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Bissell: Vaccine demand is far greater than supply

It could be a couple of months until the New River Health District can offer the COVID-19 vaccine to people in phase 1c, which includes employees at higher education institutions.

Date: 01/20/2021
Why healthy eating can help you fight COVID-19

A healthy diet is essential to building a strong immune system so that your body is less susceptible to infection, including the coronavirus, says Carlin Rafie, a registered dietitian and professor in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Date: 01/20/2021
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
Photos: Spring 2021 move-in

Hokie families braved chilly weather and scattered snow showers to return to campus for the 2021 spring semester. Classes begin virtually on Jan. 19 with in-person and hybrid classes starting on Jan. 25.

Date: 01/18/2021
Virginia Tech and community leaders discuss vaccine progress, pandemic response

Virginia Tech and Blacksburg leaders emphasized patience, vigilance, and hope in the midst of the pandemic during a virtual community conversation event on Jan. 15.

Date: 01/18/2021

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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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