The fraternity Theta Delta Chi Brothers United, in conjunction with the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research , hosted a picnic this past spring for youth and families affected by autism.

Center for Autism Research Organizes Sensory-Aware Events

The Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research, in conjunction with local businesses and campus organizations, is embodying the spirit of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) by working to make events friendlie...
Anna Bolton

Translating on the Fly

Anna Bolton dodged the cooler of Gatorade aimed at Cleveland Indians shortstop José Ramírez, but she couldn’t avoid the cooler of water that followed. “Bienvenida al equipo,” Indians’ shortstop Franci...
Two students test their roving, robot vacuum topped with stuffed animals in the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab.

Thinkabit Lab Inspires Thousands to Invent

Crafts and tools line the walls inside brightly painted rooms at the end of the first floor hall in Virginia Tech’s Falls Church campus in the National Capital Region. It’s here in the Qualco...
Vickie Martin

Vickie Martin celebrated for reliability and integrity

Dedicated, trustworthy, reliable, and professional are just a few words that colleagues use to describe Vickie Martin’s outstanding 42-year career at Virginia Tech. Martin has served as a s...
Carol Mullen

Carol Mullen Honored with Living Legend Award

Carol Mullen, a professor of educational leadership in Virginia Tech’s School of Education, has been honored with the 2017 Living Legend Award from the country’s premier national organization for educ...
Peter Doolittle

Peter Doolittle Named Director of School of Education

Peter Doolittle, a leader in educational research and best practices both nationally and internationally, has been named director of the Virginia Tech School of Education. Doolittle most recent...
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...
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 ...
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...
Shekila Melchior

Shekila Melchior Receives College’s Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Shekila Melchior, a doctoral candidate in counselor education, received the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Melchior was nominated for the a...

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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