The Newsletter for Marshall University                               November 20, 2019

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Jerome Gilbert Brian Kinghorn Andrew Blackwood

Faculty member tapped to lead National Youth Science Camp

Dr. Brian Kinghorn (center), assistant professor in the Marshall University College of Education and Professional Development, has been named the director of the 2020 National Youth Science Camp. Marshall and the National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF) made the announcement Monday at Marshall’s South Charleston campus. “We are extremely proud of Dr. Kinghorn and excited for him to lead this amazing STEM …

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Seal for AAALAC Accreditation

Marshall receives AAALAC International reaccreditation

Marshall’s Animal Care and Use Program has received full three-year accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International. AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane care and use of animals in science by voluntary assessment, including an on-site inspection of research programs. AAALAC International accreditation indicates an institution’s commitment to …

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Stanford Innovation Fellows 2019

Marshall students become first-ever cohort of Stanford University Innovation Fellows in West Virginia

Three Marshall business students have been named University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. These students are the first-ever UIF cohort from a West Virginia university and are among 360 students from 90 higher education institutions in 13 countries. The 2019 UIF Fellows from Marshall are Annika Behnke, a sophomore accounting major from Export, Pennsylvania; …

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Retirement reception for Dr. Eldon Larsen to take place Nov. 21

Dr. Eldon Larsen, professor of engineering, is retiring at the end of December after 20 years of teaching at Marshall University. A retirement reception is planned for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the J. Churchill Hodges Atrium of the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex. All are welcome. Those planning to attend are encouraged to send an RSVP to cholley@marshall.edu. …

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Korean Traditional Music 11-20-19

Lee to present lecture-recital on Korean folk music

The School of Music wil present a lecture-recital: Korean Traditional Music Elements for Classical Music, given by Dr. Alexander Lee, an assistant professor of voice and director of opera at Marshall. The lecture-recital will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Studio 143 of Smith Music Hall. It is free and open to all. Lee will discuss how to …

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Roxann Humbert

Marshall nominee receives award for quality assurance in online education

Dr. Roxann Humbert was awarded the 2019 Ron Legon Award for Quality Assurance in Online Education at the annual Quality Matters Conference held at the Texas Gaylord Resort in Grapevine, Texas. The award recognizes individuals whose leadership efforts have changed the online education quality assurance paradigm for the betterment of students. She was nominated for the award by Dr. Monica …

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Cirque Holiday Wishes graphic

Marshall Artists Series to present cirque experience for the holidays at the Keith-Albee Dec. 9

Cabell Huntington Hospital and Student Activities at Marshall University will present "Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes" at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Monday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The show brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family, featuring the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica with favorite holiday hits all performed live …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Nov. 27, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.

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