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    The state of the arts , article

    It’s hard to imagine Virginia Tech without the Moss Arts Center, which for 10 years has created opportunities for students and the greater community to see world-class artists and performers and has served as a catalyst to create connections between research, technology, and creativity.

    Date: Dec 01, 2023
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    'Writing saved me': Alumna Vonda Paige makes a masterful pivot , article

    Paige moved from a career in journalism to become an award-winning executive producer/producer of documentary films. Her film "The Woodstock of House" chronicles the rise of Chicago house music and is finishing up a run of 17 film festivals this year.

    Date: Nov 29, 2023
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    Virginia Tech Transportation Institute creates the future of transportation safety , article

    Over the past 35 years, naturalistic driving study data has been collected from nearly 7,000 vehicles, including cars, tractor-trailers, bicycles, and e-scooters. The research ultimately has been used to improve the transportation system for everyone who uses the roads while also helping secure funding from over 100 sponsors and propelling VTTI to its current status as a top transportation research institute.

    Date: Nov 21, 2023
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    Virginia Tech is satisfying the craving for semiconductor advancement , article

    By increasing opportunities through the development of new majors and professional programs for lifelong learning, Virginia Tech is securing a pipeline of talent to continue to support the semiconductor industry in the commonwealth and across the globe.

    Date: Nov 07, 2023
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    Mathematics of pickleball , article

    Virginia Tech alumna and faculty member Trish Hammer will compete in the USA Pickleball National Championship in November. What gives her an edge above the competition? Math.

    Date: Sep 12, 2023
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    Virginia Tech A to Z , article

    As Virginia Tech celebrates its 150th anniversary, letters provide the foundation — crafted in the spirit of a children’s book — for exploring the quintessential people, places, events, and activities that make our university great.

    Date: Jul 31, 2023
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    ‘No greater experience’: Alumnus performs his concerto with Boston Symphony Orchestra , article

    Jeff Midkiff '85 performed his mandolin concerto "From the Blue Ridge" with the orchestra on July 23. This opportunity was a crown jewel achievement in a lifetime dedicated to music, one Midkiff will never forget.

    Date: Jul 31, 2023
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    Zooming in on microplastics , article

    These tiny particles are creating big challenges worldwide and are at the core of emerging fields of study for researchers, including many at Virginia Tech.

    Date: Jul 19, 2023
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    Leadership perspective , article

    Virginia Tech President Tim Sands launched the Virginia Tech Advantage, which seeks to ensure that a Virginia Tech experience is financially within reach for undergraduate students in Virginia, and named Menah Pratt, vice president for strategic affairs and diversity, and Matt Holt, professor and head of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, to lead the effort. Their personal experiences have helped shape their commitment to the initiative.

    Date: Jul 07, 2023
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    Internships provide lasting lessons for students and alumni , article

    Some internships are a perfect match, while others become a lesson in what students don’t want in a future career. Whether the internship was exactly what they expected or nothing they could imagine, these alumni agree on one key point: internships are beneficial.

    Date: Jul 06, 2023
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    Alumna takes her love of journalism to CNN , article

    Priscilla Alvarez, who graduated with a degree in multimedia journalism in 2014, is a White House reporter for CNN, covering U.S. immigration policy, border crises under the Trump and Biden administrations, and the ins and outs of the White House.

    Date: Jun 29, 2023
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    Virginia Tech alumnus named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2023 , article

    Ed Reynolds ’85 was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2023 after serving as the project manager for a Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab team that built a small spacecraft and successfully crashed it into an asteroid. The test altered the asteroid’s trajectory and potentially provided a model to protect Earth from the impacts of space debris.

    Date: Jun 12, 2023
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    The next Tech , article

    Today, the Virginia Tech community is on pace to drive progress, lead research, and build futures.

    Date: May 27, 2023
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    Wheelchair tennis team serves up new era of adaptive athletics , article

    The Virginia Tech Wheelchair Tennis team, a club sport offered through Recreational Sports, attended the Collegiate Wheelchair Tennis Championships — its first national championship — in April in Orlando, Florida.

    Date: May 15, 2023
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    How to connect with an alumni chapter after graduation , article

    Joining an alumni chapter can provide a myriad of benefits — most notably social experiences. Moving to an unfamiliar area or branching into a new career can feel isolating, but joining a chapter can ease the process.

    Date: May 10, 2023
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    Fuel for thought , article

    From the price at the pump and its impact on consumer goods to international relations and environmental threats, fuel is a topic that extends to almost every area of life. It’s a factor in decisions about everything from family vacations to the infrastructure of communities. And it’s a concern known for generating far more questions than answers.

    Date: May 08, 2023

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