The Newsletter for Marshall University                                     Sept. 21, 2022
Faculty and Staff 

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Brad D. Smith officially installed as president

In an outdoor ceremony on the Huntington campus Friday morning, complete with the pomp and circumstance of academic tradition, Marshall graduate and former Silicon Valley CEO Brad D. Smith was officially installed as Marshall University’s 38th president. The investiture is a formal installation of a university president and is customarily held during a new president’s first year in office. Smith, …

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New COVID-19 booster now available on Huntington campus

Marshall now has the new COVID-19 bivalent booster available at its vaccine clinic on the Huntington campus.  As expected, the university’s initial supply is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. A second order of vaccine is pending, although a delivery date has not been set. The university’s vaccine site, located on the first floor of the …

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Healthy Connections conference Sept. 22 to highlight evidence-based solutions to substance use and trauma

Healthy Connections, an initiative of Marshall Health’s addiction medicine services, and the West Virginia Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Coalition are hosting “The Kids Aren’t Alright: A Call to Action Fall Conference” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Harless Auditorium at the Marshall University Medical Center in Huntington. This free, one-day conference for parents, community members …

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Amicus Curiae Lecture Series continues with Lawrence Norden

Marshall’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional Democracy continues Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall, with a lecture by Lawrence Norden. Norden is the Senior Director of the Elections and Government Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. Norden’s lecture, titled “How False Claims About the …

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Marshall to present Cello-Piano Duo Recital Sept. 28

The Marshall University School of Music will present a Cello-Piano Duo Recital, celebrating the music of Cilea and Myaskovsky, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Smith Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public. The recital will feature two Marshall music faculty members, Dr. Şölen Dikener on cello and Dr. Johan Botes on piano. “Italian composer Cilèa earned praise …

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School of Medicine to host Homecoming celebration Sept. 30/Oct. 1

The Joan C. Edwards  School of Medicine will welcome alumni and their families back to Huntington for its 35th annual homecoming and reunion celebration Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. The School of Medicine Alumni Association will host a student-alumni networking lunch Friday, Sept. 30, at noon, followed by a series of lectures: 1:15 p.m.:  “EMS to the ED and Beyond…Things …

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Department of Mathematics to host the 4th International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications

Marshall’s Department of Mathematics will host the 4th International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications (ICOSDA 2022) from Thursday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 15, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Huntington. This international conference is held every three years, providing a platform for statisticians, data scientists and mathematicians, in both research and applied domains, an opportunity to …

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Foundation to receive gift toward Center for Business and Innovation

The Marshall University Foundation has announced that Jenkins Fenstermaker PLLC has pledged a gift of $75,000 in support of the new Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University. The facility, which is to be built in the 1400 block of Fourth Avenue and is scheduled to open in January of 2024, will serve as an economic …

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Coronavirus Statistics:

New Cases Since Sept. 7, 2022

   Students: 5
   Faculty: 1
   Staff*: 1

* Includes auxiliary employees (Sodexo, Aetna, Rec Center, etc.)

All testing is being done in partnership with Marshall Health, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Pleasant Valley Hospital, QLabs Inc. and MedExpress Urgent Care.

The most recent information is always available at www.marshall.edu/coronavirus/dashboard.

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Sept. 28, 2022. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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