April

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New partnership between Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and Center for Injury Biomechanics receives first research grant
College of Architecture and Urban Studies students create more than 100 images of diversity
Corps of cadets receive 2009 Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Award
Sam Easterling to lead civil and environmental engineering department
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade to be held May 2
In memoriam: Ryan Davis Lopynski, freshman, Pamplin College of Business
Kimble Reynolds Jr. to receive Pamplin College Distinguished Alumnus Award
YMCA at Virginia Tech and Virginia Tech Recycling continue increase university sustainability efforts
With the help of a 'village,' Virginia Tech engineering students will provide Kenyan medical clinic with electric power
Oil paintings by Jennifer Cox on display at Perspective Gallery
Stefan Duma to head School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Food Science Team invents easy-to-use meat seasoning
Profit and sustainability short course for forest landowners planned for May
University sponsors public forum on race and education in America
Child Study Center offers help for parents whose children are hard to manage
Intramural sports hosts the Foxridge Apartments Intramural Softball Championship Night and 2009 Awards Ceremony
Virologist underscores need for research on animal pathogens as swine flu scare unfolds
Virginia Tech Horse Judging Team wins big at Tennessee contest
College of Engineering major, two alumnae named as National Science Foundation fellows
University names Chemistry-Physics Building for former university president T. Marshall Hahn Jr.
Second annual Gobblerfest slated for Aug. 28
Virginia Tech Union announces 2009-10 programming council
University receives 2009 Governor's Environmental Excellence Bronze Medal for Campus Tree Tour 2008 Event
The Steger poetry prize awarded to Morgan Cain Grim
Alternative to car ownership coming to campus August 2009
Wetland research biochemist to speak on campus
New River Valley Symphony to perform Beethoven's Fifth in final concert of the year
Terry Herdman joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities board of directors
Associate professor helps lay groundwork for pending study linking deli-cut meats to deadly listeriosis infection
Paul Winistorfer selected as new dean for College of Natural Resources
Engineering, education, psychology, and public affairs rank high on 'U.S. News and World Report' survey
Member of Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets named Undergraduate Student Leader of the Year for sixth consecutive year
Graduate student awarded National Science Foundation fellowship
Board of Visitors sets tuition and fees for 2009-10
College of Natural Resources graduate student receives Rachel Carson award for scientific excellence
College of Science, School of Education students named 2009 graduate man and woman of the year
Workshop to be held for woodlot owners of 1-10 acres
National Capital Region offers new executive master's degree in information security assurance
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine announces Outstanding Graduating Student award recipient
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
Shelley Duke to present keynote address at 2009 National Capital Region commencement ceremony May 17
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
College of Engineering announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
Pamplin College of Business announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
College of Natural Resources announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
College of Veterinary Medicine to increase class size
Two College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences students honored as 2009 Undergraduate Man and Woman of the Year
College of Engineering's Torgersen Award winners announced
College of Architecture and Urban Studies announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipient
Fleet Services makes the switch to biodiesel
National Capital Region Commencement speakers (1981 to 2009)
Amy Nelson receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
Tony Wolf receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
A. Roger Ekirch receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
Ann Stevens receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
Debbie Francis receives 2009 President's Award for Excellence
Jan Helge Bøhn receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Education
Matthew Vollmer receives 2009 Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Subjects
M. David Alexander receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Outreach
Hospitality and tourism management professor receives Fulbright to teach in India
Billy Dudding receives 2009 President's Award for Excellence
Chris Thomas receives 2009 President's Award for Excellence
John H. Simonetti receives 2009 William E. Wine Award
Sue Tolin receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research
Hanif Sherali receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising
T.S. (Roger) Chang receives 2009 Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Engineering Subjects
Leketa Miller receives 2009 President's Award for Excellence
Sandy Crigger receives 2009 Provost Award for Excellence in Advising
Robert Siegle receives 2009 XCaliber Award
Music department partners with American Opera Theatre for live event
Programs announced for 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's annual Summer Institute
Nikki Giovanni receives 2009 Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Center for Watershed Studies receives 2009 Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Carol A. Bailey receives 2009 William E. Wine Award
Brett Tyler receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
David Moore receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
Sara B. Kajder receives 2009 XCaliber Award
Wayne Moore receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising
Geof Allen receives 2009 President's Award for Excellence
Jaime De La Ree Lopez receives 2009 William E. Wine Award
Three faculty members and two graduate students involved in portable laboratory project receive 2009 XCaliber Award
Statewide battle against invading species to take place May 2
Auburn High School students, teachers visit Virginia Bioinformatics Institute in conjunction with education and outreach project
Dining Services celebrates grand opening of Farms and Fields Project sustainable food venue
Collegiate Times staff wins 20 Virginia Press Association Awards
Veterinary Medicine's Whittier, alumni honored during Virginia Veterinary Medical Association conference
Office of Research funds five students selected by Sigma Xi
2009 Day of Remembrance brings thousands together
Global pest management program wins international award
Board of Visitors Executive Committee to meet April 23 in Blacksburg
Virginia Tech Alumni Association invites all Hokies to join the online Hokie Nation Network
Dana Reeder joins veterinary college
University students, faculty, staff plan 'Big Event' on April 18 to give thanks
Beef-cattle producers benefit from Extension-managed process verification programs
Department of Theatre Arts main stage production, "Her Sexy Outfit," opens April 21
Jogging forward, thinking back
Associate professor receives Business Software Alliance Distinguished Innovators' Award
Greek Week; it's about giving back to the community
Grants awarded for community-based energy research
Research hydrologist to speak on campus
A love of language that lives on
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences bestows highest honor on William C. Latham, William E. Skelton
Remembrance events, late opening, traffic changes on April 16
National Institutes of Health funds development of resistance-breaking insecticides to reduce malaria transmission
Homecoming Board launches 2009 Homecoming Theme call for proposals
Board of Visitors names 2009-10 student representatives
Kandinsky Beat Down to headline ArtsFusion 2009
Assistant professor of finance wins electric car raffle
School of Performing Arts and Cinema announces ArtsFusion 2009
School of Visual Arts to hold second annual Two-Minute Film Festival
Equine medical center's Priscilla Blackburn earns Veterinary Hospital Managers Association certification
Undergraduate student awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Dominion Virginia Power donates smart-grid equipment to engineering program; launches $45,000 fellowship
New York occupational health expert to discuss migrant worker health threats
Materials science and engineering graduate student wins Los Alamos Fellowship
College of Science recognizes two faculty members for Excellence in Teaching
W. Samuel Easterling named Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design
Equine medical center veterinarian performs surgery on Smithsonian National Zoo's dama gazelle
Marketing graduate student wins national research award
Virginia Tech, Wake Forest study points to ways to improve cancer therapy
Norman Dowling named Frank J. Maher Professor
O.M. Stull recognized for creating the Hokie Nation
Scott D. Klopfer named Conservation Management Institute executive director
In Memoriam: I. J. Good, University Distinguished Professor and pioneer of modern statistics
Scott Midkiff named electrical and computer engineering department head
Two professors awarded Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Awards
Student researcher wins prestigious Truman Scholarship
Thomas Wilkinson receives Executive of the Year Award
Cadet Jesse Johnson named 2009 winner of A. Alan Baird Memorial Award
David G.I. Kingston is featured speaker at Blacksburg Cafe Scientifique event
Karen Roberto named director of Institute for Society, Culture and Environment
Alligator man reveals the perils of plastic bottles to Kids' Tech University
Nicholas Taubman to deliver Graduate Commencement address May 15
Collegiate Times is finalist for prestigious Web journalism award
Pamplin College announces winners of diversity case competition
Evolutionary origin of bacterial chromosomes revealed
Gen. Lance L. Smith to deliver 2009 University Commencement Address
University Commencement Speakers (1873 to 2009)
Extension Master Gardeners and other citizen volunteers mobilize to help inform the public about emerald ash borer
University community celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Complete schedule of events for university's 2009 Day of Remembrance now set