COVID-19 News Archive

Virtual presentation to feature U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The presentation is open to all and can be seen at
Psychology Clinic to host support group for those feeling the mental effects of life during a pandemic
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will host a weekly virtual support group focused on the impact of COVID-19. It will be from 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, beginning on Nov. 19 and continuing for eight weeks.
Professor publishes chapter in new book, ‘Sport and the Pandemic’
November 5, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
The new book “Sport and the Pandemic” contains a chapter from Marshall University’s director of sport tourism and hospitality management program, Dr. Jennifer Mak.
Faculty, staff going above and beyond to help students during COVID-19
November 5, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for everyone in the Marshall family. Instruction and learning have changed. Jobs and responsibilities have been altered. Even with all the new efforts that are required, members of the Marshall faculty and staff have gone beyond the call of duty to help students who are struggling during these trying times.
Clinical trial to evaluate impact of activated charcoal regimen on COVID-19 symptoms
November 3, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University researchers have initiated a new study to determine whether an open label, activated charcoal regimen impacts the severity of symptoms in COVID-19 positive patients. 
Updated, real-time COVID-19 dashboard now available
October 6, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall University today published a robust and real-time COVID-19 dashboard, upgrading its original reporting tool to one that displays additional details and real-time data in an effort to keep students, employees and the surrounding community informed daily. The comprehensive report features the following data points and includes information from the Huntington and South Charleston campuses,
Second phase of temporary salary reductions announced due to effects of COVID-19 on enrollment
September 10, 2020 · COVID-19, News Release
In an e-mail message this afternoon, Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert told employees the university will implement the second phase of previously announced campus-wide temporary salary reductions made necessary by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the university’s enrollment.
Health and safety measures in place as classes begin
August 24, 2020 · COVID-19, Featured, News Release
Marshall officially began classes today with three instructional delivery options for students—face-to-face, virtual and online. Approximately 1,500 students are living in residence halls on the Huntington campus, with an estimated 6,200 students taking at least one face-to-face class on the Huntington, South Charleston or health sciences campuses. Classes are also underway at the Mid-Ohio Valley Center and Teays Valley Center.
Congresswoman Miller tours campus to see COVID-19 preparations
August 17, 2020 · COVID-19, News Release
Marshall University hosted Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-W.Va.) Aug. 17 for a campus tour to review the university’s implementation of COVID-19 precautions for the fall semester.
Child Development Academy to close through Wednesday due to possible COVID-19 exposures
August 9, 2020 · COVID-19, News Release
The Child Development Academy at Marshall University will be closed Monday through Wednesday due to potential COVID-19 exposures. According to Tracy Smith, director of Environmental Health and Safety at Marshall, the center’s administrators learned an infant enrolled at the center has an immediate family member who was diagnosed with COVID-19 Friday afternoon. The infant, who was last