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Cleaning and Disinfecting with Virginia Tech Housekeeping

Join Heather Palmer, Jo Williams, and Danyel Basham from the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities as they demonstrate best-in-class cleaning and disinfecting practices in the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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"I love how alive the campus feels"

As students return for the Fall 2021 semester, they're looking forward to football games, in-person classrooms, making friends and social events.

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Fall 2021 Semester Begins

Hokies filled the classrooms, the walkways and the dining halls as the fall semester got underway on Monday, August 23.

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June 15 Town Hall: President Sands highlights impact of a vaccinated community

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Virginia Tech President Tim Sands shares the impact a more fully vaccinated campus community will have on the in-person experience.

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June 15 Town Hall: Noelle Bissell on time-frame for getting Covid vaccination

In a town hall conversation on June 15, New River Health District Director Noelle Bissell explains the time-frame in which someone who has tested positive for Covid can receive the vaccination.

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June 15 Town Hall: Noelle Bissell on possible link between Covid vaccine and myocarditis

In a town hall conversation on June 15, New River Health District Director Noelle Bissell explains the Centers for Disease Control’s response to a possible link between the Covid vaccine and…

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June 15 Town Hall: Mike Mulhare on Covid testing for unvaccinated students and employees

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Mike Mulhare, assistant vice president for emergency management, discusses the Covid testing requirements for students and employees.

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June 15 Town Hall: Frank Shushok on Covid vaccine exemptions

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs, explains the options when it comes to requesting an exemption from the Covid vaccine.

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2021 Spring Commencement returns to Lane Stadium for in-person ceremonies

Graduates walked across the stage as their names were called during 16 in-person ceremonies held at Lane Stadium May 10 - 16. The individual college ceremonies celebrated students while adhering to…

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Virginia Tech's Design, Build, Fly student team adapts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and uses collaboration to persevere.

The COVID-19 pandemic limited lab capacities and made gathering as a design team a big challenge. DBF or Design, Build, Fly made modifications to their process in order to still meet their goals as a…

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Virginia Tech engineering students design novel respirator

Engineering graduate students from the DREAMS and FRITH labs design and produce a novel respirator

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