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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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A Writer's Tale — The English Podcast

Soon-to-be M.F.A. student and graduating senior creative writing major, Grace Hamilton Turner, sat down with Department of English Words & Pictures correspondent Christeana Williams to talk…

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Sampler March 28 , 2023

Liberia Today: Life of a 20-year-old Woman This presentation will look at life in the West African country of Liberia through the creation of a typical 20- year-old woman, Hawa. A day in Hawa’s…

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What's in the Backpack?

As you climb up the stairs to the Upper Quad on the Blacksburg campus, you will come upon William Addison Caldwell, or rather Lawrence Bechtel’s sculpture of him. As you move past this bronze…

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Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY

Get ready to play Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY, a game of defying definitions, where creativity outweighs reality. See what's in store for the Virginia Tech Department of English's newest…

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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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Origins: A Poem by Carmen Giménez Smith

Carmen Giménez Smith, a professor in the Department of English, reads one of her poems from her award-winning book, "Be Recorder."

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How to make sourdough crumpets

Scott Watson, executive chef at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, teaches you how to repurpose your sourdough starter discard to make delicious crumpets.

From  Rich Mathieson 0 likes 490 plays