The Dean’s Vision

As college leader, Rosemary Blieszner wears many figurative and literal hats, including the occasion...

UPCOMING EVENTS

‘Badstar’ Offers an Immersive, Experimental, and Visually Rich Concert

The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts will present “Badstar,” a one-of-a-kind musical ...

New Creative Technologies in Music Degree Option Reimagines Instruments and Soundmaking

Zip. Whoosh. Zip. Zip. These are the sounds of a needle moving in a vinyl record’s groove while some...

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ASPECT to Celebrate Its Tenth Anniversary During Graduate Conference

A party with cake, champagne, and dancing may help mark traditional anniversary celebrations. In the...

Fashion Show to Offer Romantic and Edgy Lines

Virginia Tech’s annual fashion show, organized by the Fashion Merchandising and Design Society, will...

Tech Sideline Boosts Virginia Tech’s Sports Media Program

Will Stewart, who converted his own love of Hokie sports into a profitable website, has donated an endowed scholarship to support future Virginia Tech sports journalists.

Grant to Enable Research on the Linguistic Effects of Hurricane Katrina

The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the language and culture of New Orleans informs Katie Carmichael’s research. Her grant will allow her to collect the largest and most diverse linguistic data sample ever assembled in the Big Easy.

Department of History Becomes Co-Publisher of The Smithfield Review

Smithfield Plantation is many things — a treasured property commemorating the beginnings of Virg...

Faculty Spotlight: Koeun Choi

Koeun Choi joined Virginia Tech’s Department of Human Development and Family Science in the fall of ...

Janell Watson Named Chair of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Languages extend beyond grammars and vocabularies; they also encompass the cultures and histories of the people who speak them. This is the cornerstone of Janell Watson’s philosophy, which guides her as department chair.

Maria Jernigan Named Undergraduate Student of the Year

Maria Jernigan, a triple major from Virginia Beach, Virginia, thinks about how virtual reality...

Werth Gift Increases Testing Capacity for Students with Disabilities

Compassionate, loyal, and dedicated, Robert “Robbie” Werth has devoted his professional care...

Department of Religion and Culture Welcomes Matthew Gabriele as Chair

How can engineers work better in cultures that differ from their own? Are religions now the ...

National Science Foundation Award for Research into Technologies for Disability Community

The bracelet looks unassuming, just like any other smart technology worn around the wrist. But r...

Nicholas Copeland Uses Fulbright to Advance Food Sovereignty in Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland, a Virginia Tech anthropologist who studies rural communities in the Central American country, hopes his research will help farmers create sustainable food resources and land practices.

First-Year Cadets to Arrive on Campus for New Cadet Week

What cadet Meredith Oakes remembers most from being a first-year student in the Virginia Tec...

Alumna Lisa Wilkes Named Vice President for Business Affairs at Virginia Tech

Lisa Wilkes, who earned her doctorate in higher education administration at the Virginia Tec...

‘Badstar’ Offers an Immersive, Experimental, and Visually Rich Concert

The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts will present “Badstar,” a one-of-a-kind musical ...
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