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Virginia Tech’s COVID-19 testing operation demonstrates the power and versatility of academic labs

In the early days of the pandemic, scientists at Virginia Tech created a COVID-19 testing laboratory and novel test for the virus from scratch. This novel protocol for transforming a research laboratory into a COVID-19 testing operation was described in a new article published July 20 in Nature Communications.

Date: 07/20/2021
Leadership in the Future Workplace program is available

Date: 07/19/2021
Tackling infectious disease: Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program announces its inaugural cohort

The Infectious Disease Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program is now offering graduate students the opportunity to get involved in remarkably diverse research approaches and topics, such as SARS-COV-2 vaccines, antiviral therapies, and tick-borne diseases.

Date: 07/16/2021
Public health experts push vaccinations for fall semester

Virginia Tech students have until Aug. 6 to upload a copy of their vaccination card to the Online Student Health Portal. To be transparent, university officials launched a dashboard that gets updated twice per week and details the population of both employees and students who have reported their vaccination status.

Date: 07/14/2021
Flexible work option resources for employees and supervisors

Date: 07/14/2021

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Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020

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