Forgot the toothpaste? Have a question or need a friendly ear? A new care and support team, isolation assistants, and expanded virtual options help students who need to isolate or quarantine on campus stay connected and get what they need.
This year, flu season collides with the coronavirus pandemic. Cynthia Morrow of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine explains why it's critical to know the differences and similarities between the two viruses.
While this year’s White Coat Ceremony looked different than years’ past with masks and physical distancing and without a crowd of family and friends, there was still celebration for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s class of 2024.
The Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, Virginia Tech’s investment institute focused broadly on the social sciences, has been highlighting the research and expertise of its social scientists through its COVID-19 publication repository, which was established this spring.
When a Virginia-based manufacturer wanted to show that its disinfecting cabinet was effective against the virus that causes COVID-19, it turned to a university program that enables faculty members to respond quickly to market needs and gives businesses a streamlined process for accessing this knowledge.
Though this semester is unlike any other, the opportunity to take advantage of fall break remains and is perhaps heightened as students will be tasked with staying vigilant in both their studies and in keeping public health guidelines in the weeks to come.
If left unchecked, this weariness can become overwhelming and grow into apathy toward those same public health guidelines that have thus far helped mitigate many widespread outbreaks. Some basic coping skills can help individuals lift their spirits and prevent lowering their guard.
Interacting with Kevin Hamed, collegiate assistant professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, from a safe distance, makes all of the difference for Emma Weaver, a senior who is majoring in wildlife conservation.