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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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Fostering soil health in Senegal

Lydia Fitzgerald, a partnership conservation agronomist with the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, recently traveled to Senegal to assist Ozzie Abaye in research efforts on mung beans.…

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Bart Raeymaekers talks about Everesting

Bart Raeymaekers took on the task of sifting through data submitted by cyclists who have completed an Everest challenge, where they bike to a total elevation equal to that of Mount Everest. Here, he…

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The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Annual Open House April 2023

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine hosted its Annual Open House event on Saturday, April 15, 2023, from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM in Blacksburg. This free event was open to the public and…

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Virginia Tech researcher's discovery may lead to a better understanding of mental health disorders related to stress, anxiety

By studying zebrafish, Albert Pan and his team at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute found a molecule critical in development of the brain's stress response.

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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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Thousands of students head to Lane Stadium for COVID-19 vaccination clinic

The chairs and tables were lined up as volunteers prepared to give a shot in the arm to students arriving at Lane Stadium's vaccination clinic.

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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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Students answer calls for Virginia Tech's COVID-19 helpline

Students with the university's helpline say why it's important to help out in getting information to the community about Virginia Tech's ongoing response to COVID-19. The helpline…

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Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

As part of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, has the resources of a major university, including expansive…

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Veterinary college alumna Lauren Dodd ’19 serves the world

A dual-degree graduate of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, veterinarian Lauren Dodd ’19 continued a family legacy of service when she commissioned in the U.S. Army…

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Students share COVID-19 resources in downtown Blacksburg

A group of Masters of Public Health and undergraduate students known as COVID Crushers take to downtown Blacksburg every Friday night to handout free masks, hand sanitizer, and resources regarding…

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Be Well Hokies | How to Wear Your Mask

🎥: Produced by Virginia Tech Student Affairs Communications

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Be Well Hokies | Keep Your Distance

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Be Well Hokies | Wear Your Mask

🎥: Produced by Virginia Tech Student Affairs Communications

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