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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
Virginia Cooperative Extension expert offers tips for safely buying take-out food and packages during COVID-19

The reliance on take-out and food delivery has increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and, while the food supply is safe, there are ways to emphasize food safety from these sources.

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: 04/09/2020
Commencement plans, summer activities among topics discussed at virtual town hall

During the hourlong event, which was streamed live, President Tim Sands and university leaders discussed Virginia Tech's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date: 04/09/2020
Virginia Tech history class connects 1918 flu outbreak to COVID-19 pandemic

Students in a Topics in the History of Data in Social Context course will collaborate with the National Library of Medicine on a virtual symposium to present their research.

Date: 04/09/2020

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A message from President Tim Sands: Implementing mandatory random prevalence testing

Mandatory random prevalence testing will allow monitoring of the status of COVID-19 on campus and in Blacksburg with a statistically significant sample of the entire undergraduate population.

Date: 09/18/2020
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

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