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Cardiovascular scientists to explore viral infection that can lead to sudden death

James Smyth, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover why viruses…

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Hoda Kotb honored with Virginia Tech’s 2022 University Distinguished Achievement Award

Hoda Kotb '86 was recognized with Virginia Tech’s University Distinguished Achievement Award May 12. This award recognizes achievement that is nationally significant, and has enduring…

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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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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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Tour the state-of-the-art Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Addition

With wet laboratories, meeting spaces, and offices to accommodate 400 additional researchers, students, and support staff, the $90-million, 139,000-square-foot addition enables the Fralin Biomedical…

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Ramps of Appalachia

Pabitra Aryal, CALS Ph.D. candidate, along with advisor John Fike, and Jim Chamberlain of the U.S. Forest Service explore how ramps can be grown via agroforestry at the Catawba Sustainability Center.…

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Virginia Tech launches ‘next generation’ human brain imaging lab

Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have received a $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to deploy a breakthrough new brain imaging technique called optically…

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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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Hokies for Good: Conquering Cancer through Research Collaboration

Join us as we explore the groundbreaking partnership between the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and Children's National Hospital in Washington D.C.Deemed a one-of-a-kind endeavor to…

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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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Virginia Tech researchers give hope to substance use disorder patients with new psychological tools

Warren Bickel, a professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and director of the institute’s Addiction Recovery Research Center, helped pioneer the drug treatments used to wean…

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TBMH graduate student awarded two grants to advance brain cancer research

Joelle Martin, a graduate research assistant in the Sontheimer Lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, received a Zeta Beta Tau Cancer Research Award and a student fellowship funded…

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Meet a Neuroscientist: Shannon Farris, Ph.D.

In honor of International #WomenInScience day, we'd like to introduce you to one of our faculty members, Dr. Shannon Farris!Her #neuroscience lab studies how the genes in a specific cell type,…

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