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Researcher expands caregiving study during the COVID-19 pandemic

Toni Calasanti, a Virginia Tech sociology professor, was interviewing both heterosexual and same-sex couples for an Alzheimer’s disease and dementia grant when the COVID-19 pandemic changed the parameters for many of those couples. A supplemental grant is now allowing her team to study those changes.

Date: 11/06/2020
Photos: Virginia Tech votes on Election Day

Hokies visited the polls Tuesday in Squires Student Center to vote in the 2020 election.

Date: 11/04/2020
Backpacking course marches on in outdoor classroom

Seven students recently completed the course’s capstone project, an overnight backpacking trip to Tinker Cliffs in nearby Botetourt County. Another seven students completed a similar project at McAfee Knob in Catawba, Virginia, a week later.

Date: 11/03/2020
Chamber Singers rehearse in garage space

The Virginia Tech Chamber Singers have utilized an on-campus parking garage as a safe rehearsal space during the COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_fj1ea8bv

Date: 11/02/2020
Students in isolation, quarantine can vote on Election Day

Students who already are registered to vote in Montgomery County must request an application for an emergency absentee ballot by noon on Nov. 2. Once approved, they will receive a paper ballot to vote, from campus, on Election Day.

Date: 11/01/2020

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A message to the Virginia Tech community regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Guided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech’s Schiffert Health Center, a number of important actions are in the process of being planned and implemented.

Date: 03/03/2020
Open letter to the Virginia Tech community: University suspending participation in all activities in Italy

Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.

Date: 02/28/2020

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