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High School students enjoy Ignite the Spark at Nascar Hall of Fame

Charlotte, Roanoke, and Martinsville area high school students join Virginia Tech's College Access Collaborative along with current students, faculty and alumni for an exciting, enlightening day…

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The Little Lab with Big Impact on the Virginia Wine Industry

Every fall, a small lab on the outer edge of Virginia Tech's campus prepares and ships out hundreds of harvest kits to winemakers around the state and beyond to collect grape juice which will…

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CNRE hosts Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tour

Combining education, networking, and sightseeing, the Annual Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours have provided the opportunity to learn about sustainable forestry and wildlife management for over…

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New Catawba Sustainability Center trail provides access to Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob

Video courtesy of Roanoke County Economic DevelopmentRepresentatives from Virginia Tech, Roanoke County, and the community gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the 2.9-mile loop.…

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School Leaders Institute

Schools from across Virginia send their rising administrators to the series of multiday sessions where they gain hard-earned wisdom from veteran educators.

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Linsey Marr's rule on wearing a mask outdoors

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, shares her rule of thumb when it comes to wearing a mask…

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The limitations of face shields in protecting against Covid-19

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, explains the limitations of face shields when it comes to…

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The key to a good mask: fit and filtration

What makes a good mask? Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr explains why it comes down to fit and…

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Aerosol expert Linsey Marr on the return to mask wearing in indoor settings

Virginia Tech’s nationally-recognized expert in the airborne transmission of viruses, Charles P. Lunsford Professor Linsey Marr, shares her approach on the return to wearing masks in indoor…

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Propagating mussel power to purify Virginia's freshwater

The Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Center at Virginia Tech is a cooperative research and propagation facility to restore and recover endangered freshwater mollusks in Virginia and adjacent states.

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Hokie BugCamp 2021

Armed with nets and jars, kids of all ages explored Heritage Park in Blacksburg, Va to find and capture flying and crawling insects during Hokie BugCamp 2021. The Virginia Tech Department of…

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Hutton Program brings budding marine biologists to campus

The Hutton Program, a pilot program partnering with the College of Natural Resources and Environment and the American Fisheries Society, is enlightening high-school students about career…

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4-H helps prepare youth for technology world

As career opportunities become more prevalent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Pulaski County 4-H exposed kids to STEM during a 2-day class at Next Level VR, aiming to get kids…

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Cornerstone Moment: Alumnus Lu Merritt serves alma mater, helps student athletes

Virginia Tech alumnus Lu Merritt '68 recalls his time as a student athlete and how it shaped his perspective upon returning to his alma mater to lead the Hokie Club.

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The Virginia Tech SBES program is preparing graduate students for an ever-changing medical industry

The Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) is a unique multidisciplinary program that bridges the biomedical sciences, biomedical…

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VT PEERS is rerouting engineering pathways to reach kids in rural Appalachia

VT PEERS project focuses on developing pathways for careers in engineering through applied research projects. Their project will build in-class activities with science teachers and industry partners…

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