The Newsletter for Marshall University                               November 7, 2018

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Social work program receives prestigious Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant

The Department of Social Work and its Master of Social Work program have been awarded a three-year grant at $102,000 per year for the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Suicide Prevention Grant. ​ The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) GLS Campus Suicide Prevention Grant is a direct result of The Garrett Lee Smith Act, a federally-funded suicide prevention …

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Athletics to offer football and basketball fan appreciation days; deadline to pick up tickets extended to Friday

The annual Marshall University staff & faculty appreciation games for football and basketball have been set. All Marshall University staff & faculty can receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the home football game on Saturday, Nov. 10, against Charlotte (kick-off at 2:30 p.m.) and two (2) complimentary tickets for the home men’s basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 11, against Hofstra …

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Title IX training session to take place tomorrow

The Office of Equity Programs has scheduled a training session for faculty/staff on Title IX for Thursday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. in the 3rd Floor conference room of Old Main located in the Office of Human Resources. The Title IX “Table Talk”  will include Chief Jim Terry, MUPD; Leah Tolliver, director of wellness and gender programs; Jendonnae Houdyschell, associate …

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Marianna Linz receives education advocacy award from American Psychological Association

Dr. Marianna Footo-Linz, chair of the Department of Psychology, has received the Cynthia D. Belar Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs. The award was presented in recognition of her leadership in advocating for increased federal investments in the Graduate Psychology Education program of the Health Resources and Services Administration, and her commitment …

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School of Medicine to host annual Paul Ambrose Health Policy Forum Nov. 8

The School of Medicine will host its sixth annual Paul Ambrose Health Policy Forum Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Larry J. Harless Auditorium.  The forum is open to the public and free of charge. The event will bring together a group of panelists to discuss the role of drug courts in addiction treatment and recovery. Panelists include …

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John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program taking applications

The John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program is a new program intended to develop faculty and staff leaders across Marshall University.

The program will be conducted annually during the spring term under the sponsorship of and administered by the Center for Teaching and Learning.  Applications will be accepted each fall for spring cohorts. The deadline for applications for spring 2019 is 6 …

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Harrell Memorial Scholarship established to help future pediatricians at Marshall

Tamara D. Huffman has established an endowed scholarship at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in memory of her mother, E. Pauline Harrell. Harrell was a native West Virginian born April 25, 1923, in Beckley, where she lived until her death on Feb. 19, 2015. At the age of seven, she was charged with the care of …

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Marshall partners with Scottish Rite Foundation to host free literacy event

Faculty and students from the Department of Communication Disorders program have partnered with the Scottish Rite Foundation to host the first Huntington Reading Fun event. This inaugural event will take place from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Cabell County Public Library. Children in preschool through fifth grade and their families are welcome to enjoy a Thanksgiving-themed …

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Marshall specialists offer multidisciplinary ALS clinic for those with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Marshall now offers a multidisciplinary clinic for patients with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Dr. Dominika Lozowska (left) and Sarah Clemins are among the faculty members involved. The clinic is open to patients from noon to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at the Marshall University Speech and Hearing …

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Marshall to host free screening of documentary ‘hillbilly’

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 …

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‘Pastiche: A Violauta Duo Recital’ to take place Tuesday

The School of Music will present “Pastiche: A Violauta Duo Recital” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Jomie Jazz Forum on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Violauta Duo features Marshall faculty members Dr. Wendell Dobbs on the flute and Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves on guitar, performing Duo concertant, Op. 25, by Italian composer Mauro Giuliani. Dobbs will perform on a historical …

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Marshall Health adds two surgeons to its team

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Farzad Amiri, M.D. (left), and Shawna Grimm, D.O., to their surgery teams of providers. Amiri, a general surgeon with specialized interests in colorectal and robotic surgery, has been named an assistant professor in the department of surgery at the Joan C. Edwards …

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Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter recognized for level of giving

Marshall’s Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter is one of 20 new members that will be welcomed into the Marshall University Foundation Inc.’s President’s Circle Society this fall. Recognizing individuals and organizations that have a lifetime giving ranging from $100,000 to $250,000, the President’s Circle is one of six lifetime giving societies that the Foundation recognizes. “The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter is always …

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Digital Forensics program partners with Swedish company for Open Source Intelligence

Marshall’s Digital Forensics and Information Assurance program has partnered with Paliscope, a Swedish software company, in launching the Paliscope Academic Program. As part of the program, students are trained in how to use Paliscope’s online investigation software. Marshall plans to use the software in its courses and in its Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX) program. Marshall was the first institution to …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Nov. 14, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

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