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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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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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