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COVID-19 decontamination facility leader offers tips for college, career success

Speaking to participants in a TRIO Programs class to help historically underserved students pursue degrees in STEM fields, Christian Williams says he felt a duty to help tackle the shortage of personal protective equipment.

Date: 08/03/2020
Students advance sustainable change, new growth experiences in Climate Action Commitment update

Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.

Date: 08/03/2020
Town hall addresses testing, fall semester plans

The mandatory COVID-19 testing for on-campus residents was one of several topics related to the university’s updated plan for testing, tracing, and case management discussed during a virtual town hall with Virginia Tech leaders on July 31.

Date: 07/31/2020
Athletics provides update on 2020 football season

Date: 07/31/2020
Let me clear my throat: Capturing coughing sounds provides data for predicting epidemiological trends

Seeking ways to improve prediction methods to preempt future global health crises, Virginia Tech researchers are developing a cost-effective and highly deployable approach for monitoring respiratory illness for public health epidemic forecasting.

Date: 07/31/2020

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COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020
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

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