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Help for Hokies is a Zoom or phone call away

Mental health professionals across Virginia Tech have made significant adjustments in the ways that they provide support for the Hokie community in a contactless environment.

Date: 06/05/2020
Virginia Tech researchers establish a reverse genetics system to facilitate COVID-19 research

Researchers from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and the Fralin Life Sciences Institute are establishing a reverse genetics system for SARS-CoV-2 that will serve as the basis for vaccine design and for studying viral mutations associated with COVID-19 severity and viral transmission.

Date: 06/04/2020
Pandemic doesn’t stop Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumnus Scott Jefferies

The same skills and perseverance that led Jefferies to be named the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences’ 2020 Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumnus of the Year Award are helping him lead the Wythe County, Virginia, school system during the pandemic.

Date: 06/04/2020
Phase One, reopening guidance for research

Date: 06/03/2020
Virginia Tech Football preparing to begin voluntary workouts in Blacksburg

Small-group workouts supervised by Coach Ben Hilgart and his staff will be limited to the Beamer-Lawson Practice Facility and the Steve Johnson practice fields. The locker room and other common football areas will remain closed at this time.

Date: 06/01/2020

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A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020
COVID-19 update: A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

At present, all university locations are open. Should COVID-19 affect any future campus operations, Human Resources is exploring options to support our employees including leave, alternative work locations, and flexible schedules.

Date: 03/10/2020
A message from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke

In this message, Provost Clarke encourages faculty to become familiar with strategies to continue teaching through disruptions and to plan for the possibility that students and faculty may not be able to meet for course sessions in person.

Date: 03/10/2020
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute postpones public events in March

Date: 03/09/2020

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