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From President Tim Sands: In the spirit of Ut Prosim, consider the Virginia Medical Reserve Corps

The Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a force of dedicated individuals who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency. Signing up to serve with the Medical Reserve Corps is a great opportunity for health-care majors and other students interested in helping their fellow Virginians.

Date: 04/10/2020
A student’s perspective

Nina Tarr, whose parents live in Italy, is finishing her junior year in her apartment in Blacksburg. "We’re all Hokies—and we’re all in this together."

Date: 04/10/2020
From the folds: Students create art as old as paper itself (with a how-to video)

Before COVID-19, Virginia Tech’s Origami Club met weekly in Squires Student Center to fold paper together. Now, the group plans to have virtual meetings via Zoom to practice origami.

Date: 04/10/2020
Medical school moves its small-group, problem-based learning online to help stop the spread of COVID-19

The method is used in the first and second years of the curriculum as a way for students to learn the basic science they need to know as physicians within the framework of real patient cases.

Date: 04/10/2020
Some do's and don'ts for drinking during a crisis

Hokie Wellness shares insight and guidance on healthy alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 04/10/2020

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A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.: Remember our calling

Ut Prosim compels us to model love — in whatever shape it is most needed at any given time. Right now, we especially need the kind of courageous love that puts others first, makes hard decisions, holds others accountable, and models the brilliance of an “all-in” community.

Date: 07/21/2020
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

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