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National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins is the keynote speaker for virtual university commencement

Collins has been a key figure in the response to COVID-19. He is the only presidentially appointed NIH director to serve more than one administration. He will speak at the university’s virtual commencement ceremony Friday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m.

Date: 04/09/2021
Door to door deliveries, outdoor time, daily check-ins: New features improve campus quarantine, isolation

New features include a student advocate program, welcome desks at each residence hall for receiving deliveries and communicating with students, and an outdoor courtyard.

Date: 04/07/2021
Veterinary college's Small Animal Community Practice pivots to enhance experiential learning

In response to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s community practice — which trains Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students in a veterinary practice setting — put into action a creative plan to ensure essential hands-on experiences.

Date: 04/06/2021
Demand for COVID-19 vaccine still stronger than supply in district

Looking ahead, the New River Health District is in discussions about how it can administer vaccines to college students, once larger quantities of vaccine supplies become available.

Date: 04/05/2021
From Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey: Vaccine update for D.C. metro area employees

Date: 04/02/2021

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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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