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

Cyber Sleuthing

How do you uncover clues about online operations veiled under a cloak of darkness?
Nikki Giovanni in front of the 22 Steps, an ongoing poetry installation at the Moss Arts Center.

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 Everlasting Arms,’” Nikki Giovanni told an audience at the Moss Arts Center. Then, after admitting the microp...
Eleanor Franc with Growley II

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. Franc will graduate on May 17 with a degree in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Hu...
The Virginia Dares team gathers in and around a tree. Top branches: Nicole Dietze and Matt Iglesias; lower branches: Erika Koekkoek and Charles Dye; in front of the tree, from left: Talisha D. Mack, Kartik Rustagi, Beth Christiansen, Vasia Ampatzi, Sam Cook, Ed Falco, Trent Neely, Allison Lee Craft, James Gaffee, and Virginia Gray.

Faculty, Staff, and Students Honored

The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences community consistently earns university recognition for excellence in research, teaching, advising, and outreach, and this year is no exception, with a d...
Andrew Young poses with his guitar after his performance at Big Event 2019

Student Musician Finds His Passion Playlist

Andrew Young grew up singing in the shower, playing Guitar Hero, and listening to his dad bang loudly on a drum set in the family’s basement. His father, a retired U.S. Army colonel, played in...

Photo Gallery: Hokies in Hollywood

Virginia Tech graduates gathered at the Netflix Studio in Los Angeles on March 19 for the Hokies in L.A. Alumni Networking event. Alumni took the opportunity to share experiences, build professional n...
Cadet Matt Krusiac, at left, a senior majoring in history, asks Secretary of the U.S. Army Mark T. Esper a question during a town hall-style meeting with the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets.

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 afternoon talking with students in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and the Army ROTC New River Battalion....
From left are cadets Jacob Heil, Ian Donaher, and Megan Watkins.

Cadets Chosen to Highlight the Colors at the Georgia Tech Game

Cadets Jacob Heil, Ian Donaher, and Megan Watkins will receive the flags at Thursday night’s football game against Georgia Tech. The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and the Virginia Tech foot...
Caitlyn Huynh

Crowdfunding Project Aims to Give Underrepresented Students a Chance to Study Abroad

More students could incorporate international experiences into their college years if money were available to support their study abroad aspirations. To help students who might not otherwise be ...
Robert “Robbie” Werth, founder and president of Diamond Transportation Service, with one of their accessible fleet vehicles in Lorton, Va. Diamond Transportation serves the elderly and disabled communities in the greater Washington, DC area.

Werth Gift Increases Testing Capacity for Students with Disabilities

Compassionate, loyal, and dedicated, Robert “Robbie” Werth has devoted his professional career to equalizing opportunity. Now Werth — who earned his political science degree in 1974 and his...
Rebecca Williams with her father, Philip Williams, in the stacks in Special Collections.

Hokie Time Travel

For Rebecca Williams, working in Newman Library’s Special Collections meant traveling through time to meet her parents as mid-80s college students. On her first day, Rebecca intentionally sou...
Mallory Noe-Payne

Mallory Noe-Payne Honored with Public Radio Award

Mallory Noe-Payne, who graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with degrees in communication and political science, was honored with an award from Public Radio News Directors Inc (PRNDI). The ...
Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor Honored with Emeritus Status

Charles Taylor, professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visi...
Paul Avey

National Security Expert Paul Avey Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Paul Avey, an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech, has received an International Affairs Fellowship for the 2018–2019 academic year. For more than a half-century, the Coun...
Brandy Faulkner

Brandy Faulkner Receives Diggs Teaching Scholars Award

Brandy Faulkner, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2018 Diggs Teaching Scholar Award....
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...
Erick King

Erick King Named Co-Recipient of Ut Prosim Award

Virginia Tech will recognize Erick King as co-recipient of the Ut Prosim Award during the Influential Black Alumni Awards ceremony on April 13. This year’s ceremony is held on the first day of Virgini...
Amartya Sen

Nobel Prize–Winning Economist Amartya Sen to Speak at Virginia Tech

When Michael Moehler was an undergraduate at the London School of Economics, the work of Amartya Sen was already considered so classic that Moehler assumed the man behind the theories had long ago...
Powwow from 2017

Powwow Returns to Virginia Tech for Second Year

A traditional Native American celebration returns to Virginia Tech for the second year on March 31. The Spring 2018 Powwow will be held on the lawn of the Graduate Life Center from noon to ...
Tim Sands meets with students in the Hokies on the Hill program during the Spring 2018 semester.

Photo Gallery: Hokies Take the Hill

Each year a dozen or so Virginia Tech students undertake internships on Capitol Hill, as participants in the Hokies on the Hill program. Chris Yianilos, executive director of government relations a...

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