Envisioning a 21st Century University

"The traditional curriculum must become more inclusive, adaptive and individualized with emphasis on integrative thinking and experiential learning." Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw  

      • Kelsey Pieper, U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture postdoctoral fellow at Virginia Tech, worked with others to organize the sampling effort at local churches in Livingston Parish.
      • Virginia Tech team works in Louisiana testing water

        Virginia Tech researchers are working to develop low-cost, practical remediation and communication strategies that will set protocols in place to ensure clean drinking water is available after natural disasters, such as “The Great 2016 Louisiana Flood.”

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Graduate students in the National Capital Region attend class with peers via teleconferencing

Student Organizations

Academic, professional, and social groups for graduate students

Parents and children at Little Hokies Hangout

Student Support

Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombudsperson, and other types of services and assistance

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For International Students

Advising and visa assistance for students from outside the U.S.

The hub of graduate activity on campus, the Graduate Life Center, known as the GLC, provides spaces for meetings, classes, social gatherings, down time, and housing close to Downtown Blacksburg.

It's also home to the Graduate School's administrative offices. 


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