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Faith Hensley, Yeager Scholar from Mingo County has found an interesting outlet for her unique love, math.
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
Yeager Scholar Class of 2022 – Yeager Seminar 01 Fieldtrip to Washington, DC
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 completes Hanyang International Summer School in South Korea
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
Sonia Chandi – SYS Class of 2018 – Wins Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
Sonia Chandi of Huntington, West Virginia, a Yeager Scholar and graduate of Marshall University’s Honors College, has been awarded a fellowship worth $5,000 by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Chandi is one of 57 recipients nationwide
Brooke Estep – SYS Class of 2018 – At work in the community
“People love Huntington so much they’re willing to fight for it and make it a better place.” Yeager Scholar Brooke Estep shows us how she fights for her Huntington through exceptional work with the Convention and Visitors Bureau and various nonprofits in the city. Brooke is a senior Public Relations student in the W. Page
Society of Yeager Scholars Class of 2022
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,
Yeager Scholar Coordinator Serves as Co-Dean for Governor’s Honors Academy
February 24, 2018 · News
For the first time in 15 years, the Governor’s Honors Academy is returning to Huntington. Made up of 170 outstanding West Virginia high school scholars who will be seniors in the fall, the three-week academy will be at Marshall July 1– 21. The 2018 GHA program at Marshall will concentrate on “Your Digital World.” Instructors
McElroys offer a humorous educational experience at Yeager Symposium
November 3, 2017 · Events, News, Uncategorized
Members of the McElroy family brought a whole lot of laughs to Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center Thursday as they recorded two podcasts during the Society of Yeager Scholars’ 30th anniversary symposium. Read more in the MU Parthenon.
Summer 2017 Flight Plan
July 26, 2017 · News, Publications
  Check out the latest version of the Yeager Flight Plan newsletter here.
Yeager Scholars win with others in Intuit Competition
Congratulations to Yeager Scholars Liz Adams and Hunter Barclay, along with their teammates in 42 Peaks, for advancing in Intuit‘s first Innovating for Impact design challenge. Innovating for Impact, a collaboration between Marshall University and Intuit, included seven teams that received training on innovation from Intuit leadership, and applied key principles to three specific challenges