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...
Jerry Hulick

Ardent Hokie Issues Giving Day Challenges for Two Colleges

When Jerry Hulick studied political science in the early 1970s, he was in Virginia Tech’s College of Arts and Sciences. Decades later, when the college divided into two, Hulick remained loyal to...
Native at VT with Monacan Nation

Hokies Connect with Monacan Nation

Virginia Tech Native American students are making strides to connect with Virginia’s tribal communities. In January, some members of Native at VT, a small but growing student organization, ...
A 1615 painting of Barbary pirates confronting a French ship

From Piracy to Poetry

Buccaneers in search of Spanish doubloons had home lives, too. That’s the conclusion of a Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences alumna who spent years studying the private lives of ...
JC Fuller

JC Fuller Embraced Ut Prosim as Hokie Camp Executive Member

Most students spend four to five years pursuing an undergraduate degree — formative time spent growing, learning, and changing. JC Fuller is graduating a semester early, but he’s leaving as...
Daniel Crosson

Giving Back to Those Who Serve

The day Paul Austin ’65 and his wife, Linda, met Daniel Crosson ’17 was perfect for tailgating. The temperate autumn breeze complemented the warm October sunshine. Chicago maroon and burnt orange blen...
Eric Jardine

Digital Habits that Can Protect Our Identity

Virginia Tech cybersecurity expert Eric Jardine suggests that we develop digital habits that protect our devices and our information, in the same way that our commitment to handwashing helps prevent t...
Laura McCarter

Virginia Tech Student’s Refugee Work Draws Media Attention

Political science graduate student Laura McCarter started studying German in middle school, little knowing that she would parlay her language skills into a passion for providing humanitarian h...
Evan Wright

Navy Lieutenant Commander Evan Wright Named Boston College Game Hokie Hero

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Evan Wright, a Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned a degree in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and minors in l...
TEAM Haiti, a group of Virginia Tech faculty and graduate students, met with community groups in rural Haiti.

Researchers Take a TEAM Approach to Haiti’s Development Challenges

Haiti has been the focus of international development assistance for decades. Despite countless efforts, life is still tenuous for its 10.5 million citizens. A group of Virginia Tech facult...
Kelly Clements

A Public Servant Abroad

Kelly Tallman Clements arrived at Virginia Tech knowing she wanted to go into public service. After graduating with a double major in international studies and French in 1988, she went on to earn a ma...
Mallory Noe-Payne

Mallory Noe-Payne Joins WVTF

Mallory Noe-Payne was one of three highly experienced journalists to join the staff of the WVTF Radio IQ News Department this spring. Noe-Payne, who graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with degree...
Students in the Washington Semester in Global Engagement presented their work during the State Department Diplomacy Lab Fair last month. The students and faculty are pictured above at the event.

Students Offer Recommendations on Middle East to U.S. State Department

Virginia Tech offers students seeking to gain real-world experience in the realm of policymaking a unique opportunity to conduct research on international issues and present their findings and...

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