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COVID-19 response in developing countries: Virginia Tech team adapts agricultural services when farmers need them most

To address food insecurity during the pandemic, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management is improving the ways in which it disseminates crop solutions to farmers in the developing world.

Date: 06/12/2020
Feminist activism goes online to support a home for abandoned children

A sociology class in feminist activism took its fundraiser online to support Aarti for Girls in Kadapa, India.

Date: 06/12/2020
Orientation leaders prepare online experience for students and families

Virginia Tech is welcoming new Hokies and their families through an online orientation experience this summer. The university began working to implement the new format after announcing in the spring that orientation would be online in response to COVID-19.

Date: 06/11/2020
Virginia Tech establishes multifaceted COVID-19 prevention cleaning approach

As the Virginia Tech community proceeds toward an increased on-campus presence this fall, the university is committed to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness across all campus facilities.

Date: 06/09/2020
Students at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine assemble face shields

The shields were 3D printed by faculty and students in the College of Engineering to aid health care professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/VTCSOM+Face+Shield+Construction/1_dss1wm17

Date: 06/09/2020

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Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020
A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020

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