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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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The Importance of Being the Deanasaurus

When Laura Belmonte became the dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, she knew her new role would lead her in many new directions. In an iconic moment, her staff…

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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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Understanding Food Culture Helps Us Understand Humanity

Anna Zeide, director of the Virginia Tech Food Studies Program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, discusses this new program during the 2021 State of the College…

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Sports Media and Analytics Major is a Popular Major

Bill Roth, professor of practice for sports media and analytics, talks about this popular new major in the Virginia Tech School of Communication.

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Project Global Officer and Flagship

Janell Watson, chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, highlights two undergraduate opportunities funded by the National Security Education Program, Project Global…

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Preparing Navy and Marine Future Leaders

For the past three years, Virginia Tech Naval ROTC has commissioned the most students among Senior Military Colleges and any single NROTC unit in the nation. Captain Douglas Bradley discusses this…

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A Positive Trajectory

Many exciting changes are happening in the Virginia Tech School of Education. Kristin Gehsmann, director of the school, describes these in this video from the 2021 State of the College presentation.

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Our stories

How the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences is in service to humanity through the stories we share, as told by Shaila Mehra, assistant dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.…

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Good news about enrollment and retention in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Monica Kimbrell, associate dean for undergraduate affairs, shares good news about undergraduate enrollment and recruitment in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. This was…

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Lane Hall tells the story of Virginia Tech

In one of the first public special events to celebrate Virginia Tech's sesquicentennial, the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology partnered with the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to…

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