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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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Bringing together rigid and soft electronics

In the lab of Michael Bartlett, new developments are being made in the realm of integrating rigid and soft electronics. The electrically conductive liquid metal adhesive is so good, you can run over…

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It’s the ‘thing in my life that shaped me the most,’ participant says of life-changing therapy

After experiencing a stroke in utero that caused weakness on the left side of her body, Keya Shapiro found a home at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic…

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Visionary leader invests in entrepreneurs and Hokie Nation

Meet Jim Strawbridge '84, a visionary leader passionate about mentoring and Hokie Nation. Throughout his career in law, technology and finance, Jim developed a unique perspective that he now…

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Researching supersonic jet noise at afterburning conditions

Assistant Professor Joseph Meadows talks about his team's research into jet noise, conducted at the Advanced Power and Propulsion Lab.

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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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Leanne Caret shares experience, insight with Virginia Tech students

Meet an inspiring leader with a lifelong pursuit to empower others. Named to Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list five times in a row, Leanne Caret has a simple philosophy that she’s used to…

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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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Virginia Tech group investing in Tanzania’s future

In 2016, a safari adventure among family and friends led to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni starting a nonprofit organization to build a school in Tanzania. Today, the Maasai…

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Reimagining Saint Paul's College

About 200 miles from their offices and classrooms in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech faculty, researchers, and students are working with a group of St. Paul’s College alumni and Brunswick County…

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Student team builds a new garden tool for a veteran

Army veteran Tammy Landeen wanted to be able to work more easily in her garden, something that was difficult from her wheelchair. A team of seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering…

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Stronger tape engineered through the art of cutting

Michael Bartlett’s team at Virginia Tech has adapted kirigami, the ancient Japanese art of cutting paper, into a method for increasing the adhesive bond of ordinary tape by 60 times.

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Bartlett lab tests strong adhesive bond with a brick drop

Michael Bartlett's lab has created a way to dramatically enhance the adhesive strength of tapes by making cuts inspired by kirigami. In this demonstration, they drop a brick on two different…

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Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Senior: Audrey Abadilla

Audrey Abadilla made the trip across the US to Virginia Tech without knowing a soul on this side of the country. Now having completed her degree, she stands out among her classmates.

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Cancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children

Experts from Children's National, Virginia Tech, and Columbia University join forces to explore new tactics to fight lethal childhood brain cancer.

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CALS Teaching Excellence Award 2023

Take a look at this year's CALS Teaching Excellence Award Winners

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