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Methods and the message: Studying the role of communication in stopping pandemics

Julie Gerdes, an assistant professor in the Department of English, has been awarded a grant through the Council on Vibrant Virginia to study vaccine hesitancy among Latinx communities.

Date: 03/28/2022
A message to faculty and staff on the university's in-person mission

Date: 03/25/2022
Undergraduate lab integrates COVID vaccine development

College of Sciences' Chixia Tian has developed a lab course that integrates cutting-edge research and COVID vaccine development into undergraduate teaching. Specifically, it involves undergraduate nanomedicine majors learning how to fabricate liposomes and load DNAs into the liposomes.

Date: 03/25/2022
The future of work is now

There is no doubt that the pandemic has had a profound impact on the workplace. Providing employees with flexible work options, work-life balance, and a culture of trust and communication are some of those impacts.

Date: 03/23/2022
Surviving remotely – what impact did remote work have on employee psyche?

William Becker’s research investigates the impact of job control – or a person’s ability to influence what happens in their work environment – and work-related loneliness on employee work behaviors and well-being during the massive and abrupt move to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 03/18/2022

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Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020

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