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Article ItemThe sound of plants dancing , article
Smartfarms, like traditional farms, come in all shapes and sizes. Indoor urban gardening is a blossoming arena, and Virginia Tech researchers are studying how these plants can be remotely monitored through video and aural applications for plant health.
Article ItemConfederate symbols to be explored in college’s latest virtual teach-in on social justice , article
The Virginia Tech Department of History will host a virtual teach-in, “Confederate Commemoration in Academic Settings: A Webinar on Memory and Race,” on August 12 at noon.
Article ItemNew English chair emphasizes power of reading, writing to promote positive growth , article
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower said her passion for higher education has only grown since her childhood spent as a “professor’s kid.”
Article ItemDanna Agmon receives 2020 Albert Lee Sturm Award for Faculty Excellence , article
As the historian of French colonialism began researching a new book, her first book was recognized by Virginia Tech’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
Article ItemVirginia Tech professor earns career honor from American Sociological Association , article
David Brunsma joins some of the top scholars in sociology of race and ethnicity as a Founder’s Award recipient.
Article ItemFight for women’s right to vote represents perseverance, commitment , article
One hundred years ago, women gained the right to vote after a struggle lasting more than 70 years. Marian Mollin, associate professor of history, dives deeper into the meaning of the 19th Amendment.
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 ItemCelebrated poet to kick off school year in virtual address , article
“The bright exchange of ideas and information that we human beings engage and participate in, also known as higher education, is one of the most precious human relationships we can build together” says renowned poet Nikky Finney.
Article Item‘Future Humans, Human Futures’ to explore humanity in the age of intelligent machines , article
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
Article ItemRebelling against material and class gains through poetry , article
What started out as a creative challenge became an epic poem, which in turn became an award-winning book. Virginia Tech’s Mu of Phi Beta Kappa honors the English professor’s creative excellence.
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