Students Organize the University’s First Powwow

A small yet dedicated group of individuals — including several College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences students — organized the university’s first powwow, which took place on April 1 on the...
Recipients of the college's 2017 faculty awards

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Faculty Throughout College

The 2017 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Faculty Awards ceremony took place in the Owens Banquet Hall on March 14. Presenting this year’s awards were Rosemary Blieszner, interim dean of ...
Front row, from left: President Tim Sands, Laura Sands, Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Perillo, and Executive Vice President and Provost Thanassis Rikakis honored the inaugural cohort of Keystone Fellows at the Moss Arts Center.

Inaugural Cohort of Keystone Fellows Announced

A student’s busy academic schedule and rigorous field of study are often what come to mind when thinking about a collegiate education. But Virginia Tech students spend the vast majority of th...

The Giving Spirit

It began with a drive through the nation’s capital one frigid winter evening. Minutes after passing the White House and the Treasury Building, Tom Bagamane could see homeless men and women, their shap...
Kristi Castlin at Boston College Game

As Good as Gold

In a split second — two-hundredths of a second, to be exact — Kristi Castlin made both Olympic history and Virginia Tech history. Castlin won a bronze medal in the women’s 100-meter hurdles at the 20...
Daniella Zelaya

Future U.S. Diplomat Receives Prestigious International Affairs Fellowship

Her parents’ experiences as political refugees inspired Daniella Zelaya of Woodbridge, Virginia, to pursue international affairs. Zelaya grew up hearing stories about the Nicaraguan Revolutio...
Seniors Daniel Stevens (left) and Andres Morana gained cultural awareness and language skills by studying abroad.

Well-Traveled Cadets Tout Study Abroad at National Conference

The U.S. military makes international competence a priority, and two members of the Virginia Tech Army ROTC and Corps of Cadets have embraced the new emphasis. Andres Morana of Aldie, Virgi...
Sascha Engel

Sascha Engel Receives Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

Sascha Engel, a political science instructor at Virginia Tech, has been named the 2016 Outstanding Doctoral Student for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. In addition to being honored at ...
Nneoma Nwankwo

Nneoma Nwankwo Named Virginia Tech’s Undergraduate Student of the Year

Nneoma Nwankwo of Lagos, Nigeria, who will graduate in May with a degree in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has been named the Virginia Tech Undergraduate Student ...
Kelly Tallman Clements

Offering Refuge

In 2015, as hundreds of thousands of refugees and vulnerable migrants fled their homes in war-torn regions and arrived in Europe, a Hokie dropped into the heart of the crisis. In June 2015,...
Rohan Kalyan

Documentary by Rohan Kalyan to Screen at Indian Film Festival

A documentary produced by Rohan Kalyan, an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech, is an official selection for the 2015 New York Indian Film Festival. Titled “Letter to th...


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