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Marshall Magazine, Spring 2022

The Parthenon, March 1, 2022
4th Annual TEDxMarshallU Showcases Life Changing Stories in Huntington

Change is often defined as the ability to replace something with a new or better version of itself. It is synonymous with transformation, a word that goes a little further—a dramatic change in form. With that in mind, the TEDxMarshallU theme of “stories that change us,” can only be described as one that showcased the ability for one’s story to take hold of someone, give them their form and create something new.  Read more

Herald Dispatch, February 26, 2022
TEDxMarshallU event shares stories from local Appalachians

Local artists performed while sharing stories at Marshall’s fourth annual TEDxMarshallU event Saturday, covering race, religion, Appalachian roots and the process of creating art through this year’s theme of “Stories That Change Us.” Read more

WSAZ News Channel 3 Tonight broadcast, February 26, 2022
TED Talks at Marshall University

Story begins at 7:54 in the broadcast. Watch it here

The Parthenon, February 24, 2022
TEDx Set to Return for 4th Year to Share Stories that Change Us

The 4th annual TEDxMarshallU will be held this Saturday, Feb. 26, giving anyone in the Huntington and Marshall community, an opportunity to learn more about the theme, “Stories that change us.”  Read more

Herald Dispatch, February 20, 2022
Fourth annual TEDxMarshallU event to be held in person

To celebrate storytelling through spoken word, art, music and technology, Marshall University will host its fourth annual TEDxMarshallU event. The event organized by students, faculty and staff will be available in person and virtually from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. Read more

Marshall University News, February 9, 2022
Hybrid TEDxMarshallU event to be held Feb. 26

Marshall University will host its 4th annual TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty, and staff from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center. COVID-19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged and wearing masks will be required of all individuals who attend the event. With COVID-19 restrictions limiting the number of in-person attendees, the event will also be livestreamed. Read more

WCHS Eyewitness News, February 9, 2022
Marshall University to hold fourth annual TEDx event

Marshall University will hold its fourth annual TEDxMarshallU event on Saturday, Feb. 26. The event, which is organized by students, faculty and staff, will feature nine speakers from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center, according to a news release from the university. Read more

LootPress, February 9, 2022
Marshall to host hybrid TEDxMarshallU event Feb. 26

The Herald Dispatch, April 11, 2021
Marshall’s local TEDx event about rising from tragedy

The Marshall University community celebrated an evening of “RISING” last Friday at the third annual TEDxMarshallU event. Read more

Marshall University News, April 8, 2021
Local TEDx event focuses on rising from tragedy

The Marshall University community celebrated an evening of “RISING” last Friday at the third annual TEDxMarshallU event. Read more

WSAZ Studio 3 Broadcast, April 1, 2021
Duo Transcend on Studio 3

Watch Duo Transcend, Tyce and Mary Nielsen, talk about their rising career, what’s next, and coming into Huntington for TEDxMarshallU: RISING on WSAZ’s Studio 3. Watch now

HerdZone, March 31, 2021
Red Dawson among impressive speakers at TEDxMarshallU event

Marshall University will host its third annual TEDxMarshallU event this Friday from 7 to 9 p.m., and this year will have an athletics twist. The theme for this year’s event is “RISING” to honor the 50th anniversary of the Marshall University community beginning to rise from the ashes of the November 1970 plane crash, according to a university release. Among the themes that will be explored are the ideas and initiatives that are helping the community rise in education, economic development and mental health, as well as perseverance through adversity. Read more

WSAZ Studio 3 Broadcast, March 29, 2021
‘Rising’ TEDxMarshallU

Watch TEDxMarshallU: RISING Co-organizer Kelly Leonard and Event Manager Michael Levenson discuss our third annual event on WSAZ’s Studio 3. Watch Now

The Herald Dispatch, March 29, 2021
Virtual TEDxMarshallU set for April 2

Marshall University will host its third annual TEDxMarshallU event… Read more

The Parthenon, March 23, 2021
TEDx Marshall: for a community continuously rising

The third annual TEDx Marshall University event will be held on Friday, April 2, with a series of speakers who inspire the Huntington audience during the city’s 150th-anniversary celebration throughout 2021. Read more

The Herald Dispatch, March 10, 2021
Marshall to host virtual TEDxMarshallU April 2

Marshall University will host its 3rd annual TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty and staff from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 2, online. Read more

We Are Marshall: The Newsletter for Marshall University, March 10, 2021
Marshall to host virtual TEDxMarshallU April 2

Marshall will host its 3rd annual TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty and staff from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 2, online. The theme for this year’s TEDxMarshallU is “RISING,” to honor the 50th anniversary of the Marshall University community beginning to rise from the ashes of the November 1970 plane crash and to highlight ideas and initiatives that are helping our community rise in education, economic development, and mental health and persevere through adversity. Read More

We Are Marshall: The Newsletter for Marshall University, April 22, 2020
TEDx videos from March 14 event available online

The talks from the TEDxMarshallU BRIDGES event, held virtually March 14, have been posted online for the public to view. Read more

The Herald Dispatch, March 15, 2020
Second annual TEDxMarshallU event moves to livestream

Marshall University’s second annual TEDxMarshallU event on Saturday evening may have been altered by recent developments in the spread of COVID-19, but as the saying goes, “the show must go on.” Read more

The Herald Dispatch, March 14, 2020
Photos: TEDxMarshallU Rehearsals

Speakers take the stage during a rehearsal session for TEDxMarshallU on Saturday, March 14, 2020… Read more

The Herald Dispatch, March 12, 2020
Event cancellations roll in amid ongoing virus prevention

The planned face-to-face TEDxMarshallU event at the Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium on Saturday, March 14, will be replaced by a livestreamed version of the program for all ticketed individuals, according to Marshall University. Read more

The Herald Dispatch, March 11, 2020
Marshall to host second annual TEDx event March 14

Marshall University will host its second TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty and staff at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium in Huntington City Hall. Read more

WSAZ Studio 3, February 25, 2020
TEDxMarshallU

TEDxMarshallU: BRIDGES student organizers Hannah Petracca and Sebastian Morris visit WSAZ’s Studio 3 to talk about the upcoming BRIDGES event. Watch here

Marshall University News, February 5, 2020
Second TEDx event set for March 14; tickets on sale now

Marshall University will host the 2nd annual TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty and staff. The event will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium in Huntington City Hall. TEDxMarshallU is a public event, but will require the purchase of tickets. Tickets went on sale Jan. 28. Read more

The Parthenon, April 30, 2019
‘Innovative Solutions to Complex Problems’ theme of TEDx event

A wide array of topics, ranging from the opioid epidemic and sexual assault to music therapy, will be presented at Marshall University’s first TEDx event Saturday, May 4. Read more