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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 - A conversation with Virginia Tech's safety leaders

Virginia Tech's Mike Mulhare and Kevin Foust were just a few miles apart from each other in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11, 2001. They shared their experiences from that day and how the lessons they gained continue to shape their efforts leading the university's COVID-19 response today.

Date: 09/10/2020
Dining Services updates

Dining Services has redesigned its service model for the health and well-being of the campus community. As a result, there are changes at two dining centers.

Date: 09/10/2020
Quarantine boredom buster leads to budding small business

At the start of the pandemic, back home in Chesapeake, Virginia, Jarred Green '20 had to find a way to fill his newly found free time. He had a table saw and a passion for craftsmanship. Both became his ticket to a new business venture.

Date: 09/09/2020
University launches dashboard updates each weekday

Today’s debut of a reconfigured COVID-19 dashboard features an update of positive test results from Schiffert Health Center as well as the number of students currently in quarantine or isolation according to the Housing and Residential Life isolation and quarantine data.

Date: 09/08/2020
Hokie helps in a hot zone

Senior Cameron Buck traveled to Hidalgo County, Texas, on July 1 to begin a month of volunteering in hospital ICUs swamped with COVID-19 patients.

Date: 09/08/2020

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A message from Dean Byron Hughes, Chief Mac Babb, and Chief Anthony Wilson: We’re still in this together

The smallest of our choices have a significant impact on the greater whole – particularly at this moment when anxieties are running high and resources are low.

Date: 01/25/2021
From President Tim Sands: Maintain vigilance and commitment this spring

Our success this semester depends on each one of us. We’ve all worked hard to get this far, so let’s make it count as we look forward to reclaiming the active campus we know and love.

Date: 01/18/2021
From President Tim Sands: Thank you for your outstanding work this year

2020 will be remembered for challenges the likes of which have not been seen for generations. The year will also be remembered for the way we met those challenges. We developed thoughtful and pragmatic plans, adapted to changing circumstances, and safely served the needs of the community while maintaining a focus on our mission.

Date: 12/15/2020
A message from President Tim Sands: Implementing mandatory random prevalence testing

Mandatory random prevalence testing will allow monitoring of the status of COVID-19 on campus and in Blacksburg with a statistically significant sample of the entire undergraduate population.

Date: 09/18/2020
A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.: Remember our calling

Ut Prosim compels us to model love — in whatever shape it is most needed at any given time. Right now, we especially need the kind of courageous love that puts others first, makes hard decisions, holds others accountable, and models the brilliance of an “all-in” community.

Date: 07/21/2020

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