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COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Aug. 26

Date: 07/26/2021
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

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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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