News Feed – Current Yeager Scholars News Archive

Society of Yeager Scholars announces 37th class of scholars HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — This fall, eight students will begin their studies at Marshall University as members of the school’s 37th class of Yeager Scholars. The students, who come from West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky, accepted full scholarships to attend Marshall, where they will experience a rigorous and

Meet Yeager Scholar and Thundering Nerd Faith Hensley. Faith, a junior from Mingo County, is producing data using Marshall University’s Differential Analyzer. Her research, “Creating Functions from Rates of Change,” was recently presented at Lindenwood University

The Holcomb Class of Yeager Scholars (2022) at Marshall University had their first field experience in the context of their two-year, Yeager Seminar sequence of four intensive courses. Their fieldtrip, as a part of the first of their Yeager Seminars, entails exploring industry, defense, civil rights, history, and politics in our nation’s capital. The jam-packed

Erica Burns, a rising sophomore from Hurricane, West Virginia, graduated from Hanyang International Summer School in South Korea. Erica, a member of the Society of Yeager Scholars Class of 2021 majoring in Statistics, used her summer break to learn more about Korean language and culture, earning credits toward an Asian Studies minor. Look for more

Yeager Scholars Liz Adams and Luca Brambilla are seen here proudly representing Marshall University at (nearly) the top of the world at the Mt. Everest base camp. Here we catch them experiencing time in Nepal and on the face of Everest before they spend the summer volunteering and teaching in India. #MarshallUFamily  

Lexi Adkins is not the stereotypical cheerleader of Hollywood fame – ditzy, mean and knowing nothing about the sports for which she cheers. Adkins, 18, and a freshman at Marshall University, is the opposite of all those unflattering qualities. The young woman flying through the air and back flipping across the Thundering Herd’s fields and

Yeager Scholar Victoria Endres who is a Literary Studies and Creative Writing major has had three recent publications. Her nonfiction essay “Skinny” appears in the Manhattanville Review. Her poem “Tattoo” appears in the Underscore Review. And, finally, her nonfiction essay “Mirror, Mirror” is in volume sixteen of Thoreau’s Rooster.

Here, members of the Marshall family—including Hunter Barclay, a Yeager Scholar and President of the Marshall University Student Government Association, together with the acclaimed John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps—traveled to Richmond, Virginia for the second consecutive year to celebrate the nation’s longest-serving chief justice and the University’s namesake, Chief Justice John Marshall.

The Society of Yeager Scholars has announced its 32nd class of students, who will begin their studies at Marshall University this fall. The Yeager program, under the auspices of Marshall’s Honors College, provides numerous benefits to students, including full tuition, room and board; a summer study at Oxford University; a laptop; and additional academic, leadership,

Aaron Roberts, Yeager Scholar Class of 2019 was recently awarded a DAAD-RISE.  Aaron, a junior Biochemistry major, will research natural killer cells (lymphocytes in the same family as T and B cells,) in an international lab in Halle, Germany. RISE Germany offers summer research in Germany for undergraduate students from North America, Great Britain and