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Virginia Tech issues event requirements for COVID-19 mitigation

Date: 08/25/2021
Experts present on infectious disease at Distinguished Seminar Speaker Series beginning Aug. 31

The series invites outstanding scientists from around the nation to give presentations about their research interests, which range from salmonella in wild birds to antibiotic resistance, and from coronavirus pathogenesis to insect-transmitted emerging plant diseases.

Date: 08/25/2021
Health district expects COVID-19 cases to peak this month, decline in September

As of Aug. 23, 48 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New River Valley, which is double the number a week ago, according to the New River Health District.

Date: 08/23/2021
President Sands, Linsey Marr discuss COVID-19, vaccines, and protocols at online discussion

Throughout their conversation, Marr shared guidance to aid Hokies in making the best decisions for themselves and their communities during the upcoming semester and football season. She encouraged the Virginia Tech community to embrace the chance to be a model during this time.

Date: 08/23/2021
From President Tim Sands: Welcome to the start of an important year in Virginia Tech's history

We are an institution that embraces change, works easily across boundaries, and readily engages the communities we serve. In the coming years, we have an opportunity to become a leading global land-grant research university with a commitment to transformational research, authentic engagement with partners across all sectors, and a model for inclusive and experiential education.

Date: 08/23/2021

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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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