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International Student Gratitude Meal 2021

Over 175 international students and family members gathered on the Monday prior to Thanksgiving to celebrate and express gratitude. For many, it was their first time trying roast turkey. In addition…

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New Catawba Sustainability Center trail provides access to Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob

Video courtesy of Roanoke County Economic DevelopmentRepresentatives from Virginia Tech, Roanoke County, and the community gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the 2.9-mile loop.…

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If These Walls Could Talk: 150 Years of Corps of Cadets History

Celebrate the 150-year legacy of Virginia Tech through the history of its cadets through a one-of-a-kind sesquicentennial show, created and produced by the Institute of Creativity, Arts, and…

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School Leaders Institute

Schools from across Virginia send their rising administrators to the series of multiday sessions where they gain hard-earned wisdom from veteran educators.

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Making Space for Mindfulness | Mindful Campus Practices

Mental Health Initiatives Coordinator for Hokie Wellness, Swathi Prabhu, talks about the Mindful Campus Practices, a series of short, five-minute guided mindfulness practice recordings that combine…

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June 15 Town Hall: Frank Shushok on Covid vaccine exemptions

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs, explains the options when it comes to requesting an exemption from the Covid vaccine.

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Slavery at Rock Spring Plantation

Research historian John Whitfield discusses the lives of the enslaved community at the former Rock Spring Plantation in Patrick County, now known as the Reynolds Homestead.

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Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers advice to grads

Reigning Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers fellow Hokies advice during a visit to the Virginia Tech Southwest Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Paddleboarding with Venture Out

Venture Out hosted one of their Park and Play Stand-Up Paddleboarding trips at Clayor Lake on Reading Day. Participants were provided with paddleboards, paddles, PFDs and basic instruction before…

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Spring Fest 2021

Student Affairs welcomed students to Dietrick Field Monday afternoon for Spring Fest. To ensure a safe experience, all carnival games and activities were sanitized between uses.

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Walk the "Link to Education About Forests" Trail at Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead's LEAF Trail is a heritage-based outdoor classroom.

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Catawba Sustainability Center studies role that Appalachian custom may have in future of local farms

Once a staple of every Southern kitchen, sorghum is now harder to find, losing space on store shelves to much cheaper refined sugar or molasses. But hands-on testing at the Virginia Tech…

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Cycling on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

Ralph Buehler, professor and chair of the Urban Affairs and Planning department in the School of Public and International Affairs, discusses how cycling has increased globally in relation to the…

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Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Therapy Dogs Have a Message for You

Former Head Football Coach Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Therapy Dogs have a message to share with Hokies everywhere about working together to stay safe during COVID-19.

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OIA Conversations on Race: Experiences of Faculty Members From Africa

Faculty members Emmanuel Frimpong, Khaled Hassouna, and Joseph Mukuni explore their perspectives on race and how their experiences with ethnicity and race in Africa shape their experiences and…

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Preston's open for business with innovative changes to enhance safety

Preston’s Restaurant and the Continental Divide Lounge at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center are open for business. The restaurant has initiated additional precautions to…

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