We offer opportunities for research that makes a difference
Whether it's conducted by faculty or students, our research makes an impact on the world. A benefit of being part of a large research institution such as Virginia Tech is access to extensive resources and unique collaborations with students and faculty of other disciplines.
The Library of Virginia has honored Nikki Giovanni — acclaimed poet, children’s author, and University Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech — with a Literary Lifetime Achievement Award. View Faculty Stories
As a Richmond-based political and general reporter for the public radio station WVTF, Mallory Noe-Payne is able to blend her Virginia Tech degrees in communication and political science. View Alumni Stories
Our center plays a leading role in the teaching, scholarship, and public dissemination of Civil War history. We host popular public outreach events, collaborate on digital initiatives, and host postdoctoral fellows.
Our department is recognized for excellence in research, teaching, and community outreach. Now offering an additional major in criminology, students can specialize in a wide range of sociological specialties and interdisciplinary areas.
We prepare our students for professional practice in a range of consumer businesses and industries. Our graduates are working in fashion designing, apparel design, property management, consulting, and education.