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Lauren Childs to create improved models for tracking spread of disease

Childs, an assistant professor of mathematics, will use a five-year $550,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop mathematical frameworks that can decipher the dynamics of disease and suggest earlier, more effective interventions to mitigate the spread of disease.

Date: 04/18/2022
Hokie Health: Resources and support for those affected by long-haul COVID

Date: 04/13/2022
Expiration of Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL)

Date: 04/06/2022
Linsey Marr participates in White House virtual conversation on indoor air quality

At the event related to COVID-19 and indoor air quality, Marr touted ventilation and filtration as two proven tools that reduce the spread of airborne viruses and other harmful aerosols indoors.

Date: 03/31/2022
Methods and the message: Studying the role of communication in stopping pandemics

Julie Gerdes, an assistant professor in the Department of English, has been awarded a grant through the Council on Vibrant Virginia to study vaccine hesitancy among Latinx communities.

Date: 03/28/2022

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Statements

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A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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