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Hokies in the Heart of Politics: Virginia Tech students experience the Washington Semester

The School of Public and International Affairs offers students an opportunity to simultaneously intern and earn credits toward their degrees in the nation's capital.This video features three…

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Virginia Tech group investing in Tanzania’s future

In 2016, a safari adventure among family and friends led to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni starting a nonprofit organization to build a school in Tanzania. Today, the Maasai…

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Taking Ut Prosim to Africa

In 2016, a safari adventure among family and friends led to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni starting a nonprofit organization to build a school in Tanzania. Today, the Maasai…

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Reimagining Saint Paul's College

About 200 miles from their offices and classrooms in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech faculty, researchers, and students are working with a group of St. Paul’s College alumni and Brunswick County…

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Roanoke Center leadership institute is building a pipeline of women for municipal management roles

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center is partnering with nonprofit Virginia Women Leading Government to cultivate a pipeline of women ready to step into municipal management roles. The Virginia Women…

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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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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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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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Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers advice to grads

Reigning Miss America Camille Schrier '18 offers fellow Hokies advice during a visit to the Virginia Tech Southwest Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Walk the "Link to Education About Forests" Trail at Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead's LEAF Trail is a heritage-based outdoor classroom.

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Catawba Sustainability Center studies role that Appalachian custom may have in future of local farms

Once a staple of every Southern kitchen, sorghum is now harder to find, losing space on store shelves to much cheaper refined sugar or molasses. But hands-on testing at the Virginia Tech…

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Cycling on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

Ralph Buehler, professor and chair of the Urban Affairs and Planning department in the School of Public and International Affairs, discusses how cycling has increased globally in relation to the…

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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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Preston's open for business with innovative changes to enhance safety

Preston’s Restaurant and the Continental Divide Lounge at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center are open for business. The restaurant has initiated additional precautions to…

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The Inn at Virginia Tech celebrates 15 years

Over the past decade and a half, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center has built a legacy as the heart of hospitality not only for Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus, but for our…

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