The Newsletter for Marshall University                                       Feb. 17, 2021

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Please note: Because of the recent and forecast inclement weather and power outages, some events listed here may be postponed or canceled. Please check the status of the event with its organizers.

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Marshall Health COVID-19 testing site to remain closed today and tomorrow

Due to continued adverse weather conditions, Marshall Health's drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will remain closed Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 18. Additional Marshall Health clinic closures and delays can be found at https://www.marshallhealth.org/news/clinic-delays-for-inclement-weather-215-216/.

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Susan Ross

In Memoriam: Susan Ross

Susan Renée Ross,  senior financial accountant at the Marshall University Research Corporation, died Feb. 13.  Funeral arrangements for Ross are pending under the direction of Lewis Gillum Funeral Home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family is asking that all respect and follow CDC guidelines. She cared and advocated for individuals with disabilities, and, in lieu of flowers, the family …

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Dakota Hawk donated by Daniel Ward

Alumnus donates personal aircraft to Marshall aviation program

Marshall University’s new Aviation Maintenance and Technology (AMT) program has landed its first aircraft, thanks to the generosity of a local alumnus. Daniel Ward of Barboursville, a private pilot and retired manager at Marathon Petroleum, flew his Dakota Hawk one last time this month, from Ona Airpark to Huntington Tri-State Airport to deliver the single-engine plane to the new Marshall …

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School of Medicine to host fundraiser with Chipotle Mexican Grill in Huntington

Not sure what to make for dinner?  Next Monday you can let Chipotle do the work while supporting the doctors of tomorrow.  A Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine  fundraiser is schedule for Monday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Chipotle at 2151 Fifth Ave. in Huntington. You can also order online (app or website) …

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Graphic for Podcasting Panel

Marshall to host online panel discussion about podcasting

Marshall University’s Digital Humanities program will host an online panel discussion on podcasting Tuesday, Feb. 23. The panel will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, and viewers can learn about starting, promoting and improving podcasts from members of the Marshall University community who have their own podcasts. Viewers can register at  www.tinyurl.com/DHpodcastpanel. The online discussion will …

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School of Music to host 12th Annual Festival of New Music Feb. 25-26

The Marshall University School of Music will host the 12th Annual Festival of New Music on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 25-26. The festival features chamber music, electro-acoustic music, and music for film composed by guest composers, Marshall University composition faculty, students and Marshall alumni. The festival will stream online at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, and at 3 p.m. and 7:30 …

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IT issues tax season reminders on identity theft

Marshall University Information Technology (MUIT) wants to warn the Marshall community to be on the lookout for Tax Identity Theft scams. Many federal agencies are offering information and resources to help consumers learn to protect themselves from tax-related identity theft and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposter scams. MUIT along with the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the …

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Coronavirus Statistics:

New Cases Since Feb. 3, 2021
   Students: 38
   Faculty: 0
   Staff*: 1

* Includes auxiliary employees (Sodexo, Aetna, Rec Center, etc.)

All testing is being done in partnership with Marshall Health, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Pleasant Valley Hospital, QLabs Inc. and MedExpress Urgent Care.

The most recent information is always available at www.marshall.edu/coronavirus/dashboard.

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed Feb. 24, 2021. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.

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