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What's in the Backpack?

As you climb up the stairs to the Upper Quad on the Blacksburg campus, you will come upon William Addison Caldwell, or rather Lawrence Bechtel’s sculpture of him. As you move past this bronze…

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The Truth About Advisors

What compels a person to become an academic advisor? During the 2022 Global Advising Week, the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences asked five of its advisors to weigh in on this…

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Sports media students make their predictions for Final Four tournament

Every year, Bill Roth tasks his students in Introduction to Sports Media with creating an accurate Final Four bracket. Students base their predictions on team statistics and come up with overall…

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Dean Belmonte Testifies on Giving Day 2022

Dean Laura Belmonte delivers testimony on the importance of #VTGivingDay for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Want to support our students, faculty, and staff? Check out all of the…

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LEAKED: Dean Belmonte Giving Day Tape 2022

Giving Day 2022 is here and we caught Dean Laura Belmonte dabbling across the disciplines on tape! Video shot and edited by Mark Blane

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Time for Dr. Becca's Wordplay

The time has come to enter Dr. Becca's Wordplay, a special Giving Day game. The infamous professor will give you three words. Choose one or more to define and fill out the official entry form…

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Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY

Get ready to play Dr. Becca's WORDPLAY, a game of defying definitions, where creativity outweighs reality. See what's in store for the Virginia Tech Department of English's newest…

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Beyond Boundaries Scholars: Vince Vasudevan

For history major Vince Vasudevan, the Beyond Boundaries scholarship program has created an opportunity to connect with other Virginia Tech students who are passionate about learning.

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Beyond Boundaries Scholars: Nathaly Loyola-Rodriguez

Political science major Nathaly Loyola-Rodriguez talks about how the Beyond Boundaries scholarship program makes it possible for first-generation students like her to attend Virginia Tech.

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What do the humanities mean to you?

The humanities have many different meanings. To help capture the nuances of the humanities and all they encompass, several faculty members and students in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts…

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Windows into Traditional World Dress

Fashion Merchandising and Design students work with clothing artifacts from the Oris Glisson Historic Costume and Textile Collection as part of a Clothing and People class project to create a window…

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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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Fallacies of Freedom: the John D. Wilson Essay Contest winner shares her work

Madeline Eberhart, a junior majoring in English, found inspiration in Frederick Douglass' autobiography. For a class assignment, she did a rhetorical analysis of his writing. Karen Swenson, the…

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The Importance of Being the Deanasaurus

When Laura Belmonte became the dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, she knew her new role would lead her in many new directions. In an iconic moment, her staff…

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Class of 2020: Grace Baggett

Before the fall 2020 semester began, Grace Baggett, an English major at Virginia Tech, had a few thoughts on what it would be like to virtually graduate.

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Willy and James Consider the holidays

William Howard Taft and James Madison had a daunting task. The two terriers, the official dean’s ambassadors for the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, took it upon…

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