Adam Kendrick Named Outstanding Recent Alumnus

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

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 ...

Carlos Evia Promotes Open Standards for Digital Communication

Technology is easy to take for granted. We use it in almost subconscious ways for the simp...

Mastering the Elements of Style

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

The American Soldier in World War II Project Receives Prestigious Grant

The quick, sloping cursive handwriting fills the computer screen. It reads, “Spam, Spam, Spa...

As New Chair, April Few-Demo Seeks to Elevate Students, Faculty, and Staff

The 19-year veteran of the Virginia Tech faculty brings to her new role a collegial attitude for the advancement of students and colleagues.

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

New Major Brings Together the Humanities and Public Service

At Virginia Tech, a day rarely passes without the university’s motto — Ut Prosim (Th...

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...

‘How I Learned to Drive’ Finds Life Lessons in the Rearview Mirror

The School of Performing Arts will present its first Mainstage Theatre show of the season, “...