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Tough challenges ahead for California firefighters, residents, according to Virginia Tech fire expert

The intensity of the deadly wildfires in Northern California can be attributed, in part, to a lack of controlled fires.


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Composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman provides live score for film of Appalachian towns

Captivating visuals from small towns in the 1930s and ’40s are set to an original live score created by composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman or her performance “Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait.”


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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine explores medicine as it relates to military service

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will pay tribute to military personnel and their families in two events this fall.


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Virginia Tech launches crowdfunding campaign to fight breast cancer’s impact in Appalachia

Nearly half the new breast cancer cases in Montgomery County aren’t diagnosed until they reach late-stage development.


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Corps of Cadets alum Evan Wright named Boston College game Hokie Hero

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Evan Wright was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Boston College.


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ACC marking Fall Sportsmanship Week

The ACC is continuing its sportsmanship awareness campaign by recognizing 2017 Fall Sportsmanship Week through Sunday, October 15.


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ACC Football Notebook: Week 7

News and notes from across the ACC Football world heading into Week 7 of the 2017 season.


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ACC announces networks, football game times for weekend of Oct. 21

The ACC announced the following game times and networks for the football games of October 21.


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ACC Football Players of the Week: Week 6

The ACC Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their performances in Week 6 of the 2017 season.


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Researchers take a TEAM approach to Haiti’s development challenges

Haiti has been the focus of international development assistance for decades. Despite countless efforts, life is still tenuous for its 10.5 million citizens.


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Medical student explores alternative approaches to opioid addiction treatment during public health emergency abroad

A year ago, Andrew Gaddis, a third-year student at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, embarked on a Fulbright research grant to learn more about supervised injection sites.


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Student targets hunger and malnutrition in Mozambique

A Virginia Tech student’s campaign to fight malnutrition will take center stage next week in a gathering of world leaders and college students.


Fall color outlook disappointing, says Virginia Tech tree expert

Unusually dry conditions in August and September have set up what is potentially the most disappointing season for fall color in many years.


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Virginia Tech cadet chosen to highlight the colors at Boston College game

Virginia Tech cadet Matthew Krusiec of Portland, Maine, will receive the flags at this week’s football game against Boston College.


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Quality of Life Plus partners with Virginia Tech to engineer solutions for our nation’s heroes

Quality of Life Plus and Virginia Tech are partnering to develop solutions to assist and improve the quality of life for wounded veterans and first responders. 


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Students crowdfund to build the world’s best solar home: FutureHAUS Dubai

The Virginia Tech Solar Decathlon Middle East team is the only U.S. team selected for an intercollegiate global competition to build the world’s best solar home.


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Scientists identify potential key to therapeutic treatments for autoimmune diseases

A team of scientists has identified a novel combination of immune response factors involved in the body’s fight against invading pathogens.


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ACC Football Notebook: Week 6

News and notes from the world of ACC Football heading into Week 6 of the 2017 season.


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Virginia Tech alum U.S. Army Capt. Nate Bier named Clemson game Hokie Hero

U.S. Army Capt. Nate Bier, a Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Clemson.


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ACC announces game times, TV networks for Oct. 13-14

The ACC announced the following game times and networks for the football games of October 13-14.


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ACC Football Players of the Week: Week 5

The ACC Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their performances in Week 5 of the 2017 season.


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President Sands shares aspirations for Virginia Tech to become a global land-grant university

Virginia Tech has been a globally engaged university for most of the past century. Now, it wants to become a leading global university.


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#2 Clemson holds off #12 Virginia Tech, 31-17

#2 Clemson never trailed in an easy 31-17 win at #12 Virginia Tech Saturday night in Blacksburg.


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Virginia Tech researcher bridges digital divide between museums and learning through interactive games

Museums have a captive audience in visitors who typically meander through static exhibits depicting various scenes of cultural and natural history.


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Virginia Tech cadets chosen to highlight the colors at the Clemson game

Cadets Devan Edward Eppes, Liam Rupkey and Jillian Skahill will receive the flags at this week’s football game against Clemson.