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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Departments and Schools News

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 ...

Study Investigates Lack of Disclaimers on Facebook and Google’s Political Advertising

A cloak of mystery often shrouds the inner workings of technological giants, but sometimes cla...

Mastering the Elements of Style

When Avery Sefcik ’03 hosted events at his home in Richmond, Virginia, guests freq...

Brett Shadle Named Chair of History at Virginia Tech

As Brett Shadle’s first-year-experience class listened attentively to a guest lecturer discu...

Students Explore Disabilities Studies Through Pathways Minor

Laura Beaudet, a junior psychology major, has aspirations for a career in special education. T...

Virginia Tech Senior Katie Fanz Named a Virginia Governor’s Fellow

Katie Fanz, a rising senior from Richmond, Virginia, double-majoring in national security an...

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...

Timothy Luke Returns as Chair of the Department of Political Science

Timothy Luke, a University Distinguished Professor, returns as the chair of the Department of Politi...
Maggie Callahan

Breaking with Tradition

Eric Jardine talks with a student about detective work on the dark web.

Cyber Sleuthing

Family Visits Home Dedicated to Once Enslaved Relatives

Valarie Johnson McCullar felt mixed emotions during her recent homecoming in Blacksburg. “I...

Get Up to Speed with Self-Driving Vehicles

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

Anthony Kwame Harrison Named Edward S. Diggs Professor in Humanities

Anthony Kwame Harrison, associate professor of sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Huma...

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...

Finding Home as a Hokie

Justin Graves keeps the Ut Prosim pylon close to his heart, literally. “Whenever I would have a bad...

Adam Kendrick Named Outstanding Recent Alumnus

Adam Kendrick’s workplace is often a circus — literally. But as a former HokieBird used to entertain...