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Supporting engineering students via the screen

When COVID-19 hit in the spring of 2020, the general engineering academic advisors transitioned overnight from in-person to online to care for the 2,583 first-year engineering students who struggled to start college amid a pandemic.

Date: 04/28/2022
Mask requirements lifted from Blacksburg Transit buses

Date: 04/19/2022
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

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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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