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New seed funding program stimulates interdisciplinary collaboration for two student teams

This year, the funding has been awarded to a team working to develop surface coatings that have the ability to neutralize germs, as well as a team advancing holographic methodologies for fabricating materials used in photonics for next-generation biosensors and solar cells.

Date: 09/17/2021
Studying abroad during a pandemic offers lessons in resilience

In a normal year, students on study abroad programs experience tremendous growth as they navigate new cultures and environments. Add a global pandemic to the mix, and the experiences become all the more life-changing.

Date: 09/16/2021
Mask requirement for indoor spaces to remain in effect

Date: 09/14/2021
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 hit a high in New River Valley

While COVID-19 cases in the district largely have plateaued, “our big concern right now is the impact on our health care settings and that tends to lag behind the cases for several weeks,” said Noelle Bissell, health director for the New River Health District.

Date: 09/13/2021
Vaccination mythbusters

Date: 09/13/2021

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A message to the Virginia Tech community regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Guided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech’s Schiffert Health Center, a number of important actions are in the process of being planned and implemented.

Date: 03/03/2020
Open letter to the Virginia Tech community: University suspending participation in all activities in Italy

Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.

Date: 02/28/2020

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