Led by the Language and Culture Institute and the Institute for Policy and Governance, the fellowship — the flagship program of President Barack Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative — will welcome 25 professionals committed to civic leadership.
A parent’s incarceration has immediate, devastating effects on a family. Now, Virginia Tech and University of Toronto researchers say there’s a longer term risk: Men who as children experienced a family member’s incarceration are approximately twice as likely to have a heart attack in later adulthood in comparison to men who were not exposed to such a childhood trauma.
The California-based philanthropic organization awarded Virginia Tech a $500,000 grant for the multidisciplinary cybersecurity education program.
Featuring music from composers Rebel, Prokofiev, and Beethoven, the performance will be held at the Moss Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 26.
The hotel, which is owned by the Virginia Tech Real Estate Foundation, will become the brand’s first hotel in Virginia on Feb. 28.
The event will bring together producers, agribusinesses, entrepreneurs, exporters, foreign ambassadors, embassy ministers, land-grant university leadership, state and federal government officials, and others to discuss challenges and opportunities for global exports.