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Staying safe at home during COVID-19

Date: 04/13/2020
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

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A message from Vice President of Human Resources Bryan Garey

We hope to rebound quickly from this health crisis. We will assess the ongoing financial impact on the university and will keep you informed as our plans emerge.

Date: 03/24/2020
A message from the Global Education Office on study abroad support

Date: 03/24/2020
Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020

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