HUNTINGTON — Two Marshall University students have won Freeman-ASIA scholarships to study abroad in the spring of 2021. Alexander Khoury and Morgan Rash both plan to attend Kansai Gaidai University in Kansai, Japan.
Sunday, August 02, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Sunday, July 26, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Five Marshall University students have won Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships to study abroad. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program costs with additional funding available for the study of a critical language overseas.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine was selected as one of nine medical schools to offer a new scholarship for veterans pursuing a career in medicine.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Price E. Dickson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, was recently awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to further his research on the genetic relationsh…
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Thursday, July 16, 2020
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed its newest class of medical students earlier this week with a drive-thru welcome event.
HUNTINGTON — On the southeastern corner of campus, the Marshall University Recreation Center is trying to figure out how its COVID-19 precautions put into place over the summer will have to change when students return.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Marshall University has canceled the Spring 2020 commencement ceremony tentatively scheduled for Aug. 8 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium as cases of COVID-19 continue to steadily increase in the region.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Two incoming Marshall University freshmen have been named among West Virginia’s first class of Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars.
HUNTINGTON — Morgan Johnson is a rising sophomore, mechanical engineering student, and a member of both the Society of Yeager Scholars and the Society of Black Scholars. This summer she’s working for Northrop Grumman as an aeronautics systems engineer intern.
Thursday, July 09, 2020
HUNTINGTON — A woman who fought for the rights of thousands of first-generation college students throughout southern West Virginia and nationally while spearheading the Upward Bound program at Marshall University died last month.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
With a new leader and a slate of new members, the Marshall University Board of Governors voted Tuesday during a special meeting to remove the name of a slaveholder from the university's education building.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University School of Pharmacy assistant professor Blair (Velvet) Journigan, Ph.D., has received a research award from the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
HUNTINGTON — Students Darby McCloud, Michael Smith, Brendin Flinn and Ashley Dague from Marshall University’s College of Science have received $5,000 research grants from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium and will be working alongside Marshall faculty as part of Marshall Universi…
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
HUNTINGTON — A virtual orientation program June 15-30 has kicked off the next phase of training for 100 incoming resident physicians and fellows at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall journalism professor Dan Hollis and WMUL-FM, Marshall’s public radio station, have been honored with a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for the third time in the past four years by the Radio Television Digital News Association, according to a news release.
HUNTINGTON — Faculty members in Marshall University’s College of Liberal Arts have received three grants to support a new program of training, coursework and outreach that will be offered during the 2021-22 academic year connecting the classics with outlets to help veterans and others cope w…
HUNTINGTON — The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University will add three online master’s degree programs in the fall of 2020, according to a news release.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Friday, June 26, 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Paramount Builders LLC, of St. Albans, was awarded the contract to build a new classroom building and a hangar for Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School at Yeager Airport following a vote by the Charleston airport’s governing board.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Marshall University's athletic director, head football coach and head basketball coach will be among those taking a pay cut at the university beginning July 4 as part of pandemic-related budget reductions.
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine announced Wednesday that its largest annual scholarship fundraiser, Standing Out in Our Field, set for Sept. 19, will not be held in 2020.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Marshall representatives told council members the petition would hopefully be one of the final steps before getting construction of the stadium underway.
Monday, June 22, 2020
Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert announced the beginning stages of a long-term plan to address racism, bias and discrimination on campus Monday.
Sunday, June 21, 2020
A new study led by Marshall University researcher M. Jeremiah Matson found that environmental conditions affect the stability of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human nasal mucus and sputum.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University students who participate in the Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP) will benefit from the $1 million award from the National Science Foundation, recently announced by the University of Kentucky.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University says it is planning its rescheduled spring commencement ceremony for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020
Sunday, June 14, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Christopher D. Walker, a biomedical research doctoral student at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, received a graduate research fellowship grant from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert said the cost-cutting measures are necessary to balance the institution’s fiscal year 2021 budget in the face of projected enrollment declines for the fall semester due to COVID-19.
Monday, June 01, 2020
As part of the university’s COVID-19 testing protocols for student-athletes returning to campus for voluntary workouts, school officials said two Marshall University student-athletes and one employee tested positive for the virus over the weekend.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University and its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have selected 10 high school seniors from across West Virginia as the newest class of students for the accelerated B.S./M.D. program, according to a release.
Sunday, May 31, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Mary Anna Ball, a West Virginia native and recent Marshall University graduate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to the United Kingdom in dance from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) Hall of Fame is welcoming five new members, according to a news release. Bill Bissett, Tony Crutchfield, Chris Fabry, Dan Hollis and Susan Nicholas have been selected.
HUNTINGTON — Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received awards from the seventh annual “The Virginias” Associated Press Broadcasters awards ceremony and the 18th annual Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Student Audio Competition.
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine selected six medical students, three resident physicians and two faculty members for membership into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, according to a news release.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University School of Pharmacy and the Fairfield Community Development Corp. will host a drive-thru food collection this week for Facing Hunger Foodbank.
After two months, faculty and staff at Marshall University returned to campus briefly this week to receive a kit with supplies to keep them safe when campus begins to reopen.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s Jazz Studies program in the School of Music will offer a Virtual Jazz Camp from June 8-12 in place of its usual Jazz-MU-Tazz jazz camp this summer.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s and The Pottery Place’s month-long virtual Empty Bowls sale raised $9,705 for the Facing Hunger Foodbank.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Wael Zatar, Ph.D., dean of Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences (CECS), has been appointed to become the founding chairman of the National Standing Committee on Innovative Highway Structures and Appurtenances of the Transportation Research Board (TR…
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
HUNTINGTON — The Physician Assistant program at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is accepting applications for its inaugural class, which begins in January 2021, a news release said.
Monday, May 11, 2020
HUNTINGTON — The Brad D. Smith Undergraduate School of Business at Marshall University will launch its first fully online Bachelor of Arts degree in general business beginning Fall 2020.
Sunday, May 10, 2020
With roots that vary from Colombia, South America, to southern West Virginia, seven future scientists, doctors and engineers have decided to join the Marshall University family as the new class of Yeager Scholars.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Thanks to a donation from a retired professor, Marshall University's composting facility will be fully operational this summer.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University has announced it has tentatively rescheduled its spring commencement ceremony for Saturday, Aug. 8, in Huntington.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Monday, May 04, 2020
Information technology staff at the Marshall University School of Pharmacy and Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine are lending their expertise to personal protection equipment (PPE) production.
Sunday, May 03, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University announced last week it has started accepting online applications from students for emergency financial assistance grants provided through the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act.
Marshall University student Maria “Ellie” White has been named one of 396 college students to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
The scholarship, a partnership between the Department of Defense National Defense Education Program and the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, is one of the highest honors undergraduates in STEM fields can receive.
Saturday, May 02, 2020
HUNTINGTON — A bright, sunny Saturday should have been the scene for Marshall University to celebrate its newest graduates — however, the school had to postpone its in-person commencement due to ongoing concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Marshall Health is busy working on several projects, including renovating a Huntington apartment complex to house a new initiative for mothers in recovery from drug use disorder.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University students Kane Morrone and Cara Martin have worked with university student affairs staff members Dakota Maddox and Matt James to establish Project Feed Huntington, an outreach effort aimed at alleviating hunger and other COVID-19-related needs in the Huntington area.
Marshall University’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety has canceled the following camps, including sports camps, through the end of June due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university announced Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Marshall University announced this week that all new student orientation sessions will be conducted online this summer in keeping with safety and health guidelines as directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Despite the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent campus shutdown, Marshall University celebrated the rebirth of the Thundering Herd’s football program during the annual spring fountain ceremony Saturday.