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How to move a university online in 12 days

Helping instructors design engaging, accessible online courses is a core function of Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, but doing this for all courses in such a short time period was unprecedented.

Date: 04/28/2020
Virginia Water Center interns forge ahead to research environmental justice in the face of COVID-19

The two students attended a national meeting of water institute leaders in Washington, D.C., in February before transitioning to completing their work remotely.

Date: 04/28/2020
Athletes set new goals in wake of COVID-19

Many Hokie athletes are hopeful. Some will return for an added season of eligibility, granted by the NCAA for athletes competing in spring season sports. Others are moving forward with the next steps in their journey.

Date: 04/28/2020
Public health students, faculty, and staff volunteer for local COVID-19 response efforts

The New River Academic Health Department enables collaboration and sharing of resources between the New River Health District and the Virginia Tech Department of Population Health Sciences, a mutually beneficial partnership designed to enhance public health instruction, practice, research, and workforce development and to improve community health in the New River Valley.

Date: 04/28/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension expert offers tips for healthy eating at home during COVID-19

As these unprecedented times are navigated, it is important to maintain a nutritious diet at home – something that can be done with simple recipes with common, long-lasting ingredients found in your pantry.

Date: 04/27/2020

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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
A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020

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