The Newsletter for Marshall University                                    August 21, 2019

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WOW Activities in full swing this week

Week of Welcome (WOW) officially kicked off yesterday with freshman move-in, the annual family picnic and evening activities on the Huntington campus. Marshall’s Week of Welcome is an opportunity for freshmen to find out what it means to be a son or daughter of Marshall, get acquainted with campus before upperclassmen return, learn how to take advantage of the academic …

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RecFest is this Saturday, Aug. 24

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 check out what the Marshall community has to offer! There will be over 130 different local businesses, on-campus departments and student groups present and we anticipate this to be the largest …

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Faculty and staff are also invited to join.

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Wayne County native Dana Lycans, M.D., returns home to join Marshall Orthopaedics

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Dana Lycans, M.D., to their orthopaedic team of providers. Lycans has been named an assistant professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He specializes in sports medicine as well as surgical treatment of the …

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Marshall School of Medicine names new registrar

Traci West-McCombs has been named registrar of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. She previously served as interim registrar since 2018 and associate registrar since 2016 at West Virginia State University. Before joining WVSU, West-McCombs was the jury administrator for the U.S. District Court for Southern West Virginia. She also worked for nearly 20 years in public …

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Sammons has work published in 'Innovations in Cybersecurity Education'

John Sammons, director of the digital forensics and information assurance program at Marshall, authored a submission that was selected for publication in the National CyberWatch Center’s 2019 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education. His submission, titled “Advanced Concept Mapping: An Active Learning, Multi-Sensory Learning Tool,” was one of the selections in the “Evidence-Based Strategies” category. The publication showcases a range of creative and …

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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. 28, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.

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To read the content of this newsletter online, please click on the following link: www.marshall.edu/wamnewsletter/August-21-2019.

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