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Students return to work in laboratories, research spaces for fall semester

Undergraduate and graduate students returning to Virginia Tech for the fall semester on sponsored research or course credit may return to established or new research projects.

Date: 08/11/2020
Virtual consultations for researchers will continue

The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance will continue virtual consultations for researchers on all campuses with subject matter experts from the Institutional Biosafety Committee Program, Human Research Protection Program, Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conflict of Interest Program, Research Integrity and Consultation Program, and Privacy and Research Data Protection Program.

Date: 08/11/2020
Finding the balance between work and home

Virginia Tech provides options during COVID-19 to address childcare concerns while the university continues to advocate for more regional childcare resources.

Date: 08/10/2020
A message from Virginia Tech President Tim Sands

The risks of a residential model at Virginia Tech today are different than they were in March. It is important to remember that we have vastly more information today about COVID-19 than we did in the spring.

Date: 08/09/2020
Virginia Tech COVID-19 lab ready to test thousands of student samples

Starting this week, as students begin to return to campus for the fall semester, the lab’s capacity of 1,000 tests per day will also be dedicated to Virginia Tech students and employees in high-contact roles.

Date: 08/09/2020

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A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020
Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020

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