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Future of Work Pilot

At the start of the fall 2021 semester, Human Resources launched a full-year Future of Work pilot that included participants from Advancement, the College of Engineering, Information Technology, the…

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Sports media students make their predictions for Final Four tournament

Every year, Bill Roth tasks his students in Introduction to Sports Media with creating an accurate Final Four bracket. Students base their predictions on team statistics and come up with overall…

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Wood Enterprise Institute student entrepreneurs create and market charcuterie boards

The Wood Enterprise Institute is a student-led, faculty-supported organization from the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials in the College of Natural Resources and Environment. The year-long…

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CAUS students bring "New Realities" to The Cube at Moss Arts Center

Students in Aki Ishida's thesis class displayed their works at The Cube to present new ideas on how architecture could look in the future. Using 360 degree animations on the Cyclorama, and…

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Medicinal Chemistry Lab offers students insight into testing and developing new drugs

The Department of Chemistry, in the College of Science, has recently added a new major for students who are interested in pursuing careers in pharmaceutical research, healthcare or other related…

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What do the humanities mean to you?

The humanities have many different meanings. To help capture the nuances of the humanities and all they encompass, several faculty members and students in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts…

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Windows into Traditional World Dress

Fashion Merchandising and Design students work with clothing artifacts from the Oris Glisson Historic Costume and Textile Collection as part of a Clothing and People class project to create a window…

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CNRE Museum collection seeks to expand to broaden students hands-on learning experiences

The College of Natural Resources and Environment gives students the opportunity to learn about wildlife specimens inside the classroom through its museum collection located at Cheatham Hall. The…

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A "Puppy Palooza" at Virginia Tech veterinary college

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine theriogenology club recently hosted a "Puppy Palooza". They worked with reputable breeders who brought in German shepherd and…

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Fallacies of Freedom: the John D. Wilson Essay Contest winner shares her work

Madeline Eberhart, a junior majoring in English, found inspiration in Frederick Douglass' autobiography. For a class assignment, she did a rhetorical analysis of his writing. Karen Swenson, the…

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Tech for Humanity

Sylvester Johnson, executive director for Tech for Humanity, discussed the many challenges forcing us to realize that technology is not just a technical issue. Technology is also a human issue.…

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Environmental and Climate Justice Minor

Collaborators Shannon Bell (center) with Christine Labuski (right) and Cara Daggett discussed the new Environmental and Climate Justice Minor during the 2021 State of the College of Liberal Arts and…

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An Ocean of Opportunity

As described by Carlos Evia, associate dean for the recently established Academy of Transdisciplinary Studies, it represents an ocean of opportunities for creative approaches to teaching, research,…

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Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Katrina Powell, director for the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech, discusses its commitment to understanding the complex, historical, and generational impacts of…

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Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Michael Moehler, director of the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, explains what this first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary center does at Virginia Tech. This was part of the…

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Reflections on Juneteenth Scholars Research

Brandy Faulkner, the Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies, discusses her research for the inaugural Juneteenth Scholars program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.…

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