The Newsletter for Marshall University                               October 17, 2018

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Homecoming continues through this Saturday

Marshall is welcoming alumni, family and friends to the Huntington campus this week for Homecoming 2018 festivities. The activities culminate with the crowning of royalty at halftime during the football game against Florida Atlantic University set for 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. This year’s theme, Home on the Range, celebrates Marco through the years and also showcases dozens of activities including a …

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National Science Foundation grant awarded to Marshall for Scanning Electron Microscope

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded nearly $400,000 to the departments of Chemistry, Geology, Engineering, Physics, Biological Sciences, and Forensic Science at Marshall University to purchase a Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). The grant was awarded through the NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation Program, established to help faculty members who need expensive research instrumentation acquire the equipment at little …

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University departments that wish to set up a table on the plaza during the Picnic on the Plaza can fill out the form HERE or call 304-696-3134.

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McKnight joins Marshall Health communications team

Michele McKnight has been named community and media relations coordinator for Marshall Health, the faculty practice plan of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. She will also provide media relations and community outreach to the Marshall University School of Pharmacy. “Michele’s writing and organizational skills as well as her experience in media relations are an asset to Marshall Health and …

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Electric Vehicle enthusiasts to meet Tuesday, Oct. 23

The inaugural meeting of a Marshall EV (Electric Vehicle) enthusiasts club will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 pm in Room 376 of the Science Building, lasting approximately one hour.  A demonstration of the Chevy Bolt EV (all-electric, battery only) will follow.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.  Other EVs will be shown at future meetings.  …

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School of Medicine names Dr. Kasey Stickler October Resident of the Month

Kasey Stickler, M.D., has been selected as Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Resident of the Month for October, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the school. Stickler is completing her second year of the three-year family medicine residency. She was nominated for the Resident of the Month award by several faculty …

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Marshall to host free FAFSA workshop for local students

Marshall is hosting a free “It’s FAFSA Time” financial aid workshop for local students and their families who need assistance in filing the 2019-20 FAFSA. The event takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Office of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) in Old Main, room 116, on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Pamela Palermo, director of the university’s …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Oct. 24, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.

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