The Newsletter for Marshall University                                      July 5, 2018

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President Gilbert to give lecture Friday at National Youth Science Camp

President Jerome A. Gilbert has been invited to speak later this week to aspiring young scientists at the annual National Youth Science Camp in Pocahontas County. He will give a talk titled “Biomedical Engineering:  Are We Redefining What It Means to Be Human?” on Friday, July 6. As a high school senior in 1973, Gilbert first visited West Virginia as …

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Payne named director of communications

Leah C. Payne, a veteran communicator with more than 25 years of experience in media, public relations and marketing, has been named director of communications for Marshall University. A native of Charleston and two-time graduate of the university, Payne joined the university in 2005, working first as a public relations assistant and then as a broadcast specialist. After completing her …

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Rec Center to promote walking this summer

The Marshall Rec Center and Marshall University are partnering with the City of Huntington to promote walking within the Huntington community. On July 17, a kick-off event to the “Greater Huntington Walks” program will take place on the plaza at the Marshall Rec. Marshall faculty/staff, students and community are invited to participate. The kick-off will take place from 9 AM …

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Marshall Health expands specialty care at Teays Valley location; cardiology and dermatology now available

A little more than one year after Marshall Health’s Teays Valley office opened to patients at 300 Corporate Center Drive in Scott Depot, the health care group has added two additional services to its 55,000-square-foot clinic. Cardiology services, including general cardiology, interventional, invasive, non-invasive and electrophysiology are now available at Marshall Health-Teays Valley with the addition of N. Andrew Vaughan, …

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Marshall Dining Services, Sustainability Department form partnership

Marshall Dining Services and the Marshall Office of Sustainability are partnering on some new projects for the upcoming school year, including an herb and micro-green cabinet (left), as well as a food waste recovery program and a student-run composting program using dining food waste. “It is Marshall Dining's goal to constantly improve the sustainability within our food programs,” said Ryan Zipperian, …

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Staff Achievement: Jack Dickinson

Jack L. Dickinson, a staff member of the Special Collections Department of Morrow Library, and Emeritus Vice President of Information Technology Dr. Arnold Miller have authored an e-book on the History of Computing at Marshall.  It covers the 40 years between 1959 and 1999. This book includes images of the various systems, several comments from users, and hardware and software …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed July 11, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2018.

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