The new smart and sustainable cities major, which is housed within the School of Public and International Affairs and is now in its second year, blends urban analytics and decision-making with sustainable approaches to development.
One in five Virginia Tech graduates come to campus as transfer students. While their personal and professional goals vary as much as their majors and intended academic paths, they have in common the support they find and the community they build together as Hokies.
The report from the Commission on Fraternity and Sorority Life Culture outlines findings of a year-long study and presents recommendations for improving and enhancing Virginia Tech's fraternity and sorority programs.
The annual institute is a two-day professional development event for faculty, advisors, and other administrators working with Virginia Tech’s First-Year Experience courses, Pathways to General Education, or the HHMI Inclusive Excellence Grant.
It was a historic weekend for Virginia Tech. Always known for its signature Hokie hospitality, the university campus community pulled out all the stops to welcome close to 9,000 admitted students and families for the largest Hokie Focus event to date.
The National Resource Center for First-Year Experiences and Students in Transition recently honored Lori Blanc of the Virginia Tech College of Science with its 2017-2018 Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars award.
The book explores the lives of two individuals with the same name who grew up in similar neighborhoods in Baltimore. The two Wes Moores’ lives diverge dramatically, one taking a path that ends in incarceration and the other a path that leads to a Rhodes Scholarship.
Eric Greitens – a former Navy SEAL, founder of The Mission Continues, best-selling author, and candidate for the governor of Missouri – will visit Virginia Tech next month to discuss his life, part of which is detailed in his book, “The Heart and the Fist,” which was selected as Virginia Tech’s 2015-16 Common Book.