The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      June 20, 2018

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Top jazz pianists chosen for Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition this weekend

Seven of the world’s best jazz piano players have been selected as finalists in the Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition and will compete for top prize Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, in downtown Huntington. The competition will take place at Missio Dei Church on the upper level of Pullman Square and is free and open to the public. The finalists …

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Host family sought for assistant Japanese teacher at Cabell Mideland

Meagan Joseph is a graduate of Marshall University and now a teacher of Japanese at Cabell Midland High School. She received a grant from the J-LEAP program to provide a native Japanese speaker for her classroom. As you will read, she is hoping to find a host family who will allow Shino Ueo to live with them while she is …

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Update on Smith Hall Garage

The Smith Hall parking garage will be closed until Monday, June 25, for concrete work.

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Lynda Campus available to faculty, staff and students

Marshall University Information Technology provides access to Lynda Campus for ALL students, faculty and staff. This service provides the university, and the members of its community, with easy online access to in-depth training demos on a wide variety of topics underlining important technical and life skills. Members of the Marshall community utilize technology on a day-to-day basis and Lynda Campus …

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SHRED AND RECYCLE! Help us be GREEN and keep our campuses and centers clean!

Record Retention Schedule and Policy: Marshall University has a Record Retention Schedule and a Board of Governors Record Retention Policy (GA-14) currently in place. According to the Record Retention Schedule, “If a unit identifies record types that do not map to the general schedule, the unit should contact University Archives to discuss the creation of a unique schedule. All unit …

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Proposals being accepted for the Tri-State Conference on Diversity and Inclusion

Proposals for the 2018 Tri-State Conference on Diversity and Inclusion are being accepted. The conference will be held Friday, Sept. 28, at Marshall University and is being chaired by Mountwest Community and Technical College. The 2018 conference theme is Intersectionality: Celebrating the Difference Among Us. All workshops should be centered on the overarching theme of diversity and inclusion. Information on …

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Human resource management program recognized by world society

Marshall’s Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree is now aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the world's largest human resources professional society. Business schools around the globe are being encouraged to align their educational offerings with the curriculum guidelines that have been recommended and coordinated through the international partnership of SHRM, according to …

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Michaelson receives Technological Advancement Award in bridge competition

Dr. Greg Michaelson, an assistant professor in the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), has received the award for Technological Advancement from the National Steel Bridge Alliance during the 2018 Prize Bridge competition. Michaelson and team were recognized for work on a folded steel gate girder bridge and received the award at the 2018 Steel Conference / World Steel …

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RCBI coding camp offers students hands-on experience

Students from across the region will learn in-demand computer coding skills June 25-29 during Python Coding for Kids Camp at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Huntington. Middle and high school students will explore Python coding – the same powerful language behind websites such as YouTube and Dropbox – as they create games and solve puzzles under the guidance …

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Soccer day camp coming up July 23-27

The Marshall Women’s soccer team will be hosting a Kid’s Day Camp from July 23-27. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5-12 and costs $150.00 for the five days. This camp is designed for kids to learn the basics of the game, while having fun in the sun with Herd women’s soccer coaches and players. Campers will be …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed June 27, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2018.

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