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Sesquicentennial HokieTalk: Creating a Home for All at Virginia Tech

This HokieTalk will feature faculty who are helping create a home for all at Virginia Tech.

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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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Health Sciences and Technology campus: Thriving in the spirit of Ut Prosim

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine both opened in 2010, continuing the university’s 150-year legacy of service while transforming…

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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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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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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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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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The Little Lab with Big Impact on the Virginia Wine Industry

Every fall, a small lab on the outer edge of Virginia Tech's campus prepares and ships out hundreds of harvest kits to winemakers around the state and beyond to collect grape juice which will…

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Tech for Humanity

Sylvester Johnson, executive director for Tech for Humanity, discussed the many challenges forcing us to realize that technology is not just a technical issue. Technology is also a human issue.…

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Environmental and Climate Justice Minor

Collaborators Shannon Bell (center) with Christine Labuski (right) and Cara Daggett discussed the new Environmental and Climate Justice Minor during the 2021 State of the College of Liberal Arts and…

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An Ocean of Opportunity

As described by Carlos Evia, associate dean for the recently established Academy of Transdisciplinary Studies, it represents an ocean of opportunities for creative approaches to teaching, research,…

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Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Katrina Powell, director for the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech, discusses its commitment to understanding the complex, historical, and generational impacts of…

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Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Michael Moehler, director of the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, explains what this first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary center does at Virginia Tech. This was part of the…

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