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Student explores water quality issues for summer undergraduate research project

    Matthew Razaire takes surface water samples in Wise County, Virginia
July 16, 2014

Working with doctoral student Kelsey Pieper in the lab of Assistant Professor Leigh-Anne Krometis, undergraduate Matthew Razaire is testing lead release in various piping components found in private water systems. Read more...



Virginia Tech featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015

    Peer mentors for Virginia Tech Summer Academy
July 14, 2014

The guide highlights 300 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. It based its recommendations on areas like academic quality, financial aid, the campus setting, housing, dining, and social life aspects. Read more...


2014 Pathways Faculty Scholars announced

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July 11, 2014

Eight faculty members were selected as 2014 Pathways Faculty Scholars, a new role that is part of Virginia Tech's campus-wide initiative to reinvents its general education curriculum. Read more...




Undergraduate Academic Affairs News


Ongoing Initiatives

General Education Revision

The General Education team continues its efforts to work towards reform of the current Curriculum for Liberal Education.

Search for University Honors Director

In spring 2014, Director of University Honors Terry Papillon announced he would be leaving Virginia Tech to become dean of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. A national search will be conducted during the 2014-15 academic year for his replacement. Christina McIntyre, associate director of University Honors, will serve as interim director.

Student Experience Task Force

The Virginia Tech Student Experience Task Force is studying residential life, student centers, and dining and the role they will play at Virginia Tech in the future. The task force is co-chaired by Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs Rachel Holloway.

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Office of the Provost, Undergraduate Academic Affairs (0717)
Burruss Hall, Suite 104, Virginia Tech
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA  24061
Tel: 540-231-4167

Teacher of the Week

    Takeshi Fukao

Takeshi Fukao, assistant professor of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, designs an instructional approach that enhances students’ understanding of complex biological concepts.