Classes are online and so is the University Libraries. University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters explained many library resources and expertise have already been online, even before we imagined that our lives would change, and our work would become mostly virtual.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands acknowledged the mixed emotions he has heard from graduating seniors as the spring semester has been upended — but knowing that graduates and families needed time to plan for commencement activities, and knowing the fluidity of the ongoing pandemic and the responsive measures that the nation is taking, Sands and other university leaders set in motion a plan for a truly memorable celebration in September.
Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.
Through the University Libraries' DataBridge program, undergraduate students like Spicer learn the skills and knowledge they need to help faculty and students with their research data. It also prepares them for graduate school or successful careers in data professions.
Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.
In 2016, Aria Hill attended the Inside Architecture + Design program, an opportunity for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to have an immersive, introductory experience to architecture and design-related disciplines. Now, as a third-year student, Hill serves as an instructor in the same program.
“Politics, Power, and Playboy” is the latest installment in a student book series that began in 2018 with “Welcome to the Beatles.” Both books were authored and edited by Virginia Tech undergraduate history students, who worked with the staff of Virginia Tech Publishing to produce the final product.