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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
Division of Information Technology embraces essential role during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic changed Virginia Tech's teaching strategies and forced many employees to work from home, but the Division of Information Technology supported those efforts well, and the work of those staff members has opened potential new opportunities going forward.

Date: 08/20/2021

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A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020
A message from Vice President of Human Resources Bryan Garey

We hope to rebound quickly from this health crisis. We will assess the ongoing financial impact on the university and will keep you informed as our plans emerge.

Date: 03/24/2020
A message from the Global Education Office on study abroad support

Date: 03/24/2020

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