Maria del Carmen Cana Jimenez

María del Carmen Caña Jiménez Receives Presidential Principles of Community Award

María del Carmen Caña Jiménez, a professor in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 Pre...
Saul Halfon

Saul Halfon Receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising

Saul Halfon, associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, has received the university’s 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising. Sponsored by the V...
Paul Heilker

Paul Heilker Receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Paul Heilker, an associate professor in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching....
Rebecca Hester (left) and Emily Satterwhite

Rebecca Hester and Emily Satterwhite Receive Diggs Teaching Scholars Award

Emily Satterwhite, an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Culture, and Rebecca Hester, an associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, both in the Colle...
Ashley Reed

Ashley Reed Receives XCaliber Award

Ashley Reed, an assistant professor in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 XCaliber Award. Established in 1...
Billie Lepczyk

Billie Lepczyk Receives the Alumni Award for Excellence in Research

Billie Lepczyk, a professor in the School of Performing Arts, has received the university’s 2018 Alumni Award for Research Excellence. Established by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, the...
Nancy Metz

Nancy Metz Receives William E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence

Nancy Metz, a professor in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 William E. Wine Award. The William E. Wine Award was estab...
Toni Calasanti

Toni Calasanti Receives Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research

Toni Calasanti, a professor in the Department of Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research. ...
Trudy Harrington Becker

Trudy Harrington Becker Receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Adv...

Trudy Harrington Becker, senior instructor in the Department of History, has received the university’s 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising. Established by the Virgin...
Michael Moehler

New Interdisciplinary Major Trains Students to Become All-Round Leaders in the 21th Centur...

Anticipation, adrenaline, confidence, hope, and a touch of anxiety fill the waiting room. A dozen well-suited, well-educated college graduates wait for an interview at a major Wall Street firm. But on...
Robin Reed on the set of WDBJ

Television Anchor Robin Reed to Join Communication Department

Robin Reed, an anchor at WDBJ in Roanoke, will join Virginia Tech’s Department of Communication as a professor of practice. Beginning in the Fall 2018 semester, he will teach several courses — inc...
Core faculty members for the Center of Gerontology include, from left: Laura Sands, Karen Roberto, Pamela Teaster, Nancy Brossoie, and Tina Savla.

The Center for Gerontology Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Theatre and Wisdom

Voices may rise from conversational to impassioned. Sometimes the words carry an angry timbre, sometimes a laugh. The exchange is between family members discussing relocating the eldest to an assisted...
E. Thomas Ewing

Virginia Tech Boosts National Library of Medicine and National Endowment for the Humanitie...

Hokie tracks were clearly evident when the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently reaffirmed their partnership. Signing of the memorandu...
Nikki Giovanni at poetry ceremony 2017

Steger Poetry Prize Winners to Be Celebrated, Along with Poetry Itself

“I share with the painters the desire,” wrote poet Nikki Giovanni, “to put a three-dimensional picture on a one-dimensional surface.” Giovanni will help bring poetry alive in all its dimensions...
Wornie Reed

Wornie Reed, Who Marched with Martin Luther King Jr., Reflects on His Legacy

Virginia Tech’s Wornie Reed, who met Martin Luther King Jr. during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and joined him on the 1963 March on Washington, feels the civil rights leade...
Danna Agmon

Virginia Tech Is Leader in Open-Access Book Publishing Initiative

Virginia Tech is one of only a dozen universities across the nation to be invited to participate in a pilot initiative, Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME), to provide greater access to scholarl...
Piercing the Veil

Piercing the Veil

What would Neil Armstrong have tweeted in 1969 after he set foot on the surface of the moon?  How would each of the astronauts from the Apollo 11 mission — Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Col...
Cast members Catherine McMullan (left) and Mary Pat Gilliam, both theatre arts majors, record sonnets for “Shakespeare’s Garden.”

The Immersive Theatrical Installation of ‘Shakespeare’s Garden’

The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts will present a theatrical installation, “Shakespeare’s Garden: An Immersive Sound Stroll Through His Sonnets, Soliloquies, and Scenes,” on March 22–24 a...
A contemporary shot of the McLean House, the site of General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, overlays a photograph of the McLean family sitting on their porch soon after the Civil War ended.

Civil War Weekend to explore the power of place

The stillness of a long-ago battlefield, the suffering of soldiers in a prison camp, and the unexpected origins of a historic cemetery will all be explored at the 27th annual Civil War Weekend. Thi...
Patricia Lavender

Patricia Lavender Recognized for Faculty Service

Patricia Lavender, an associate professor in the School of Performing Arts, has earned membership into the Virginia Tech Academy of Faculty Service. With this appointment, she will join a community...

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