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Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering partners with Carilion Clinic for a robotic glove

Pinhas Ben-Tzvi, a professor and researcher in mechanical engineering, is partnering with Dr. Cesar Bravo of the Carilion Clinic to develop a new tool for those who have suffered a brachial plexus…

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Virginia Tech researcher’s 3D model of brain tumor environment could aid personalized treatment

Jennifer Munson and her research team’s model of the glioblastoma tumor microenvironment could help with understanding why the cancer is so resistant to treatment and so often returns after…

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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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Virginia Tech scientist uncovers possible link between early-life trauma and binge-eating disorder

Sora Shin, an assistant professor of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, led a study published in Nature Neuroscience that shows how adversity…

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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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