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Check out the latest Virginia Tech COVID-19 Updates

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      • ISCE to Feature Faculty COVID-19 Scholarship and Research

        ISCE is developing a repository of COVID-19 related research and scholarship of faculty and Centers affiliated with the Institute, as well as members of the Virginia Tech community who are engaged in research focusing on the social, psychological, and policy impact of the coronavirus on people and places. The repository highlights nonmedical-oriented research and scholarship taking place at Virginia Tech during this historic and far-reaching pandemic.

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      • Resilience Test of the North American Food System

        ISCE’s Global Issues Initiative (GII) has contributed to the discussion of the economic effects of COVID-19 in two papers. GII Director David Orden assesses challenges in the North American food system. GII Senior Research Fellow Caesar Cororaton and co-authors at De La Salle University use their model of the Philippine economy to evaluate consequences of lockdown policies. Visit the ISCE COVID-19 repository to read both articles and others.

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