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 ...

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...

Carmen Giménez Smith Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

When Carmen Giménez Smith watched the television show “Revenge,” she was more than entertain...

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: Raven Weaver

Raven Weaver earned her doctorate in human development, with a focus on adult development and aging,...

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

mdoerKatie Fanz, a rising senior from Richmond, Virginia, double-majoring in national securi...

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...

Multicultural Heritage of Solitude to Be Commemorated

Solitude, the oldest building on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus, will take center stage t...

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...

Thinkabit Lab Opens in Roanoke

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

Adam Kendrick Named Outstanding Recent Alumnus

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