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Juneteenth event to celebrate Black scientists and engineers

Audra Barnes, Kenneth Young, and Monet Roberts are part of the organizing committee for the Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers, hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research…

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Juneteenth Scholars Program

In June 2020, in response to the protest movement against police brutality and the efforts to federally recognize the significance of Juneteenth, the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at…

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Our stories

How the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences is in service to humanity through the stories we share, as told by Shaila Mehra, assistant dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.…

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Introducing Virginia Tech's First Sister 2 Sister Exchange Program Participants

When Hamdah Munir and Midhat Urooj came to Virginia Tech from their universities in Pakistan during the summer, the Sister 2 Sister Exchange Program participants knew they wanted to finish their…

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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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D.C. Hokie family stay connected through metro area chapter

Dee Sanae, VT alumni and DC Metro Area Chapter Diversity and Inclusion Director”, shares the benefits of being involved in the D.C. metro area chapter.

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First-Gen Hokies: Elizabeth Owusu '22

Elizabeth Owusu '22 talks about the first-generation identity, the challenges of being the first in her family to go to college, why it's important to find community, and her advice to…

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First-Gen Hokies: Christina Ju '21

Christina Ju '21 tells her story about being a first-generation student, talks about what it means to her and her family to be graduating after three years of hard work, and her advice to…

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Virginia Tech's Layered Histories: Inspiring Dialogue Through Public Art

On April 19, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m., Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke discussed proposed sculptural installations on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus in…

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Research Development Series: Journey towards a successful Engineering Research Center

The Office for Research and Innovation hosted their second event in the Research Development Support series focused on engineering research centers will include invited guest speaker Junhong Chen,…

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Soles4Souls shoe drive fights poverty and provides relief

The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion, in coordination with Soles4Souls, is hosting a shoe drive. Gently used/new men’s, women’s, and children’s shoes…

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OIA Conversations on Race: Experiences of Faculty Members From Africa

Faculty members Emmanuel Frimpong, Khaled Hassouna, and Joseph Mukuni explore their perspectives on race and how their experiences with ethnicity and race in Africa shape their experiences and…

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A Message from Vice President of Strategic Affairs Menah Pratt-Clarke

Menah Pratt-Clarke, Vice President of Strategic Affairs addresses the Virginia Tech community to remember what is important and to embody our Principles of Community.

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Annual Uplifting Black Men Conference offers community and empowerment

On February 15th, 2020, the 5th Annual Uplifting Black Men Conference was hosted by Virginia Tech's Student Success Center and Black Male Excellence Network (BMEN), whose mission is to empower…

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Central Park Five Speak At Moss Arts Center

Members of the Central Park Five spoke to a large crowd at The Moss Arts Center on Jan. 22.

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Advancing Diversity Mid-Year Summit

More than 100 stakeholders from around the University, attended the Advancing Diversity Mid-Year Summit. Abigail Stewart, professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of…

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