The Newsletter for Marshall University                                     July 31, 2019

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Marshall Artists Series announces 83rd season

As the second-oldest, university-based professional performing arts organization in the United States, the Marshall Artists Series has served as the cultural center for Marshall University and the surrounding communities since 1936, working to cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of the professional performing arts through a wide variety of programs. “As the Marshall Artists Series gets ready to begin its …

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Website's new look to roll out mid-August

Marshall’s University Communications office will start rolling out the new University WordPress theme, named Marsha, around mid-August. The new design includes the homepage, most of the top-level pages and new pages for academic programs. The new academic program pages have been rewritten and redesigned to optimize their being found by users of search engines such as Google. For departments with …

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Fairfield Landing apartments available to faculty, staff

Available August 2019! These furnished apartments for Marshall graduate and professional students also are available to faculty and staff.  Located on the health science campus, steps away from the medical and pharmacy schools. Studio and 2-BR units available, with ALL utilities (including internet and television) and parking included. W/D in every unit. Pet friendly.  Flexible leasing options. Call 304-696-6004 or visit www.marshall.edu/graduatestudenthousing.

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Marshall librarians present at annual ALA Conference

A team of Marshall University staff and librarians presented “Bolster Academic Libraries as Integral Safe Spaces for Mental Health” at the American Library Association’s (ALA) annual conference in Washington, D.C. June 22. The presentation included details about Marshall Libraries’ collaborative mental health initiative, Don’t Call Me Crazy, implemented during the 2018-19 academic year. Michelle Alford, library IT consultant senior (left); Kacy …

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Rec Center opens registration for RecFest exhibitors

You are invited to join the Marshall Recreation Center for the premier event of the year Saturday, Aug. 24, from noon to 3 p.m. RecFest is an opportunity to showcase your business or organization not only to Marshall students, but to the entire Marshall community. RecFest is the perfect place to connect and collaborate with Huntington and to expose your brand …

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School of Pharmacy receives continuing education accreditation

The School of Pharmacy has received continuing education provider status through the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). “Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the tristate area can now access live, local professional development opportunities that keep them informed of the latest trends and advancements in the field of pharmacy,” said Tiffany V. Oldaker, continuing education administrator of the school of pharmacy. …

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Rec Center's Fall Swim School begins Aug. 26

The Marshall Rec Center is kicking off its Fall 2019 Swim School, offering three sessions of classes, each with lessons for nearly every age range. The sessions are as follows: Session 1: Aug. 26 through Sept. 28 Session 2: Sept. 30 through Nov. 2 Session 3: Nov. 4 through Dec. 7 Classes are offered at multiple age and skill levels. …

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Marshall Eye Surgeons to offer summer LASIK discount for employees

If you’ve been considering LASIK eye surgery, here’s a special you won’t want to miss. Marshall Eye Surgeons is offering a LASIK summer discount for Marshall Health, Marshall University, Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center employees. Now through Aug. 31, 2019, you can save $400 off each eye when you choose one of our experienced LASIK surgeons, Dr. …

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Autism Across the Lifespan conference to take place Sept. 5

The 3rd annual Autism Across the Lifespan conference will take place Thursday, Sept. 5, and  Friday, Sept. 6,  at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on the Huntington campus. The largest autism-specific conference in the Tri-State region, it will feature evidence-based education and treatment strategies for children (Day 1) and adults (Day 2). Nationally known presenters, including individuals diagnosed …

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Marshall Libraries host Appalachian art exhibit

The Drinko Library is hosting the traveling photography exhibition “Looking at Appalachia” through Dec. 15. The Looking at Appalachia project represents local artists’ reflection on Appalachian identity and is directed by Roger May, a photographer and writer based in Charleston, West Virginia. May’s photographs, essays and interviews have been published by the New York Times, the Guardian, the Atlantic, Al Jazeera America, National Geographic and …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Aug. 7, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

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