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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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Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020
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

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