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Virginia Tech researchers garner two major awards in COVID-19 forecasting challenges

DeepOutbreak, a team of researchers from Virginia Tech's Sanghani Center, Georgia Tech, and the University of Iowa, took first place in the COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge using Facebook symptom survey data and second place in the COVID-19 Grand Challenge.

Date: 01/29/2021
Have a fun and safe weekend

Take care of yourself, get outside, and please take advantage of the great opportunities to stay involved.

Date: 01/29/2021
Survey findings offer valuable feedback for caregiving support during pandemic

Data collected provided valuable insights into the degree to which employees’ lives and work were affected by additional responsibilities of caring for school-aged children and/or adults during the pandemic.

Date: 01/28/2021
Vaccine rollout faces supply, demand, and logistics hurdles

There are 80,000 to 90,000 people in the New River Health District who qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine as part of phase 1b.

Date: 01/27/2021
Pet owners rejoice – new veterinary website to include appointment updates for wondering pet owners

Undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences develop an entrepreneurial plan to help pet owners and veterinary businesses alike.

Date: 01/27/2021

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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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