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Bissell: Vaccine demand is far greater than supply

It could be a couple of months until the New River Health District can offer the COVID-19 vaccine to people in phase 1c, which includes employees at higher education institutions.

Date: 01/20/2021
Why healthy eating can help you fight COVID-19

A healthy diet is essential to building a strong immune system so that your body is less susceptible to infection, including the coronavirus, says Carlin Rafie, a registered dietitian and professor in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Date: 01/20/2021
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
Photos: Spring 2021 move-in

Hokie families braved chilly weather and scattered snow showers to return to campus for the 2021 spring semester. Classes begin virtually on Jan. 19 with in-person and hybrid classes starting on Jan. 25.

Date: 01/18/2021
Virginia Tech and community leaders discuss vaccine progress, pandemic response

Virginia Tech and Blacksburg leaders emphasized patience, vigilance, and hope in the midst of the pandemic during a virtual community conversation event on Jan. 15.

Date: 01/18/2021

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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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