Limitations of ‘Color-Blind’ Sentencing

According to U.S. Bureau of Justice statistics, American prisons currently house more than 2...

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Virginia Tech Musicians to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Practice, practice, practice. The classic punchline about the best way to get to Carnegie Hall...

How to Conduct an Orchestra Without Musical Instruments

What if a conductor didn’t have to rely on musicians playing bassoons and violas and timpani? What i...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Departments and Schools News

New Faculty Principals Bring Dedication to Student Learning

East and West Ambler Johnston residence halls will welcome two new faculty principals this summer. ...

Center for Real Life Design Launches with an Emphasis on Universal Design

Muted colors and matte finishes create a soothing environment for children with autism. A slate-gray...

Design for Living

Hokies ‘Make a Mark’ in Design-a-Thon for Nonprofits

A one-day design marathon led and executed largely by Hokies delivered critically needed free ...

Nikki Giovanni Announces Winners of 2017 Steger Poetry Prize

In a demonstration of the creative confluence of art and science, a microbiology major has won the 2...

Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio Receives Alumni Distinguished Service Award

Virginia Tech has named Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio of Vienna, Virginia, one of its two 2016 Alumni D...

Alumni Who Fought in France During World War I

All was quiet on the Western Front — until about one o’clock in the morning of September 12,...

In Memoriam: Peggy Meszaros, Provost Emerita

Peggy Meszaros, the highest-ranking woman in Virginia Tech’s history, died in the city of he...

Life Lessons

Using Robot Scientists to Reimagine the World

How would science have unfolded differently across the centuries if Galileo had been an ecologist ra...

The Giving Spirit

It began with a drive through the nation’s capital one frigid winter evening. Minutes after passing ...

Founding Director of the Center for the Humanities Named

Sylvester Johnson, an award-winning scholar engaged in exploring humanity in the age of inte...

Enlisting French Residents for Study Validating Pollution-Driven Health Claims

For many years, state-funded health studies have disproved claims by residents and local doctors in ...

Graduate Students Offer Diversity Spotlights

Five graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences recently part...

Michael Fisher Named Commanding Officer of Naval ROTC

Captain Michael Fisher — a highly decorated officer in the U.S. Navy — has been named commanding off...

Carol Mullen Honored with Living Legend Award

Carol Mullen, a professor of educational leadership in Virginia Tech’s School of Education, has been...

Hokies at Carnegie Hall Photo Gallery

Hokies took the stage at Carnegie Hall on April 11, when 165 Virginia Tech students and several of t...