December

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P.S. Polanah receives Edward S. Diggs Teaching Scholars Award
Jeannine Eddleton receives W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching
Marie Paretti receives Sporn Award for Teaching Introductory Engineering Subjects
X.J Meng receives Alumni Award for Research Excellence
Jerry J. Stump receives President's Award for Excellence
O. Hayden Griffin receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
James Orband receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
Elizabeth Bloomer receives Sporn Award for Teaching Introductory Subjects
Rod Youngman receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
J.D. Stahl receives W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching
Kusum Singh receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising
Robert McDuffie receives 2008 W.E. Wine Award for excellence in teaching
Charles Taylor receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising
Vickie Akers receives President's Award for Excellence
Staff of Community Design Assistance Center receives Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Yonsenia White receives Edward S. Diggs Teaching Scholars Award
Thomas Walker receives XCaliber Award
James Sochinski receives XCaliber Lifetime Achievement Award
George Jackson receives President's Award for Excellence
Ted Oyama receives Alumni Award for Research Excellence
Jill C. Sible receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
E. Thomas Ewing receives Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Devi Gnyawali receives Alumni Award for Excellence in International Education
Sandra Ward receives President's Award for Excellence
Janis Terpenny receives Edward S. Diggs Teaching Scholars Award
Kim Briele receives President's Award for Excellence
John Browder receives Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research
Glenda Snyder receives Alumni Award for Excellence in International Outreach
Connie Lowe receives Provost Award for Excellence in Advising
Research team reports how, when life on earth became so big
Maura Borrego receives prestigious National Science Foundation Presidential Award
Faculty member receives American Agricultural Law Association highest honor
S. K. De Datta to be named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow
MANIAC competition scheduled for March; Virginia Tech calls for entries
Engineering professor wins $100,000 Air Force Young Investigator Award
Letter from President Charles W. Steger regarding state budget
Hurricane protection system in New Orleans noted as a system in name only
Team wins international competition with robots designed to save lives of construction workers
X.J. Meng named inaugural Fralin Life Science Institute Senior Faculty Fellow
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute announces partnership with Mathematical Biosciences Institute
April 16 Document Archive available to families and victims of tragedy
Virginia Tech, local communities to explore creation of centralized 911
University hosts international Fulbright Scholar from Jordan
Triathlon Team excels in athletics and philanthropy
Clinical Laboratory Services vital to Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Daniel A. Wubah named vice president and dean for undergraduate education
Pamplin dean to lead international workshop on recession's impact on business schools
Jacqueline Pelzer named veterinary college's director of admissions and student services
Virginia Tech Fall Commencement ceremonies Friday
Recreational Sports announces holiday fitness special and fall contest winners
Sugar finds new home in time for the holidays
Veterinary experts warn holiday joy can present animal health hazards
David R. Ford honored with emeritus status
Financial system rescue package necessary; but think twice about politicians running auto industry
Grammy award-winning artist to perform at university's third annual gospel concert
Paul M. Herr named Virginia-Carolinas Professor of Purchasing
Middle school and high school teams organize for consumer competition
Alumnus featured on ABC's 20-20 for high school production of The Wiz
Boomer and Boris join Virginia Tech Police Department
Frank Gwazdauskas honored with the American Dairy Science Association Fellow Award
Barbara Allen awarded Fulbright for comparative research on Italian chemical industry
Kent Scarratt named director of veterinary college's Teaching and Research Animal Care Support Services
University business system among InfoWorld's top 100 information technology projects for 2008
Monday's test of university's Emergency Notification System a success
Stephen Boyle named director of Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Urban forestry researcher contributes to national report seeking public input on sustainable landscapes
Reinhard Laubenbacher appointed Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics' vice president for science policy
University alumnus presents donation of $50,000 to support jet engine design tram
Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research directs project to test carbon capture sites
University plans fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, Jan. 18-30
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumna Casey Middleton Dalton named Hokie Hero
Center for Injury Biomechanics wins Department of Defense award for new dummy design and development
Three university human resources specialists earn certification as senior professionals in human resources
David R. Ford to retire as vice president and dean of undergraduate education
Two venture firms invest in university faculty member green information technology invention
National Capital Region Professor Michael Badawy gives keynote address
Professor shares prestigious award on new problem-solving theory
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus Christopher Grasso named Hokie Hero
University names Michael J. Mulhare director of emergency management
Andrew Young to speak during university's fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
Claudia Brodkin receives College of Science Diversity Award
Veterinary college awarded prestigious biomedical research certification
University researchers discover how mosquitoes avoid succumbing to viruses they transmit
2009 Virginia Forage-Beef Summit to address key issues facing livestock industry
Statement from Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger on Mumbai, India
Gary Downey, Marc Edwards to deliver keynote addresses at 2008 Fall Commencement ceremonies
Five departments recognized with 2008 University Exemplary Department Award
Winners announced in university's student video contest
Glacial erosion changes internal mountain structure, responses to plate tectonics
Farm Record Book available from Virginia Cooperative Extension