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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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Let's Go: Priyansi Patel

Priyansi shows us what it's like to be a student athletic trainer.

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Let's Go: Rob Gregg

Rob shares about his experiences with turfgrasses such as Kentucky Bluegrass.

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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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Fostering soil health in Senegal

Lydia Fitzgerald, a partnership conservation agronomist with the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, recently traveled to Senegal to assist Ozzie Abaye in research efforts on mung beans.…

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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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Early Identification Program at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Each year the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine accepts students from groups who are underrepresented in medicine to an Early Identification Program, which provides intensive medical school…

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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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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute occupational therapists train colleagues, treat children in Morocco clinic

Kelsey Burke and Megan Price, occupational therapists in the Neuromotor Research Clinic at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, took a personal volunteer trip to Morocco with a…

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Black Alumni Athletics Roundtable

In this facilitated panel discussion, we explored community building, resources, and life after college athletics with former Hokie athletes. Current and former athletes discussed ways to build…

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Thank you, donors!

Thank you for investing in the next generation of leaders and innovators. Your generosity makes a difference for every Hokie at Virginia Tech.

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Accredited drone curriculum comes to mechanical engineering

Kevin Kochersberger, associate professor in mechanical engineering, was part of a team that established an academy for drone pilots in Malawi. Now he's bringing that experience to Virginia Tech…

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International Women's Day Panel Discussion 2021

International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's…

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Chapter Cheers: Life Lessons from the Lab with Mike Friedlander

On Oct. 22, Hokies heard from Mike Friedlander, who is the vice president for health sciences and technology and executive director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute in Roanoke. He’s…

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Sydney Miller - College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior

Sydney Miller, Outstanding Senior in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies for the Class of 2020, talks about her time at Virginia Tech.

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Students research ag in Ecuador

Virginia Tech agriculture students spent six weeks in Ecuador working with local partners to survey Andean farmers. They spoke the language, explored historic sites, and got a taste for international…

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