JUMP Campaign Launched for the Virginia Tech Trumpet Festival

With a little love and maintenance, a trumpet can shine, and its sound — intensely bright and oc...

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ACCelerate Festival Showcased Innovation on a National Stage

An estimated 36,000 people passed through the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Histor...

Viral Networks Workshop to Illuminate Medical History

Medieval data on the bubonic plague, the gradual adoption of statistics in clinical best practic...

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ASPECT to Celebrate Its Tenth Anniversary During Graduate Conference

A party with cake, champagne, and dancing may help mark traditional anniversary celebrations. In the...

Fashion Show to Offer Romantic and Edgy Lines

Virginia Tech’s annual fashion show, organized by the Fashion Merchandising and Design Society, will...

Television Anchor Robin Reed to Join Communication Department

Robin Reed, an anchor at WDBJ in Roanoke, will join Virginia Tech’s Department of Communication ...

Steger Poetry Prize Winners to Be Celebrated, Along with Poetry Itself

“I share with the painters the desire,” wrote poet Nikki Giovanni, “to put a three-dimensional p...

Virginia Tech Is Leader in Open-Access Book Publishing Initiative

Virginia Tech is one of only a dozen universities across the nation to be invited to participate in ...

The Center for Gerontology Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Theatre and Wisdom

Voices may rise from conversational to impassioned. Sometimes the words carry an angry timbre, somet...

Alexander Dickow Receives Prestigious Grant for French Poetry Translation

The words create instant visuals. One imagines the clandestine African migrants traveling in sma...

New Interdisciplinary Major Trains Students to Become All-Round Leaders in the 21th Centur...

Anticipation, adrenaline, confidence, hope, and a touch of anxiety fill the waiting room. A dozen we...

Ardent Hokie Issues Giving Day Challenges for Two Colleges

When Jerry Hulick studied political science in the early 1970s, he was in Virginia Tech’s Coll...

Religion and Culture Graduate Seeks to Build Bridges

Obaid Rehman believes human connectivity can change the world. “Real, meaningful relationships — tha...

ACCelerate Festival Showcased Innovation on a National Stage

An estimated 36,000 people passed through the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Histor...

Wornie Reed, Who Marched with Martin Luther King Jr., Reflects on His Legacy

Virginia Tech’s Wornie Reed, who met Martin Luther King Jr. during the...

The Idea of Service Carries Special Weight

Cadet Nathan Underwood chose the map for his future. The U.S. Army will choose the route. ...

Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious Army Scholarship

When Staff Sergeant Bryanne Peterson turned 17, she had a plan. She would become the first woman...

School of Performing Arts Presents Carl Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

The New River Valley Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Tech Combined Choirs, Blacksburg Mas...