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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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Tom and Julie Taylor announce their giving day gift, and issue their giving day challenge.

Tom Taylor, a Mechanical Engineering alumni of Virginia Tech, and his wife Julie are giving big this giving day. Their initial gift of $20,000 will be extended even further for each additional…

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Hokies at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Help Neighbors in Roanoke, Virginia Overcome Food Insecurity

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC recently partnered with the City of Roanoke’s Public Libraries to donate and distribute 500 hams to help neighbors throughout the Roanoke Valley…

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Meet our Scientists: Dr. Farris, Dr. Johnstone, Dr. LaMantia, Dr. Montague, Dr. Shin, and Dr. Munson

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC’s researchers have diverse backgrounds. Learn more about their research, hobbies, backgrounds, and why they became scientists in our 2021 weekly…

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Student Engagement & Campus Life 2021 - We've Got You!

Curious, wondering, or stressed about 2021? We've got you, Hokies! Learn more about our student centers, services, events, and involvement opportunities coming up this semester.

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Healthy Heart Study

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is seeking healthy Cavalier King Charles spaniels for a long-term study using specialized software and 3D echocardiogram to try…

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