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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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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

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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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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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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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Flatten The Curve: Explained

An expert in infectious disease epidemiology, Jennifer Zambriski is an assistant professor of epidemiology in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of…

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Frank Beamer with a message for Virginia Tech Hokies

Frank Beamer, former head coach of Virginia Tech football, shares tips on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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A community update from President Tim Sands

A community message of thanks to the Hokie Nation as we manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Transcript: In my life experience, when we faced a national emergency, we've been able to come together as…

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Expert explains how to flatten the curve

Laura Hungerford, professor of public health, head of the Master of Public Health Program and the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine,…

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Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine: 2019 in Review

The veterinary college is especially grateful for our college community’s impressive achievements, made possible by the collective commitment and dedicated efforts of our faculty and staff,…

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