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Landmark $50 million gift to dramatically expand health sciences research at Virginia Tech

The Richmond, Virginia-based Red Gates Foundation recently committed $50 million to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to accelerate health sciences research at Virginia Tech. The gift…

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Cancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children

Experts from Children's National, Virginia Tech, and Columbia University join forces to explore new tactics to fight lethal childhood brain cancer.

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill

Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill. After 20 years of daily use, the existing underwater treadmill needed to be replaced within the…

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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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Innovation Campus gets $50M boost to diversify campus

Boeing invests $50 million in Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus. The May 4 announcement from Boeing’s Arlington campus helps jump-start the university’s efforts to create the most…

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Giving Day 2021 Thank You

Hokies everywhere came together like never before and made Giving Day 2021 the biggest and most successful in Virginia Tech history!

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Virginia Tech Giving Day 2021

For 24 hours starting at noon EST on Feb. 24, Hokies from all around the world will join forces to make a difference for our university. On Giving Day, Virginia Tech alumni, students, faculty, staff,…

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Save the Date — 2021 Virginia Tech Giving Day

For 24 hours starting at noon EST on Feb. 24, Hokies from all around the world will join forces to make a difference for our university. On Giving Day, Virginia Tech alumni, students, faculty, staff,…

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$10M gift will help fuel discoveries at Innovation Campus

Virginia Tech’s growing impact in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area will receive a significant boost thanks to a multimillion-dollar gift from Octo founder and CEO Mehul Sanghani…

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Why Meg Supports the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Meg Carter, a native Virginian, has served on the research institute’s advisory board since the spring of 2020. She and her husband Frank support the Fralin Biomedical Research…

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Virginia Tech awards Heywood Fralin the 2019 William H. Ruffner Medal

Virginia Tech bestows its highest honor, the 2019 William H. Ruffner Medal, on Heywood Fralin. The award recognizes Fralin’s longstanding commitment to Virginia Tech, including his…

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Thank a Donor Day 2019

Students were given the opportunity to thank donors for their generous support this year. The week was highlighted by Tradition Tuesday, a free "Hokie Cab" ride around campus, and wrapped…

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2019 Giving Day - Thank you

On VT Giving Day, 6,674 Hokies around the world gave back to Virginia Tech, raising $2,863,031 for the university. 🦃 🙌 These life-changing contributions will have a huge impact on all of Hokie…

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Hokies give back in record numbers during Giving Day 2019

Virginia Tech alumni from around the world stepped up and showed their commitment to Virginia Tech by giving back during the second annual Giving Day.

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President Tim Sands delivers Giving Day thank you

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands delivers a special thank you to Hokies after alumni, students, faculty, staff, families, and friends came together in 24 hours to make a joint impact on the future…

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Giving Day - Why Do You Love Virginia Tech?

Current students describe what they love about Virginia Tech.

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