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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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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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A Guide To Double Masking

As more contagious variants of the Sars-COV-2 virus continue to spread there is a need to upgrade your mask-wearing habits. Dr. Linsey Marr answers questions about how best to protect yourself 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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HokieTalks: Virginia Tech and COVID-19 Lessons from the past

Join us for a virtual event where Virginia Tech experts will explore our community response to COVID-19. We'll explore travel during the pandemic, shared trauma and shared resilience, and…

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HokieBird gets mask as part of community commitment

Volunteers across the New River Valley pitch in to make masks for the community, including HokieBird statues.

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Marching Virginians find ways to safely perform during COVID

The Marching Virginians put a number of safety measures in place in order to perform during the fall semester.

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Coach, players remind Hokies to stay safe

With college football season underway, the Virginia Tech Hokies football team wants to remind all fans to do their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Overcoming communication challenges in a COVID-19 world

Online classes, Zoom meetings, face coverings and social distancing can create challenges as we try to communicate with others. Patty Raun, a professor of performance and voice, discusses non-verbal…

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Linsey Marr shares insight into aerosol science

Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, shares details of her ongoing research into the airborne transmission of infectious disease amid the pandemic.

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Let's have an amazing semester

So… the fall semester. It feels familiar, yet very different. Sydney Brobbey, a sophomore majoring in communication and English, shares her optimism for being able to make close Hokie…

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Forgot your mask? Pick one up on campus

Disposable surgical masks are now available at four pickup points across the Blacksburg campus. Individuals who forget or lose a mask, or feel like they need a replacement for the day, can pick one…

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HokieBird lends hand in mask campaign

HokieBird makes an appearance in Washington, DC area ABC affiliate, WJLA-TV's United We Stand wear a mask campaign. The promo encourages community members to wear face coverings.

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