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Virginia Tech Women Who Inspire Us

We asked Hokies around campus: Who is a Virginia Tech woman that inspires you?

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Cheesy Nights Warms Hearts and Bellies

Since 2011, the Hokie parent volunteers who make Cheesy Nights happen have been fueling students with hot grilled cheeses, cookies, fruit, hot cocoa, tea, and other snacks at the Virginia Tech…

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Virginia Tech Science Festival ignites scientific interest in elementary students

Students from Indian Valley elementary in Floyd, Virginia participate in the Virginia Tech Science Festival. Experiments included creating homemade lava lamps, and magnetic slime. Orion…

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Recovery Community brings coffee bike to campus

A mobile coffee shop is coming to campus, allowing students from the Virginia Tech Recovery Community to serve free coffee while discussing substance use recovery with fellow Hokies.

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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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Students organize HokiePRIDE community mural event

In response to recent headlines around hate speech shared on campus, students and community members contributed to a mural that focuses on the spirit of Ut Prosim and what being a Hokie really stands…

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CNRE student finds great joy in helping wildlife

Haley Olsen-Hodges, a wildlife conservation major at the College of Natural Resources and Environment, currently works with wildlife at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center — an experience…

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Hokies host food drive for community members in need

The Virginia Tech COVID Crushers and the Student Nutrition and Dietetic Association at Virginia Tech organized a drive to collect food for people and pets for the New River Valley Agency on Aging and…

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The importance of being vigilant and wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hokies in their own words explain why now, more than ever, the Virginia Tech community must remain committed to adhering to public health safety guidelines.

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Hokies at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Help Neighbors in Roanoke, Virginia Overcome Food Insecurity

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC recently partnered with the City of Roanoke’s Public Libraries to donate and distribute 500 hams to help neighbors throughout the Roanoke Valley…

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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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Thank you for your dedication and resilience in 2020!

As a challenging year comes to a close, we continue to be inspired by the veterinary college family's unwavering commitment to each other, to our patients, and to the communities we serve. Our…

From  Juliet Crichton 1 likes 42 plays

Tech on Tap: Signed, sealed, delivered: Package delivery during the age of COVID

From Amazon packaging rules and the growth of e-commerce, Virginia Tech is working with industry partners to optimize the future of package distribution. Tech on Tap featured expert Laszlo Horvath,…

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Building Desks for Alexandria Students in Need

When Building Momentum, an innovative Alexandria-based maker space, came to Virginia Tech with an idea to help kids in need, alumni jumped at the opportunity to help. Building Momentum designed the…

From  Erin Williams 3 likes 242 plays

Tech on Tap: Self-driving cars and the future of transportation

VTTI's Andy Schaudt discusses self-driving cars, post-COVID-19 traffic volume, and how many of us are reevaluating transportation activities we once considered "normal".

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The Inn at Virginia Tech celebrates 15 years

Over the past decade and a half, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center has built a legacy as the heart of hospitality not only for Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus, but for our…

From  Rich Mathieson 1 likes 345 plays