The downward trend of cases indicates that the majority of students have embraced public health guidelines and avoided potentially dangerous situations, such as crowded indoor spaces or parties. With cooler temperatures approaching, it's crucial that guidelines continue to be followed in the weeks ahead.
Embedded counselors, psychiatry residents in Cook Counseling Center, enhanced research and evaluation, and increased training to assist students in need are advancing the university's mental health initiatives.
The annual event, hosted by Academic Advising Initiatives and Student Government Association, helps students explore the diverse options available at the university to find their perfect fit or even add a second major.
Sui, an internationally renowned researcher in the area of GIS-based spatial analysis and modeling for urban, environmental, and public health applications, has been appointed Virginia Tech’s vice president for research and innovation, effective Nov. 1, 2020.
A multidisciplinary team is helping the university better understand and plan for impacts of COVID-19 through institution-specific models, outbreak simulations, and impact on regional hospital resources predictions.
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
Virginia Tech essential employees’ exceptional stories of service and commitment offer valuable insights into the problem-solving, empathy, and hard work required to maintain critical operations during dynamic times.
Student researchers, representing Virginia Tech and other Virginia universities, embraced the virtual environment and helped pioneer a new format for delivering research for future conference participants.
The survey helps the university understand what new graduates do after graduation and helps current students who are still working toward graduation see the diversity of pursuits and the opportunities around the world being afforded to new grads.
Kaufman, a professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, is president of the Faculty Senate. Smith, who has been at Tech since 1988 and is business operations specialist with the Office of Summer and Winter Sessions, is president of the Staff Senate.
The mandatory COVID-19 testing for on-campus residents was one of several topics related to the university’s updated plan for testing, tracing, and case management discussed during a virtual town hall with Virginia Tech leaders on July 31.