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Game Preview: #12 Virginia Tech poised for upset of #2 Clemson?

If ever #2 Clemson looked vulnerable, it was last week at home against unheralded Boston College, who took the Tigers into the fourth quarter in an eventual 34-7 loss.

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A brand to match Virginia Tech’s momentum

Virginia Tech starts a new chapter of its story by unveiling a dramatic new platform from which to share it.


ACC Football News and Notes: Week 5

News from across the world of ACC Football heading into Week 5 of the 2017 season.

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ACC football game times, TV networks for Oct. 5-7

The ACC announced the following game times and networks for the football games of October 7.

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UVA’s Benkert, Levrone lead ACC Football Player of the Week selections

The ACC Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their performances in week four of the 2017 season.

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Virginia Tech alum Timothy Teh named ODU game Hokie Hero

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Timothy Teh was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Old Dominion University.


New center for health behaviors research to officially open on Roanoke campus

Leonard Epstein, the nationally renowned creator of the “Traffic Light Diet,” knows how to take an old approach and make it into something new.

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#13 Virginia Tech dominates ODU, wins 38-0

It took Virginia Tech a little while to get going, but the Hokies eventually got going.

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Virginia Tech institute launches effort to help government embrace big data

Leaders in law enforcement, education, transportation, and emergency services were in attendance for the DSPG symposium.

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Landmark study suggests risks vary widely in drone-human impacts

New Virginia Tech research suggests there’s wide variation in the risk that unmanned aircraft pose to people on the ground.

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Virginia Tech cadets chosen to highlight the colors at ODU football game

Virginia Tech cadets Miles Keane, Curt Batchelor and Shane Schipper will receive the flags at Saturday’s football game against Old Dominion University.

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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists decode breast cancer protein

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein.

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Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente

Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente talks with the media in his weekly press conference.

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Annual VT Engage trip to Dominican Republic builds long-lasting relationships

Each year since 2012, VT Engage has traveled with students to the Hato Mayor region of the Dominican Republic to spend a week with the local nonprofit Community Service Alliance.

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Army research grant could employ physics theory to control epidemics, understand brain

Two Virginia Tech College of Science researchers are spearheading a $1.6 million U.S. Army Research grant.

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Virginia Tech collaboration with colleges and universities allows Virginia Cyber Range to thrive

At a Sept. 6 ceremony, the Virginia Cyber Range was presented with the 2017 Governor’s Technology Award for innovative use of technology in education.

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Blue Ribbon Preseason Top 25 includes six from ACC

The ACC leads all leagues with six teams listed among Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s preseason Top 25 rankings, including three among the top 10.

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Virginia Tech’s Qiang Li works to improve battery life in small electronic devices

In a world with innumerable small electronic devices, battery life has become a major concern.

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ACC Football Notebook: Early look at Week 4

News and notes from across the ACC Football landscape heading into Week 4.

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ACC announces game times, networks for Sept. 29-30

The ACC announced the following game times and networks for the football games of September 30.

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Corps of Cadets alumnus Mike Krieger named ECU game Hokie Hero

U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Mike Krieger was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against East Carolina.

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ACC Football Players of the Week: Week 3

The ACC Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their performances in week three of the 2017 season.


Expert advice: Understanding disaster relief and tapping your 401(k)

Hurricane victims from Harvey and Irma are now eligible to take a hardship distribution from their 401(k) retirement account.

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F-22 Raptors to fly over Lane Stadium during Saturday’s Virginia Tech football game

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will honor alumni returning to campus with a flyover of two F-22 Raptors during Saturday’s football game with ODU.

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Student raises money to improve isolated Ecuadorean community’s access to education

Members of the Kichwa tribe live deep in the Amazon rainforest of northeastern Ecuador and have limited contact with the outside world.

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Flint water continues to heal, meets EPA standards

More than two years after the Flint water crisis began, the water system in the Michigan city now meets EPA standards.

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#16 Virginia Tech rolls after sluggish start at ECU, wins 64-17

ECU and #16 Virginia Tech were tied at 17 approaching the two-minute mark of the first half. It was all Hokies from there.

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Virginia Tech, UVA students team up for sustainability

Virginia Tech and UVA may be rivals on the football field, but when it comes to learning about sustainability, they are on the same team.

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Virginia Tech cadet chosen to highlight colors at ECU game

Virginia Tech cadet Austin Hill, of Mooresville, N.C., will receive the flags at this week’s football game against East Carolina University.

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Recent master of public health graduates take on new roles at Carilion

Connections with the local community are fueling opportunities for students at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

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ACC Football Notebook: Week 3

News and notes from around the world of ACC Football.

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Virginia Tech biochemists dip into the health benefits of olives and olive oil

The health benefits of olives— and associated natural products such as olive oil—have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.

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Virginia Tech scientist to use NSF grant to study real-time solutions

The lack of real-time solutions causes researchers difficulty in conducting accurate data analysis and making constructive decisions.

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Corps of Cadets alumnus Lt. Christopher Sturgill named Delaware game Hokie Hero

Navy Lt. Christopher B. Sturgill was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Delaware.

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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors action paves way for new research, teaching facility in Roanoke

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved an agreement with Carilion Clinic to construct a health sciences and technology research building addition in Roanoke.