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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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Brain School 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

An annual Brain Awareness Week campaign hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC that included brain-healthy foods, hands-on exploration, and short seminars by Virginia Tech brain…

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‘The right place’: Sisters with rare disorder find help

When Emily Burkhart’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare gene mutation, the family found help at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic. When the seemingly…

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Hokies at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Help Neighbors in Roanoke, Virginia Overcome Food Insecurity

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC recently partnered with the City of Roanoke’s Public Libraries to donate and distribute 500 hams to help neighbors throughout the Roanoke Valley…

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Coffee with the Dean: Bill Roth

In the inaugural episode of Coffee with the Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences' Dean Laura Belmonte chats with Bill Roth, legendary Voice of the Hokies and professor of practice in…

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Public health graduate students lead camp to teach children about health, well-being

Market Kids is a 13-week camp based in Christiansburg that teaches local kids (ages 6-13) the importance of health and well-being. The kids learned to plant vegetables, learned about nutrition, took…

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