The Newsletter for Marshall University                                     August 7, 2019

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School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2023 with White Coat Ceremony

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed its newest class of students with the annual White Coat Ceremony July 26 at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. The Class of 2023 includes students from a variety of backgrounds, including an attorney, a national champion baton twirler, a former coal miner and numerous college athletes. The class includes alumni from Georgetown University, The …

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Marshall IT upgrades Lynda.cοm to LinkedIn Learning

Marshall IT is excited to announce the migration from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform enabling faculty, staff and students to discover and develop skills through an online library of high-quality, expert-led videos. Since being acquired by LinkedIn, Lynda.com has been hard at work on a new product called LinkedIn Learning. With LinkedIn Learning, the …

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RCBI, LIGHTS team up to offer free small business workshops

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is partnering with Ohio University’s LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network to offer two free workshops to help small business owners and entrepreneurs understand how to use value proposition and business models to develop their ideas, products and services. The Small Business IDEAation Workshop will take place Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. Instructors …

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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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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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Mader joins cardiology team at Marshall Health

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Mountain Health Network medical and dental staff welcome Jason Mader, D.O., to their team of cardiologists. Mader has been named an assistant professor in the department of cardiovascular services at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He specializes in both invasive and noninvasive cardiology. The invasive branch of cardiology uses …

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Faculty Achievement: Dr. Thomas Wilson

Dr. Thomas E. Wilson, professor of physics, presented a contributed paper at the Nonlinear Optics Meeting of the Optical Society of America, held July 15-19 at Waikoloa Beach, Hawai’i. His talk was given within the session Terahertz Emission and Propagation, and was titled “Evidence for a Terahertz Acoustic Phonon Phase-Conjugate Oscillator with Distributed Feedback.” Such an oscillator shares many of the …

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School of Kinesiology faculty recognized for advocacy, service

The West Virginia Athletic Training Association (WVATA) received the Dan Campbell Legislative Award from the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) during its Clinical Symposium and AT Expo earlier this month. The award recognizes WVATA’s successful campaign to pass 2019 Senate Bill 60, a bill requiring board licensure for all practicing athletic trainers in West Virginia. Marshall faculty members Dr. Zach …

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In Memoriam: Dr. Joe Roberts

Dr. Joe Roberts, professor emeritus of chemistry who lived in Amity, Georgia, and Huntington, passed away Jan. 14. He was a professor of chemistry at Marshall for 31 years and shared his love of science with generations of Marshall students. He also taught at the Huntington Fire Department, combining his professional interest in chemistry with his personal interest in firefighting …

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Marshall Dentistry offers teeth whitening discount for employees

Marshall Dentistry and Oral Surgery is offering 30% off its in-chair whitening services for Marshall Health, Marshall University and Cabell Huntington Hospital employees now through Aug. 31, 2019. Tooth discoloration or staining can be caused by food and drink, bad habits, medications, genetics, advancing age and/or trauma. Professional whitening is a fast, easy way to enhance your smile. Our dental team …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Aug. 14, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

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