A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Blacksburg United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. at the church.
A Virginia Tech professor is part of a team that discovered that a unique molecule produced from a component of plant cell walls may help to remove radioactive cesium from contaminated water being held at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
Featuring work from internationally recognized artists, "Threaded" debuts with an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Kaitlin Spak filmed the show last summer, having been selected by producers who saw an audition tape of Spak’s for another reality competition show, the engineering-heavy “Big Brain Theory.”
This year’s student representatives, Ashley Francis and Austin Larrowe, are encouraging other students to apply for next year’s graduate and undergraduate positions on the board. The deadline is Feb. 13.
The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.
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Zhi Sheng, assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, develops new therapies for an incurable brain cancer.
Lori Berry, senior executive secretary for the Office of Educational Research and Outreach, is considered a source of endless expertise and advice by her colleagues.