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University Libraries’ student teams respond to White House call to action to analyze COVID-19 data

University Libraries at Virginia Tech faculty members Anne M. Brown and Jonathan Briganti challenged their undergraduate data students in the library’s DataBridge program and the Bevan & Brown Lab to jump in and create tools and look for patterns and trends in COVID-19 research data using machine learning and molecular modeling.

Date: 05/12/2020
Help is available in today's work environment, if you’re willing to accept it

“People at work want to help others, and employers love and reward it,” explained Phil Thompson, assistant professor in the Department of Management. “But, it works only if people are willing to accept that help.”

Date: 05/11/2020
Sky-high deliveries benefit small businesses, consumers during pandemic

The demand for products delivered by drone has increased dramatically since COVID-19 began, according to Wing, a Christiansburg drone delivery company that works with the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership. Wing also has added several Christiansburg businesses to its delivery lineup.

Date: 05/10/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension experts offer tips for preserving food during COVID-19

Preserving foods enables you to create delicious, flavorful, and nutritious food at home that can be enjoyed year-round.

Date: 05/08/2020
University, board of visitors to consider no increase in tuition rates for 2020-21 academic year

In preparation of the full Virginia Tech Board of Visitors meeting scheduled for June 2, the Finance and Resource Management Committee met Thursday to discuss, among several items, tuition scenarios for the 2020-21 academic year.

Date: 05/07/2020

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Statements

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Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020
A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020

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