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Study shows cloth face coverings help protect both wearers and those nearby

A newly released Virginia Tech study examining the efficacy of common face coverings may help a concerned public breathe a sigh of relief.

Date: 11/23/2020
Turkey with a side of new COVID-19-friendly traditions

Virginia Cooperative Extension offers ways to make the 2020 Thanksgiving holiday memorable for families and friends alike.

Date: 11/23/2020
Leaders commend town, university pandemic response, look ahead to spring

When students return to campus this spring, they will see small changes, including new intramural sports and more in-person activities that follow public health and science guidance, said Frank Shushok, vice president of Student Affairs at Virginia Tech.

Date: 11/20/2020
Motivating movement and creating community during COVID-19

Launched in October, the app-based fitness group, Hokie Movement Club, has already grown to more than 700 users. It features weekly challenges and prizes and allows for users to encourage each other from afar.

Date: 11/20/2020
Board of Visitors receives briefing on pandemic impact on university workforce

“The pandemic has changed the work environment for good, not just the foreseeable future,” Bryan Garey, vice president of human resources, told the Board of Visitors. “Organizations all over the world have had to figure out new ways to work and Virginia Tech has been among them."

Date: 11/19/2020

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A message to faculty from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke: Online instruction and essential operations

Virginia Tech faculty and departments continue to convert courses to online delivery and support essential campus operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
A message from Dean Karen P. DePauw regarding graduate research

Date: 03/31/2020
A message from Dean Karen P. DePauw regarding graduate student employment

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020

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