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The Little Lab with Big Impact on the Virginia Wine Industry

Every fall, a small lab on the outer edge of Virginia Tech's campus prepares and ships out hundreds of harvest kits to winemakers around the state and beyond to collect grape juice which will…

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CALS 2021 Outstanding Senior Caitlin Bowman

Hands-on experience is how Caitlin Bowman defines her time at Virginia Tech and in the Department Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. It also helped in the drive that led her to become this…

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Fightin' Hokies Lager

Brewed in collaboration between Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the top programs of its kind nationwide, and the international award-winning Hardywood Park…

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Brewing Class Offers Hands On Experience While Adapting To COVID 19 Protocols

Students in the Applied Malting and Brewing class get an all-encompassing look at the application of their Food Science and Technology majors during this hands-on class while adopting several new…

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Partnership will create a hub of innovation and economic development

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is partnering with the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension…

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One Giant Leap For Plant-kind: VT Soil Judging Team Grows Vegetables In Lunar Soil

Members of the VT Soil Judging team participate in a NASA crowdsource project to experiment with different techniques for growing plants in lunar soil; a process that will be important for potential…

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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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COVID-19 in Context: A Deans’ Forum on Living with a Pandemic - March 15, 2021

When COVID-19 transformed our world just a year ago, the fields of medicine, public health, and biomedical research all mobilized as part of the international crisis response. Yet those disciplines…

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HokieTalks: Experiential learning and student success

Join us to learn how Virginia Tech students are getting hands-on, real world experiences in our latest HokieTalk. Experiential learning provides students the knowledge and skills they need for…

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Meraki: Where family is made

Students from the Meraki living learning community talk about how Meraki is a place that fosters community and builds a family.

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Barbara Leshyn Centerpiece Tutorial

Barbara Leshyn teaches floral design in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences.

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Jaclyn Fiola's Soil Research

Jaclyn Fiola discusses her soil research and how it will help the viticulture industry. She is the winner of the ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Viticulture. Her scholarship has…

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Freshmen Hokies Get Help With First Year Experience Program

Dr. Herbert Bruce's First Year Experience course helps new students climate to the collegiate environment and gives them tools to succeed at Virginia Tech.

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"Theatre Through Windows" combines service with improv performance

Undergraduates in Dr. Ozzie Abaye's Agriculture, Global Food Security and Health course through the School of Plant Environmental Sciences recently performed for residents of Commonwealth Senior…

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Protecting a natural resource we can't live without

Tess Thompson's Stream Restoration students are protecting a most-valued natural resource — fresh water — by studying stream ecosystems and restoration.

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Restructuring labs in light of the pandemic

Kristopher Hite, assistant professor of biochemistry, has found pros and cons to the reduced number of students in a given lab. Among the pros — more hands-on experience.

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