In a study published in the upcoming issue of Current Biology, an international team of scientists reports that the strength of a person’s reaction to repulsive images can forecast their political ideology.
College of Engineering faculty members Ali Butt and Chao Wang received a $750,000 National Science Foundation grant to improve technology for processing big data.
Brendan Martin, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, received the AABP Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship to support his career in large-animal veterinary medicine.
Heather Gumbert, associate faculty principal of the Honors Residential College, will give her lecture on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 3 p.m. on the second floor of Newman Library. Her lecture will be the third in the Visible Scholarship Initiative series this semester.
As program director and content manager, Josh Jackson will be responsible for all programming produced, acquired, and distributed by the two distinct services, WVTF Public Radio and RADIO IQ, as well as content created for the WVTF Public Radio and RADIO IQ web sites and mobile device distribution.
The strengths approach looks at potential and helps people be their best selves -- engaged, productive, and thoughtful. The focus is less on fixing weaknesses and more on building those characteristics that promotes success.
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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Helen Schneider, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, studies the role of post-war international aid in the reconstruction and re-shaping, of disrupted nations.
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.