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Researcher expands caregiving study during the COVID-19 pandemic

Toni Calasanti, a Virginia Tech sociology professor, was interviewing both heterosexual and same-sex couples for an Alzheimer’s disease and dementia grant when the COVID-19 pandemic changed the parameters for many of those couples. A supplemental grant is now allowing her team to study those changes.

Date: 11/06/2020
Photos: Virginia Tech votes on Election Day

Hokies visited the polls Tuesday in Squires Student Center to vote in the 2020 election.

Date: 11/04/2020
Backpacking course marches on in outdoor classroom

Seven students recently completed the course’s capstone project, an overnight backpacking trip to Tinker Cliffs in nearby Botetourt County. Another seven students completed a similar project at McAfee Knob in Catawba, Virginia, a week later.

Date: 11/03/2020
Chamber Singers rehearse in garage space

The Virginia Tech Chamber Singers have utilized an on-campus parking garage as a safe rehearsal space during the COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_fj1ea8bv

Date: 11/02/2020
Students in isolation, quarantine can vote on Election Day

Students who already are registered to vote in Montgomery County must request an application for an emergency absentee ballot by noon on Nov. 2. Once approved, they will receive a paper ballot to vote, from campus, on Election Day.

Date: 11/01/2020

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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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