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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
Ergonomic resources for teleworking employees

Setting up a home office? Those working remotely can implement easy ergonomic principles that will help deliver a boost to wellbeing, comfort, and productivity. Make individual adjustments, based on personal preference and comfort.

Date: 04/08/2020
Alumnus John Ross helps educators continue teaching during pandemic

Ross was traveling in Iceland when he heard the news that the COVID-19 pandemic was causing most learning environments to go online. As an instructional designer, he knew just how to help.

Date: 04/08/2020
Self-care key during crisis

The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented troubling experiences that span the globe. Virginia Tech’s Hokie Wellness strives to equip students and employees with the tools and endurance necessary for finding a path through exactly this type of situation.

Date: 04/08/2020

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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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