The Art of Connecting with Audiences

People tend to dread public speaking even more than they fear dying, according to a study fi...

ILLUMINATION MAGAZINE

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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...

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. ...

Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management Named an Exemplary Department

The Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management has received a 2017 Exemplary Department...

Bringing Virginia Tech’s New Sports Media and Analytics Concentration into Play

During a classroom presentation last spring, a Virginia Tech student described his favorite team...

From Piracy to Poetry

Buccaneers in search of Spanish doubloons had home lives, too. That’s the conclusion of a Virginia T...

Summer Seminar to Explore the Most Devastating Flu Epidemic in Recorded History

A century ago this spring, an unusually deadly influenza virus began circling the world, ultimately ...

Child Development Center Receives High Marks During Reaccreditation

Every weekday morning, children and families arrive at the Virginia Tech Child Development Center fo...

Translating on the Fly

Anna Bolton dodged the cooler of Gatorade aimed at Cleveland Indians shortstop José Ramírez, but she...

Data on Same-Sex Marriage Legislation Enables Exploration of Public Policy

If you have ever tried to change someone’s mind on an important issue — how to vote, for example — y...

JC Fuller Embraced Ut Prosim as Hokie Camp Executive Member

Most students spend four to five years pursuing an undergraduate degree — formative time spe...

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...

Barbara Ellen Smith Honored with Emerita Status

Barbara Ellen Smith, professor of women’s and gender studies in the College of Liberal Arts ...

The Idea of Service Carries Special Weight

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

Fulbright Scholar Studies Creativity Across Cultures

A stereotype perplexed Carol Mullen. Was there any truth to the notion that the intensive focus ...

Carnegie Hall Accolades Help Send Wind Ensemble to Perform at National Conference

Members of Virginia Tech’s Wind Ensemble will have the honor of performing at the College Band Direc...