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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
University creates new guidance for fall events

The new guidance for fall semester allows for some in-person events on campus or in Virginia Tech space. Virtual events should continue to be conducted when feasible.

Date: 08/11/2020
Students return to work in laboratories, research spaces for fall semester

Undergraduate and graduate students returning to Virginia Tech for the fall semester on sponsored research or course credit may return to established or new research projects.

Date: 08/11/2020
Virtual consultations for researchers will continue

The Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance will continue virtual consultations for researchers on all campuses with subject matter experts from the Institutional Biosafety Committee Program, Human Research Protection Program, Animal Care and Use Program, Research Conflict of Interest Program, Research Integrity and Consultation Program, and Privacy and Research Data Protection Program.

Date: 08/11/2020

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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
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

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