Not just for artists – Virginia Tech’s visual arts and society minor makes artistic and creative exploration easily attainable for students of any major. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors are some of its biggest fans.
The HokieBird meets the Presidential Turkeys in Washington, D.C. before their big day at The White House. After their trip around D.C., the turkeys are headed to their new home at Gobblers Rest located at Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus.=https://video.vt.edu/media/The+Presidential+Turkeys+in+Washington%2C+D.C./1_co8cgq2u/
Hosted by the Fralin Life Sciences Institute in partnership with Virginia 4-H, Kids’ Tech University bridges the gap between scientists and kids to make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics more hands-on while investigating a variety of topics.
Scientists will research the links between hydrological and carbon dynamics taking place in forested wetlands to better understand the role that these ecosystems play in the export, storage, and emission of carbon.
Indonesian Ambassador Mahendra Siregar and his delegation visited Virginia Tech administrators, as well as students, faculty, and administrators within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to build stronger international ties and develop a lasting partnership.
Global Opportunity Initiative is a faculty development program the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Global Programs office launched last year with the goal of helping early-career faculty to address complex research challenges, refine their research pitch and build collaborative relationships with organizations active in global agricultural engagement.
During its quarterly meeting held in Blacksburg, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors received numerous reports and presentations on key university priorities, such as the Innovation Campus, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, and Apex Center for Entrepreneurs.
The Office of Undergraduate Research has announced three students who are recipients of experiential learning scholarships this fall: Stephanie Flear for the Jacklyn W. and William R. Jones Jr. Experiential Learning Scholarship, as well as Amber Abbott and Kyle Rega for the Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research Scholarship.
If you’re interested in local and regional food and agriculture and want to be inspired to implement values that enhance your business, organization, and community, plan to attend the 2019 Virginia Farm to Table Conference.
Thanksgiving, more so than any other American holiday, is centered around food. For many, this means time with family and delicious food. Unfortunately for many others, it means food poisoning. According to Robert Williams, a professor of food safety in Virginia Tech’s Department of Food Science and Technology, following a few basic food safety tips when preparing Thanksgiving dinner can help keep you safe from foodborne illness this holiday season.
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
The Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame celebrated its 10th anniversary and inducted six individuals to its gallery in Blacksburg this fall. This brings the total over the past 10 years to 72 members of the Hall of Fame.
The Virginia Tech Science Festival returns to campus for its sixth year on Nov. 16, with more than 100 free hands-on, minds-on learning interactive booths and activities that showcase dozens of science education and research programs throughout the university.
The iTHRIV Scholar Career Development Program aims to train the next generation of translational researchers in principles of data science and the conduct of rigorous and reproducible science, while also promoting team science as a means to enhance innovation and discovery in health-related research.