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New study shows differences in how men and women perceive risks of COVID-19 pandemic

When survey responders were asked during a Virginia Tech study to rate their fear of the pandemic on a sliding scale, nearly 20 percent of women chose the highest possible option compared with 9.3 percent of men. However, previous studies have shown that men are more likely to experience severe illness or die of COVID-19.

Date: 11/11/2021
Michael Mulhare recognized for service and leadership during Virginia Tech’s COVID-19 response

For the past 20 months, Mulhare has been at the forefront of the university’s response to the virus, serving as Virginia Tech’s COVID director, leader of the Incident Management Team, and advisor to President Tim Sands and his leadership team.

Date: 11/11/2021
New River Health District hosting vaccine clinic for children 5-11 on Wednesday, Nov. 10

Date: 11/08/2021
Virginia Tech housekeeping tackles flu through thorough cleaning and disinfecting, strong teamwork

Through universitywide collaboration, best-in-class disinfecting practices and training, and dedicated service, these teams remain committed to slowing the spread of the seasonal flu.

Date: 11/04/2021
Still waiting for that package to arrive? It may be awhile

Barbara Hoopes, associate professor of business information technology, recently discussed the challenges with the supply chain nationally and globally and how consumers can maneuver this unprecedented time, particularly as the holiday season approaches.

Date: 11/04/2021

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A message from Dean of University Libraries Tyler Walters

Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.

Date: 03/20/2020
May commencement ceremonies to move online; senior celebration in Lane Stadium planned for September

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.

Date: 03/19/2020
Social distancing: Off-campus gatherings prohibited and enforced

Date: 03/18/2020
Dining Services hours and operations in response to COVID-19

Date: 03/18/2020
From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020

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