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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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Thousands of students head to Lane Stadium for COVID-19 vaccination clinic

The chairs and tables were lined up as volunteers prepared to give a shot in the arm to students arriving at Lane Stadium's vaccination clinic.

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Hokies host food drive for community members in need

The Virginia Tech COVID Crushers and the Student Nutrition and Dietetic Association at Virginia Tech organized a drive to collect food for people and pets for the New River Valley Agency on Aging and…

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The importance of being vigilant and wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hokies in their own words explain why now, more than ever, the Virginia Tech community must remain committed to adhering to public health safety guidelines.

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Students answer calls for Virginia Tech's COVID-19 helpline

Students with the university's helpline say why it's important to help out in getting information to the community about Virginia Tech's ongoing response to COVID-19. The helpline…

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Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

As part of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, has the resources of a major university, including expansive…

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Veterinary college alumna Lauren Dodd ’19 serves the world

A dual-degree graduate of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, veterinarian Lauren Dodd ’19 continued a family legacy of service when she commissioned in the U.S. Army…

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Students share COVID-19 resources in downtown Blacksburg

A group of Masters of Public Health and undergraduate students known as COVID Crushers take to downtown Blacksburg every Friday night to handout free masks, hand sanitizer, and resources regarding…

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Be Well Hokies | How to Wear Your Mask

🎥: Produced by Virginia Tech Student Affairs Communications

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Be Well Hokies | Keep Your Distance

🎥: Produced by Virginia Tech Student Affairs Communications

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Be Well Hokies | Wear Your Mask

🎥: Produced by Virginia Tech Student Affairs Communications

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Creating a healthy environment for the fall semester

Prior to COVID-19, there were approximately 300 hand sanitizer locations in the academic and administrative buildings. Before the fall semester begins, there will be about 1,900 locations around the…

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Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center: Opening Summer 2020

Take a look inside the new Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) in Roanoke, Virginia. Opening in summer 2020, the state-of-the-art center of excellence for comprehensive…

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Dean M. Daniel Givens joins the veterinary college at Virginia Tech

On June 1, 2020, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech proudly welcomed Dr. M. Daniel Givens on his first official day as dean of the college. Learn more about Dean…

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Graduate student and peer health educator shares distancing tips for students

Teagan Neveldine, Class of 2021 Master of Public Health graduate student and Peer Health Educator with Hokie Wellness, gives advice to students on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and how to cope with…

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Expert explains why animal coronavirus vaccines are unsafe--and ineffective--for human use

Humans should never be injected with vaccines created to treat animal coronaviruses, explains Andrea Bertke, associate professor of infectious diseases in the Department of Population Health…

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