What started out as a creative challenge became an epic poem, which in turn became an award-winning book. The Mu of Virginia chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honors English Professor Carmen Giménez Smith's creative excellence.
Three research teams at Virginia Tech were awarded RAPID grants from the the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences directorate of the National Science Foundation to spur the development of social science–oriented research related to COVID-19.
Three designs by students in Virginia Tech’s Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management are finalists to become the latest in Hokie fashion, and the Virginia Tech community has a chance to help decide the winner.
Smartfarms, like traditional farms, come in all shapes and sizes. Indoor urban gardening is a blossoming arena, and Virginia Tech researchers are studying how these plants can be remotely monitored through video and aural applications for plant health.
While getting her master’s degree, the assistant professor of religion and culture discovered an interest in political theology. Now she is co-hosting a podcast dedicated to the broad swath of topics the discipline encompasses.
“The bright exchange of ideas and information that we human beings engage and participate in, also known as higher education, is one of the most precious human relationships we can build together,” says renowned poet Nikky Finney.
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
After the TECH Together Campaign launched in July, a whopping 76 applications from 20 different colleges and departments were submitted. Of those, 10 finalists and 5 winners have been chosen to implement their creative, innovative, and integrated solutions for the reopening of Virginia Tech campuses this fall.