May

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University Unions & Student Activities honors employees
Virginia Tech creates Caribbean center for education and research
Summer programs will educate, inform, and entertain thousands
Evaleen Jones receives Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award
Calvin Jamison receives Alumni Distinguished Service Award
Paul M. Saunders receives Alumni Distinguished Service Award
Ernest Carl Houck, professor in the Pamplin College of Business, dies at 61
College of Engineering announces alliance with Fujitsu and Microsoft
Materials researchers selected to improve military armor
Nicole James named 2006 Graduate Woman of the Year
Appleton recognized by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dean of the College of Natural Resources named to Forestry Association board
Torgersen and four alumni receive engineering honors
Siddaramappa named 2006 Graduate Man of the Year
New doctorate program in geospatial and environmental analysis
Marshall Fishwick, retired professor and founder of popular culture studies, dies at 82
Materials science and engineering graduate wins Fulbright Scholarship
Solar house wins again
Professor John Rohr to travel to Thailand to continue Thai government analysis
Virginia Tech cited as one of the best workplaces for commuters
Jackson to head alumni relations for College of Science
Center for Housing Research receives $50 million contract extension
College of Engineering names Mike Quillen its Distinguished Alumnus
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to research synthetic biology
Virginia Agribusiness Council honors Veterinarian Whittier
Veterinary School's Meng appointed to National Institute of Health committee
Virginia universities, colleges connect K12 schools to super fast networks
University commemorates nation's 400th anniversary with patriotic garden
Virginia Tech, University of Richmond Law School announce joint degree program
Fact Sheet: Virginia Tech / University of Richmond joint B.S./J.D. degree program
Virginia Tech to plant an America's Anniversary Garden at Burruss Hall on May 12
Faculty member publishes new textbook, emphasizes importance of geographic knowledge over geographic labels
Facts and figures for 2006 Commencement
Scientists discover that ancient genes dictate flowering, fall bud set
Sonny Merryman Jr. to receive William H. Ruffner Medal
Biochemistry graduate student selected to meet with Nobel Laureates
ChoicePoint president to receive Pamplin College Distinguished Alumnus Award
More than 5,000 graduates to be honored at 134th commencement May 12
President of Strategic Initiatives to speak at 2006 National Capital Region commencement
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine to deliver University Commencement address
President of the College Board to deliver Graduate School commencement address
Shelby McDonald named 2006 Undergraduate Woman of the Year
Powe Award supports research to reduce vehicle emissions, create biofuel
Session on manufacturing and marketing forest resources to be held in Richmond
Second leader named at Center for Geospatial Information Technology
Benjamin J. Thomas named 2006 Undergraduate Man of the Year
2006 edition of Farm Record Book now available from Virginia Cooperative Extension
Professor's new book examines construction, design of concrete structures
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, VBI sign agreement for drugs, vaccines and diagnostics
Cowgill Hall wins Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects award
James Mitchell receives American Society of Civil Engineers' OPAL Award
High school students in Bahrain embrace volunteerism at three-day workshop