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Virginia Tech lab joins network to expand COVID-19 testing across state

Virginia Tech was selected as one of three exclusive OneLab Network Tier 2 laboratories to expand COVID-19 testing capacity across Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam announced on Nov. 10.

Date: 11/10/2020
A breath of fresh air

In an effort to maximize in-person learning opportunities, faculty in the School of Visual Arts are taking to the great outdoors – and providing a much-needed outlet for students in their classes.

Date: 11/09/2020
Researcher expands caregiving study during the COVID-19 pandemic

Toni Calasanti, a Virginia Tech sociology professor, was interviewing both heterosexual and same-sex couples for an Alzheimer’s disease and dementia grant when the COVID-19 pandemic changed the parameters for many of those couples. A supplemental grant is now allowing her team to study those changes.

Date: 11/06/2020
Photos: Virginia Tech votes on Election Day

Hokies visited the polls Tuesday in Squires Student Center to vote in the 2020 election.

Date: 11/04/2020
Backpacking course marches on in outdoor classroom

Seven students recently completed the course’s capstone project, an overnight backpacking trip to Tinker Cliffs in nearby Botetourt County. Another seven students completed a similar project at McAfee Knob in Catawba, Virginia, a week later.

Date: 11/03/2020

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Statements

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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
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

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