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CNRE Museum collection seeks to expand to broaden students hands-on learning experiences

The College of Natural Resources and Environment gives students the opportunity to learn about wildlife specimens inside the classroom through its museum collection located at Cheatham Hall. The…

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A "Puppy Palooza" at Virginia Tech veterinary college

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine theriogenology club recently hosted a "Puppy Palooza". They worked with reputable breeders who brought in German shepherd and…

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Forestry students learn through hands-on experience

Students in Carolyn Copenheaver's Forest Ecology and Silvics class are learning a measuring technique that allows them to determine the number of trees per acre. Additionally, students learn…

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Mentor day creates network of support for current veterinary medicine students

Students, alumni, and veterinarians from around Virginia came together for Mentor Day 2021 in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Current students paired with mentors in the…

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Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Alumni Distinguished Professor John Seiler and his dendrology lab students will be roaming campus and nearby parks and forests as they learn to identify woody plants.

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CAUS Students Learn To Draw Inspiration From Classical Musicians

Students in Mintai Kim's Foundation Studio class ended the summer semester with a collaboration with classical musicians where they were challenged to draw sketches inspired by the music…

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Testing The Efficacy of Equine Therapy Treatments

Graduate student Tracy Schmidt is utilizing her experience as an equestrian to study the effectiveness of a new market of therapeutics aimed at improving recovery times for horses.

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Researching flavors for meat alternatives to endangered fish species

Cierra James, a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Technology, is working to analyze the compounds that give Yellowfin and Bluefin tuna their flavor. The idea is to create a…

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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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An amazing ecosystem engineer in Southwest Virginia

Faculty and students from the College of Natural Resources and Environment are gaining a better understanding of the bluehead chub and uncovering their secrets just may be the key to conservation…

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Virginia Tech's Design, Build, Fly student team adapts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and uses collaboration to persevere.

The COVID-19 pandemic limited lab capacities and made gathering as a design team a big challenge. DBF or Design, Build, Fly made modifications to their process in order to still meet their goals as a…

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Biomedical Engineering majors are impacting the health of the world

Virginia Tech Biomedical Engineers are committed to improving the human condition and the communities they serve through their unique intersection of biomedical engineering, mechanics, and science.

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JW Lee reflects on her time as a Hokie before graduation

Senior Jiayi "JW" Lee credits Virginia Tech and the Department of Computer Science for providing "unique and precious experiences" to grow into her new role as a software engineer…

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Developing interactive systems for home-based stroke rehabilitation.

The INR Lab at Virginia Tech designs, develops, and evaluates interactive systems for home-based stroke rehabilitation.

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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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Volunteers learn new skills while caring for Hokie Horses

Volunteers have helped provide outstanding care to the university's horses, through the Equine Volunteer Program. No previous experience is required of the volunteers, many of whom learn new…

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