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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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Visualizing Virginia Tech History

Visualizing Virginia Tech History is a multi-year project created by a transdisciplinary group of faculty and students that utilizes creative technologies including projection mapping, extended…

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Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Katrina Powell, director for the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech, discusses its commitment to understanding the complex, historical, and generational impacts of…

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Reflections on Juneteenth Scholars Research

Brandy Faulkner, the Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies, discusses her research for the inaugural Juneteenth Scholars program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.…

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Exploring Humanities Through Digital Technologies

Using digital technologies has changed the way Paul Quigley, James L. Robertson Jr. Associate Professor in Civil War Studies, thinks about historical scholarship.

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Indigenous Peoples Day 2021 celebration

The keynote celebration kicked off on the Drillfield at Virginia Tech. President Tim Sands and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke gave opening statements. The program…

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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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Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

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COVID-19 in Context: A Deans’ Forum on Living with a Pandemic - March 15, 2021

When COVID-19 transformed our world just a year ago, the fields of medicine, public health, and biomedical research all mobilized as part of the international crisis response. Yet those disciplines…

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HokieTalks: Virginia Tech and COVID-19 Lessons from the past

Join us for a virtual event where Virginia Tech experts will explore our community response to COVID-19. We'll explore travel during the pandemic, shared trauma and shared resilience, and…

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Virginia Tech in the 1960s exhibit

The VT in the 1960s exhibit is a culmination of a class project from the class America in the 1960s. The class surveys the big picture of the 1960s, charting all kinds of social, political, and…

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VT Stories: A Legacy of Hokie Stone

Daryl Bourne, Jr. and Justin Sheppard speak about their experience and legacy of working at the quarry where our beloved Hokie Stone is produced. VT Stories is an interdisciplinary and cross campus…

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On the Record: Humans and artificial intelligence help identify photos from the past

Kurt Luther, Virginia Tech assistant professor of computer science, has developed a free software, Photo Sleuth, that uses human crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to help identify people in…

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The Virginia Agricultural Publications Inventory Project

The Virginia Agricultural Publications Inventory Project (VAPIP) aims to collect, review, and document agriculture and home science in Virginia over the past 130 years as documented in Agricultural…

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Denim Day 2019

Show the world that Virginia Tech is an inclusive and welcoming campus. Wear your Hokie colors and denim and be a part of our photo on the Drillfield. The Denim Day 40th Commemoration Photo will take…

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Immersive technology brings tunnels of Vauquois to Blacksburg

The Vauquois Experience Exhibit, on the fourth floor of Newman Library, provides both a virtual and physical tour of historic WWI tunnels.

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