April 1, 2015

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  • School of Medicine researcher receives national anatomy award


    Dr. Maria A. Serrat, assistant professor in the department of anatomy and pathology at the School of Medicine, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Basmajian Award by the American Association of Anatomists. Serrat was recognized during the organization’s Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology, which took place last week in Boston. The Basmajian Award recognizes members teaching human or veterinary gross anatomy, in the formative stages of their career, who have made outstanding accomplishments in biomedical research or scholarship in education. “I am indebted to Dr. Laura Richardson for nominating me for this prestigious award, and for supporting my research and professional ...
  • Staff Council elections to begin April 9


    Nominations have been made for the Classified Staff Council election to select no more than five representatives from each of the five EE0 groups, the Staff Council Chair, the Institutional Board of Governors (IBOG) representative and the Advisory Council of Classified Employees (ACCE) representative. Elected candidates will serve from July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2017. Electronic voting will be available from 6 a.m. Thursday, April 9, through midnight Monday, April 13. All voting will be electronic; there will be no paper ballot voting. Detailed instructions on electronic voting can be found on the Staff Council website at www.marshall.edu/wpmu/staff-council/forms/Nominees are as ...
  • MU veteran, son, interviewed on MSNBC about support for HeForShe campaign


    Last November, when Marine combat veteran Tim Brooks was coaching his son Austin’s tee-ball team,  he was pleased but not surprised when the five-year-old  stood up for a female teammate who was being harassed by a couple of the boys. “Girls can’t play baseball!” they scoffed and got Austin’s immediate retort, “Girls can too play baseball; girls are just as good as boys are.” Brooks, a Marshall University biology major, is a gender equality advocate for the HeForShe solidarity campaign, which was developed by the United Nations Women council to include men and boys into the feminist movement. Last fall, Brooks was impressed ...


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