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Mobile vaccine clinics are making COVID-19 vaccines more accessible to the community

In the spirit of Ut Prosim, (That I May Serve), a group of dedicated and creative Virginia Tech students and faculty, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health, are working to make vaccines more available to the community with mobile vaccine clinics and the COVID vaccine car.

Date: 08/03/2021
Commonwealth Cyber Initiative funds seven projects to curb the spread of misinformation campaigns

Funded projects across Virginia universities explore the role of cybersecurity in limiting the spread of disinformation and misinformation.

Date: 08/03/2021
COVID-19 testing program outlined for fall semester

The university is committed to the health and well-being of its community members and reducing the spread of COVID-19, while pursuing the goal of an in-person fall semester that offers the fullest possible educational experience.

Date: 08/02/2021
In region, severe COVID-19 cases highest among the unvaccinated

People who are vaccinated remain the most protected from contracting COVID-19 or from becoming seriously ill with it, according to the New River Health District and the Virginia Department of Health.

Date: 08/02/2021
Updates to Global Travel Policy reflect lessons learned from pandemic response

Date: 07/28/2021

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A message from Dean Byron Hughes, Chief Mac Babb, and Chief Anthony Wilson: We’re still in this together

The smallest of our choices have a significant impact on the greater whole – particularly at this moment when anxieties are running high and resources are low.

Date: 01/25/2021
From President Tim Sands: Maintain vigilance and commitment this spring

Our success this semester depends on each one of us. We’ve all worked hard to get this far, so let’s make it count as we look forward to reclaiming the active campus we know and love.

Date: 01/18/2021
From President Tim Sands: Thank you for your outstanding work this year

2020 will be remembered for challenges the likes of which have not been seen for generations. The year will also be remembered for the way we met those challenges. We developed thoughtful and pragmatic plans, adapted to changing circumstances, and safely served the needs of the community while maintaining a focus on our mission.

Date: 12/15/2020
A message from President Tim Sands: Implementing mandatory random prevalence testing

Mandatory random prevalence testing will allow monitoring of the status of COVID-19 on campus and in Blacksburg with a statistically significant sample of the entire undergraduate population.

Date: 09/18/2020
A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.: Remember our calling

Ut Prosim compels us to model love — in whatever shape it is most needed at any given time. Right now, we especially need the kind of courageous love that puts others first, makes hard decisions, holds others accountable, and models the brilliance of an “all-in” community.

Date: 07/21/2020

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