civil engineering student Thomas Smith has received a $6,000 scholarship from the Contractors Association of West Virginia (CAWV). The association’s scholarship foundation distributed $17,000 to West Virginia college students who were pursuing an education and careers in construction or engineering. Smith was this year’s top scholarship recipient. He graduated from Marshall in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in …

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Marshall cardiologist receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The West Virginia chapter of the American College of Cardiology recently presented Mark A. Studeny, M.D., professor and chair of the department of cardiology at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Studeny is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologist with Marshall Health who has been at the forefront of innovative cardiovascular medicine in the …

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Incoming class of Yeager Scholars named

The Society of Yeager Scholars has announced its 32nd class of students, who will begin their studies at Marshall University this fall. The Yeager program, under the auspices of Marshall’s Honors College, provides numerous benefits to students, including full tuition, room and board; a summer study at Oxford University; a laptop; and additional academic, leadership, and enrichment opportunities. “Our newest …

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Marshall to offer seminar with continuing education credits for attorneys

Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and Center for Continuing Education will offer a one-day continuing education seminar for legal professionals in the Tri-state area. The seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, on Marshall’s Huntington campus.. Six sessions will touch on topics including consumer collections, damages valuation, probate, the legalization of marijuana, bias, …

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Lycans Recognized as April Resident of the Month

Dana S. Lycans, M.D., has been selected as the April Resident of the Month, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education, at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Lycans is completing his last year of the five-year orthopaedics surgery residency. “Dr. Lycans was clearly nominated by many health care team members for his …

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Fellowship-trained joint replacement specialist joins Marshall Orthopaedics

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff have welcomed Matthew W. Bullock, D.O., MPT, to their orthopaedic surgery teams.

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Marshall history student wins national award

Marshall student Steven Straley has been chosen as one of 15 recipients of the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award. He will be presented the award at a  ceremony in June in New York City.

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Foundation establishes Harry J. and Shirley Cline Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation Inc. has established the Harry J. and Shirley Cline Scholarship, per the wishes of Mr. and Mrs. Cline’s estate.

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Faculty/Staff Achievements: Dr. Elizabeth Campbell

Dr. Elizabeth Campbell, associate professor in the College of Education and Professional Development, has made the following contributions:   Edited a Book: Citation: Campbell, Elizabeth, Kate Pahl, Elizabeth Pente, and Zanib Rasool. Re-imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham Through Research. Brighton, UK: Policy Press. Title: Re-imagining contested communities: Connecting Rotherham through research Editors: Elizabeth Campbell, Kate Pahl, Elizabeth Pente and Zanib …

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Annual motorcycle ride to raise funds for Marshall’s Speech and Hearing Center July 14

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. All proceeds from the motorcycle benefit ride will benefit Marshall’s Lackey-Oshel Rite Care Clinic, which serves children and their families who need financial support …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed May 30, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by noon Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

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