Sarah Edwards makes a splash
Edwards chasing next steeple for Hokies track & field

Sarah Edwards enters her sophomore season already holding the second-fastest steeplechase time by an American 20 years old or younger and the second fastest time in the country by a collegiate female.

“I really want to put up a fight to win the [national] title.”

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Bill Roth
Former ‘Voice’ helping mold future Hokie journalists

After 27 years of play-by-play for Virginia Tech athletics, Bill Roth is now helping lead the Department of Communication’s concentration in sports media and analytics.

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A’via Linton, Lauren Brown, and Michelle Ya Diul, Virginia Tech students and members of the Enlightened Gospel Choir, rehearse in the Black Cultural Center.
New cultural centers are gateways for inclusion

The Asian Cultural Engagement Center opened in November, while in 2016 three new cultural centers debuted — the American Indian & Indigenous Community Center; El Centro, a Hispanic and Latino center; and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center.

Learn more about all six centers >>>

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Around the Drillfield

Justin Halper and Josie Fraticelli fist bump
From space exploration to a 12-year-old’s hand

The College of Engineering’s researchers are using 3-D printing to impact lives.

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Virginia Tech President Tim Sands with students before the annual State of the University address.
From President Sands: Where we are and where we’re headed

“In the past two years, we have initiated foundational projects across the university to align Virginia Tech’s trajectory to Beyond Boundaries. These have included identification of destination and strategic growth areas and the design of a new budgeting model.”

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Wrap-up of 2017 at Virginia Tech

2017 was a year of growth, learning, and momentum building at Virginia Tech. Watch it all unfold in this wrap-up video.

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France Belanger is a professor in the department of accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business. She also is a faculty member in Virginia Tech's online master of information technology program.
Two graduate programs top national rankings

The online master’s degree in information technology came in at No. 2 in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s rankings, while online graduate engineering program ranked No. 20.

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Rafael Davalos, professor of biomedical engineering and mechanics at Virginia Tech
Researchers attack cancers, Parkinson’s with electrical fields

The process opens a cancer cell’s pores using low-level electrical pulses, which allows for medicine to be better received by the cell.

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Hokie athletics partners with mobile tech company to create ‘Maroon and Orange Memories’

From sitting on the bench at warm-ups to securing postgame court access, fans will be able to use their smartphones to purchase men’s basketball fan experience options from the athletics department.

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Alumni Association News & Events

The Virginia Tech Program in Real Estate began with four students in August 2013 and has grown to more than 200 undergraduates.
Record $2 million donation made to real estate program

Alumni couple Willis Blackwood and Mary Nolen Blackwood recently gave the largest gift ever made to the program, which began with four students in August 2013 and has grown to more than 200 undergraduates.

More on the gift’s impact >>>

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What to know about changes to G Suite

If you use a email address and the G Suite (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, etc.) some changes are coming to your account. Beginning Jan. 29, G Suite for Education applications will move under the Login service, which means you’ll log in with your VT Username (PID) and password, and use the 2-Factor Authentication process for additional security. If you remember your VT Username and password, then you are all set. If you don’t remember your username, password, or have not set up 2-Factor Authentication – you’ll need to take a few additional steps.

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Where will you go?

Make plans to travel alongside fellow Hokies. Travel to wine country or cruise alongside the Alaska coast. There’s always someplace new to discover.

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Upcoming Events

Women in STEM (Feb. 7)
Hokies in Agribusiness (Feb. 28)
Black Alumni Reunion (April 13-15)
Old Guard — The Society of Golden Alumni (May 16-18)
Reunion 2018 (June 7-10)

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