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Article ItemAppalachian proud , article
The Appalachian Studies Program offers a special funding opportunity for undergraduates with ties to the region. Because of their desire to create a positive future in Appalachia, Kaylee Crockett, an agricultural technology major, and Isabella Jimenez, a biological science major, received the honor for 2020.
Article ItemThomas Gardner earns Alumni Distinguished Professor renewal in 38th year at Virginia Tech , article
“I have experienced numerous moments of pride as an educator, including over these past 10 years,” said Gardner. “But honestly, I’m most proud of the students who learned new ways to think in my class and have gone on to apply those ways of thinking far beyond anything I would have ever dreamed possible.”
Article ItemVeterans Day vigil offers cadets, campus time to reflect at Virginia Tech , article
“While you stand unmoving on the Pylons without the usual daily distractions of your cell phone, friends, and homework, you are given an excellent chance to reflect on what it means to be an American and what it means to be free,” says Cadet Grace Hall, a senior in Air Force ROTC majoring in aerospace engineering.
Article ItemGoing above and beyond in residential environments and design , article
As Morgan Jones and Taylor Olson were planning to graduate, they both entered kitchen and bathroom design competitions and won. As they begin their careers, their hard work at Virginia Tech has paid off.
Article ItemRadio IQ’s Mallory Noe-Payne receives Fulbright journalist grant , article
Noe-Payne, chief of Radio IQ’s Richmond bureau, will travel to Germany for a 10-month residency to research and examine the histories of that country and the United States.
Article ItemWomen in power: Farida Jalalzai earns Fulbright grant to study nations with a history of leadership by women , article
Farida Jalalzai’s Fulbright fellowship will aid in her research on nations that have had multiple women leaders.
Article ItemIn memoriam: Christine Kaestle, professor of human development and family science , article
Christine “Chris” Kaestle, a professor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech, died on July 16, 2020. She was 48.
Article ItemCenter for Gerontology researchers receive $2.14 million to study extended family caregivers of people with dementia , article
Karen Roberto and Tina Savla, both core faculty members of Virginia Tech’s Center for Gerontology, are leading a five-year study funded by the National Institute on Aging that will examine the role of extended family caregivers and their service use, needs, and challenges.
Article ItemNew Virginia Tech research lab to explore human side of advanced technology , article
“Technology should not be created simply for the sake of creating technology,” said Aaron Brantly, director of the Tech4Humanity Lab. “We need to consider the impact of the technology on human beings. That’s the bullseye of our mission.”
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Article ItemNational Science Foundation grant fueling philosophy professor’s database project , article
The National Science Foundation has awarded Lydia Patton with a prestigious grant, which she will use to launch an open-access research database within the discipline of the integrated history and philosophy of science.
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