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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
A message to students from President Tim Sands

Every day I speak with a student or parent who is adjusting to experiential learning opportunities that have been postponed or a hands-on laboratory or clinical experience that may not be possible.

Date: 04/08/2020

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A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020
COVID-19 update: A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

At present, all university locations are open. Should COVID-19 affect any future campus operations, Human Resources is exploring options to support our employees including leave, alternative work locations, and flexible schedules.

Date: 03/10/2020
A message from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke

In this message, Provost Clarke encourages faculty to become familiar with strategies to continue teaching through disruptions and to plan for the possibility that students and faculty may not be able to meet for course sessions in person.

Date: 03/10/2020
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute postpones public events in March

Date: 03/09/2020

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