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Marshall University’s annual Week of Welcome (WOW) is underway, with a full schedule of events and activities to welcome hundreds of new students into the Marshall family before the fall semester begins on Mon., Aug. 21. This year, more than than 1,800 first-year students are registered for Week of Welcome events on and off campus.

Marshall University’s Amicus Curiae Lecture Series on Constitutional Democracy continues Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall, with a lecture by Nadine Strossen. Strossen is the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law Emerita, New York Law School and past National President of the American Civil Liberties Union. Strossen

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Amid receiving end-of-year updates ranging from finance to earnings to budgets, the Marshall University Board of Governors today approved a Capital Expenditure Project Report (CEPR) for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC), should funding become available. While Marshall’s current CEPR list includes some $532 million worth of proposed projects from the 10-year campus

The Marshall University Board of Governors this morning voted unanimously to remove the name from a building on the Huntington campus. Board members issued the following statement after the vote: “The Marshall University Board of Governors voted today to remove the name ‘Jenkins Hall’ from the Education Building. Upon the recommendation of President Jerome A.

Lydia Bunner, a junior in Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Undergraduate School of Business, and her fellow team members from other schools won the case category during the KPMG sponsored Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Global Leadership Summit (GLS). The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative

Professor Emeritus Dr. Gary D. Anderson of Marshall University’s Department of Chemistry was named a Fellow with the American Chemical Society and will be recognized at the society’s fall national meeting in San Diego in August. The ACS Fellows program honors members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession and the society.

Students from Marshall University contributed their research on a national level at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Symposia and AT Expo held June 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pam Holland, director of clinical education for Marshall University’s Department of Communication Disorders, has received board certification in swallowing and swallowing disorders (BCS-S), making her the only swallowing specialist in West Virginia certified by the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Holland, a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in the university’s Speech and Hearing Center, said she has been working on this certification for four years.

Zach Preston, a mechanical engineering student in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering, is one of the first-ever recipients of the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship.

Two 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.