A red panda walks along the tree.

Empowerment of Women Key to Biodiversity Protection

In the interplay between the world’s burgeoning human population and the dramatic loss of other species, the key is to empower women.
Crystal Cook Marshall

A Message of Hope for Appalachian Prosperity

Born in West Virginia and descended from coal miners, Crystal Cook Marshall knows all too well the stereotype of Appalachians as clannish and feuding, poor, and uneducated — the image ...
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...

We Thought the World Would Be Cooler

Will automated drones, driverless cars, and intelligent robotics improve lives or destroy societies? That was the principal question fueling a touchscreen arcade game that Virginia Tech students creat...


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