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HokieTalk: Virginia Tech and COVID-19: Lessons from the past; policies and practices for the present

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On Dec. 8, Hokies joined us for a virtual event where Virginia Tech experts explored our community response to COVID-19.

They explored travel during the pandemic, shared trauma and shared resilience, and connections to the 1918 flu pandemic and COVID-19. There's were our panelists. 

  • Facilitator: M. Daniel Givens, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Tom Ewing, professor of history, associate dean graduate studies research, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Trish Haak, licensed clinical social worker, veterinary medicine clinical services, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Nancy Gard McGehee, department head, professor, Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Pamplin College of Business


About HokieTalks

Hokies are interested to learn what’s new at Virginia Tech, especially how we are tackling the complex problems to help make communities stronger. HokieTalks are hour-long conversations that give Hokies an exciting insider look at current research that is making a difference. The talks are short and engaging, and attendees are encouraged to ask questions.