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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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Essentials of marketing farm and food products

The ninth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Timothy Pierce, Graduate Student, Department of Agricultural and Applied…

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Pricing strategies

The fourth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Timothy Pierce, Graduate Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics,…

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Scientists discover cellular structure of poorly understood visual brain region

The brain’s ventral lateral geniculate nucleus (vLGN) receives signals from the eye, but it is not associated with classical image-forming. For decades little was known about this brain…

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On the Record: Behind the Algorithm - Using Data to Solve Urban Challenges

Computer science expert Naren Ramakrishnan, the Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering and the director of the Discovery Analytics Center, talks about how government leaders and urban planners…

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Virginia Tech announces $20 million gift from David Calhoun, class of 1979

In a powerful statement on the need to reimagine higher education for today’s complex world, David Calhoun ’79, senior managing director for Blackstone and former CEO of Nielsen, has made…

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Boeing supports Calhoun Honors Discovery Program

Thanassis Rikakis talks about the importance of Boeing's commitment to the Calhoun Honors Discovery Program.

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David Calhoun discusses the process of discovery

Virginia Tech alumnus David Calhoun, senior managing director for Blackstone and former CEO of Nielsen, gave $20 million to the university’s Honors College. In a March 2018 interview, Calhoun…

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