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    Two graduate students work on a legionella experiment in Amy Prudent's lab
    After the outbreaks , article

    Amy Pruden and Marc Edwards combine specialties in microbiology, water chemistry, and environmental engineering to lead a research team in the study of Legionella, an elusive pathogen that can strike in deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks.

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    Elementary students in a classroom listening to their teacher.
    Discovering the rural engineer , article

    Middle school teachers, local industry, and Virginia Tech researchers are teaming up in rural Southwest Virginia classrooms to open students’ conceptions of engineers, what they do, and where they live.

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    A group of students and a professor pose for a group shot in a classroom.
    New kids on the blockchain , article

    The Virginia Tech Blockchain Initiative empowers students to build skills in blockchain technology and discover its vast potential, with guidance from industry pioneer Block.one.

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    Stories of public-inspired science , article

    In February, graduate students on the U.S. Water Study Research Team revisited their experiences working with communities to dig deeper into water issues that have arisen throughout the country.

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    Walter Lee
    Early strides in research and education earn faculty 16 national awards , article

    In the 2020 fiscal year, 10 faculty members in the College of Engineering received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty: the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. They join five 2019 award winners and Air Force Young Investigator Maryam Shakiba in earning recent national recognition for their early career achievements in research and education.