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Engineering major wins top prize as students shine in Giovanni-Steger Poetry Prize

The 2024 Giovanni-Steger Poetry Prize offered a dazzling array of poetic excellence, featuring original writings by students, faculty authors, and University Distinguished Professor Emerita Nikki…

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Happy Thanksgiving from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Robert Mills, Jr. ('94) talks about the impact of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on his life and the commonwealth of Virginia.

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Stop The Spot

Here’s what to do if you see a spotted lanternfly. Help us stop the spot!

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Landmark $50 million gift to dramatically expand health sciences research at Virginia Tech

The Richmond, Virginia-based Red Gates Foundation recently committed $50 million to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to accelerate health sciences research at Virginia Tech. The gift…

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Fightin' Hokies Hefeweizen

Meet the newest addition to the Fightin' Hokies line up, Fightin' Hokies Hefeweizen.

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Researching how detection dogs can combat invasive species and plant disease

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect plaguing plants, especially grapes, across the globe. Faculty at the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center are researching how…

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Virginia Tech hosts its first STEM and College Fair in Alexandria, Virginia

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Virginia Tech hosted its first Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and College Fair in collaboration with Alfred Street Baptist Church at George…

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Stella Volpe heads to Women's Field Hockey World Cup

Stella Volpe, department head for Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, preps to travel to and compete in the Women's Field Hockey World Cup in…

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Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension participate in Ag Expo 2022

Take a quick look at Virginia Ag Expo 2022.

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Stomp the Spotted Lanternfly

Be sure to check your vehicles as well as your trailers for spotted lanternflies before you travel. If you see one, stomp the lanternfly.

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Turfgrass analysis is helping the Pete Dye River Course stay green

Take a look at how researchers use precise data to keep turfgrass safe and playable.

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Using technology and science to cultivate future breeds of wheat

Nicholas Santantonio is an Assistant Professor at the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences in the College Agriculture and Life Sciences. Santantonio leads a diverse team of the Small Grains…

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Mapping the genetic structure of mosquitos to better understand the spread of malaria and other infectious diseases

Igor Sharakov, a professor of the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is researching a way to create a three dimensional map of the genomic structure of…

From  Lee Friesland 0 likes 371 plays

Plant Sale Promo Video

Learn about the annual spring plant sale and the impact it has.

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Ball In Their Court

Get an inside look at student trainers Cole Stevenson and Brenna Kiel, as their share their experiences on the sidelines of the Virginia Tech Men's and Women's basketball teams.

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Hokie BugCamp 2021

Armed with nets and jars, kids of all ages explored Heritage Park in Blacksburg, Va to find and capture flying and crawling insects during Hokie BugCamp 2021. The Virginia Tech Department of…

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