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A welcome back message from President Tim Sands

Being together will be different this year, and while some employees and students will continue to connect remotely this semester, our campus will be more active as we find creative ways to live, work, and play under current public health guidelines.

Date: 08/14/2020
Virginia Cooperative Extension helps get food from the field to the table during COVID-19

Extension agents continue the history of helping by creating innovative solutions and digital tools designed to help farmers adapt to the unique agricultural challenges created by COVID-19.

Date: 08/12/2020
Faculty prepare for fall 2020 with new tools and support

Developing a plan for fall instruction has been a challenging process complicated by the rapidly shifting dynamics of the coronavirus pandemic.

Date: 08/12/2020
Powered by artificial intelligence, CT scans could fill gaps in COVID-19 testing

Algorithms that boost the resolution of lung scans can help doctors visualize telltale signs of COVID-19, potentially offering a faster, more accurate way to test for the disease.

Date: 08/11/2020
New guidance for student groups looking to hold events this fall

Virginia Tech has created a new event evaluation process so that students will be able to safely hold in-person events this fall, as long as those events meet the university’s strict public safety and health guidelines. Virtual events should continue to be conducted when feasible.

Date: 08/11/2020

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Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020
A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020

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