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Linsey Marr's rule on wearing a mask outdoors

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, shares her rule of thumb when it comes to wearing a mask outdoors.

Date: 09/01/2021
The limitations of face shields in protecting against Covid-19

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, explains the limitations of face shields when it comes to protection against Covid-19. Marr shared her insight during a live streamed conversation with President Tim Sands on Aug. 19.

Date: 09/01/2021
The key to a good mask: fit and filtration

What makes a good mask? Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr explains why it comes down to fit and filtration.

Date: 09/01/2021
Aerosol expert Linsey Marr on the return to mask wearing in indoor settings

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, shares her approach on the return to wearing masks in indoor settings. Marr shared her insight during a live streamed conversation with President Tim Sands on Aug. 19.

Date: 09/01/2021
Aerosol expert Linsey Marr's take on wearing masks at outdoor activities

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, shares her approach on wearing a mask outdoors. Marr shared her insight during a live streamed conversation with President Tim Sands on Aug. 19.

Date: 08/31/2021

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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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