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April 16, 2019

On April 19th, 2019, undergraduate researchers from all over campus will be displaying their hard work at the 2019 Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research Conference.  The conference is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Moss Arts Center. Poster sessions are held on an hourly bas...

March 20, 2019

What kind of animal would you be and why? 

Andrew would be a peregrine falcon, a bird of prey. This is because he is an aerospace engineer and he thinks “flight seems fun”. The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on Earth in a dive.

Kaavya would be a dolphin, because...

January 30, 2019

Folks, college is expensive. While you are here, you might as well make the most of the plethora of resources you pay for at Virginia Tech!  Some of the lesser-known resources are through our libraries. Sure, libraries have books and databases, but did you know they al...

November 29, 2018

The inVenTs studio on the second floor of Lee Hall always has an interesting project or two going on in the background, no matter when you’re there.  When I arrived in Studio 1 at around 8pm, first-year Jack McLaughlan and a few friends were standing around the laser c...

November 7, 2018

As the Hypatia program grew, it became apparent that more opportunities were needed in order to expand upon the great results the program had already received.  One of these opportunities was the second-year leadership program. In 2004, a group of students approached D...

September 26, 2018

For a long time, Virginia Tech and other universities have been concerned with statistics on gender and minority distribution within their colleges, and with good reason. For example, in the fall of 1997, only 15.9% of all engineering students were women.  This was the...

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