Joan Hirt

Joan Hirt Honored with Emerita Status

Joan Hirt, professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emerita by the V...
Carol Mullen with students from Southwest University in Chongqing, China

Fulbright Scholar Publishes Book on Creativity and Education in China

Carol Mullen, a professor of educational leadership in Virginia Tech’s School of Education, has authored a new book, Creativity and Education in China: Paradox and Possibilities for an Era of Accounta...
Melissa Faircloth

Graduate Students Offer Diversity Spotlights

Five graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences recently participated in a Diversity Spotlight event, in which the Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2017 Diversity...
Leigh Shannon and Laura Jarrett, students in the master’s of science education program in the Virginia Tech School of Education, set up 3-D printers.

3-D Printers for Classrooms

On February 20, the last of a group of 56 in-service and pre-service teachers received a 3-D printer as part of a three-year, $449,421 National Science Foundation Research Experience for Teachers gran...

It Is Rocket Science

When a Mars Rover crosses Marathon Valley, Juno orbits Jupiter, or a Cassini Spacecraft surveys Saturn’s Rings, it’s the pioneering work of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Realizing the visions of ...
Katrina Powell (right), coordinator for VT Stories, reviews the website with Tarryn Abrahams, a graduate research assistant, with Jessie Rogers working in the background.

VT Stories Captures Alumni Experiences

Every Hokie has a story. Whether attending as a cadet in the years following World War II, breaking ground as one of the first African American women to be accepted as a student, or using tim...
Middle schoolers use electronic equipment to build a “Robo Craft”

Imagination in Action

From animated sock monkeys to top hats with their own planetary systems, Virginia Tech’s presence in Northern Virginia just became a lot more fun. In the fall of 2016, the university joined with ...
Jeanne DaDamio

Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio Receives Alumni Distinguished Service Award

Virginia Tech has named Jeanne Centracchio DaDamio of Vienna, Virginia, one of its two 2016 Alumni Distinguished Service Award winners. Alumni Distinguished Service Awards are presented annually at...


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