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Eminent cancer physician-scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead research in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Hourigan will spearhead innovative cancer solutions at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Cancer Research Center in the nation's capital.

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Researching supersonic jet noise at afterburning conditions

Assistant Professor Joseph Meadows talks about his team's research into jet noise, conducted at the Advanced Power and Propulsion Lab.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Robert Mills, Jr. ('94) talks about the impact of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on his life and the commonwealth of Virginia.

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Society of Automotive Engineers at Virginia Tech

Carrie Craig, the president of the Society of Automotive Engineers at Virginia Tech, talks about the group and its operations at Virginia Tech.

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Virginia Tech and Purdue Turfgrass Research Collaboration

The Virginia Tech Turfgrass center has partnered with the Purdue as a sister site for research on limiting brown patch in tall fescue lawns. This partnership is fostered by two VT alumnae, Cale…

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Student team builds a new garden tool for a veteran

Army veteran Tammy Landeen wanted to be able to work more easily in her garden, something that was difficult from her wheelchair. A team of seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering…

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Southwest Virginia AREC

Get a look at the Southwest Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

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Virginia Research & Innovation: Driving Progress for Better Health and Economic Growth

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley will release results of a new survey of Virginians on the economic impact of biomedical research.Additional speakers include: Tim Sands, President,…

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Online MS in Ag & Applied Econ

Virginia Tech's Online Master of Ag & Applied Economics gives students in-demand skills to help them achieve their professional goals. Hear from graduates and faculty members to learn why…

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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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Fightin' Hokies Lager

Brewed in collaboration between Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the top programs of its kind nationwide, and the international award-winning Hardywood Park…

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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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A look at the impact COVID-19 has had on the hospitality industry

Mahmood Khan, professor and director in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the Pamplin College of Business, explains some of the impacts COVID-19 has had on the tourism and…

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business strategy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) dates back to the early 1900s and has become common in modern business models. As incomes have risen worldwide, consumers have begun to demand more products that…

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Chapter Cheers: Happy Hokie New Year!

During our Happy Hokie New Year celebration, we'll get to know some Hokie business owners in the wine and beer industries and chat about how their experience at Virginia Tech shaped their…

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Using robots to monitor construction progress

Faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction welcomed industry partner Procon Consulting to campus for the unboxing of the school's new robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot…

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