HokieBird Goes to Washington

The lovable Virginia Tech mascot recently had a capital idea: Why not hightail it up to Northern Vir...

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 ...

Tunnel Vision

Once a picturesque village in northeastern France with views of lush fields extending several miles ...

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Diversity Scholars to Share Their Projects

Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2019 Diversity Scholars will discuss their projects to the u...

Rosemary Carucci Goss Honored with Emerita Status

Rosemary Carucci Goss, professor of apparel, housing, and resource management in the College of ...

Did I Say Your Name [Neym] Right?

Cayce Myers knows what it feels like for his name to be botched in public. His first name, w...

Steger Poetry Prize Winners Carry on a Divine Tradition

“Poetry is sacred, and if this were a sacred space, we would open with ‘Leaning on the Everlasti...

Andrew Pregnall Named 2019 Undergraduate Student of the Year

While pursuing a dual degree in microbiology and history at Virginia Tech, Andrew Pregnall...

Alumni Spotlight: Lin Tan

In 2017, Lin Tan earned a doctorate in human development and a master’s in data analysis and applied...

Class of 2019: Katherine Louis Explores Connection Between Languages and Culture

Katherine Louis’ passion for languages started developing in third grade. The senior from No...

Bestselling Author Dan Ariely to Explore Irrationality

Why do humans make certain choices? Why do they select candy over fruit, for example? And why do the...

Class of 2019: A Dog Makes All the Difference for Cadet Eleanor Franc

Cadet Eleanor Franc found her place at Virginia Tech through a dog named Growley II. Fran...

Timothy Miles Named 2019 Outstanding Senior

The written Arabic language is like reading sheet music for Timothy Miles, and the culture of th...

Get Up to Speed with Self-Driving Vehicles

In Blacksburg, drivers ride amid hybrid electric vehicles, gas guzzlers, pickup trucks, and buses. B...

Criminology Major Studies What Happens to Juveniles Sentenced to Adult Prisons

Kelsey McMahon, a student who is passionate about social change and equality, focused her rese...

Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper Visits Virginia Tech

Secretary of the U.S. Army Mark T. Esper visited Virginia Tech on Friday, spending the afterno...

Thinkabit Lab Opens in Roanoke

When the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab opened in Virginia Tech’s National Capital Region in fall 2016, plan...

Musical Theatre Legends Visit Blacksburg for Special Production

Students and community members are getting the rare opportunity to workshop songs and scenes from th...