June

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Frank Shushok Jr. named associate vice president for student affairs
Doug Nelson receives third National Science Foundation faculty advisor award
University unveils wooden sculpture honoring lives of April 2007 tragedy
Landscape architecture student Christina Hicks receives recognition in James River Green Building Council's 2009 Green Spaces Competition
Six new Virginia Tech Carilion research projects address infectious disease, develop medical technology
Recession no damper on Americans' vacation travel plans
Jacqueline Bixler co-edits a new book on the transformation of Latin American theatre
Board of visitors approves 2009 promotions, tenure, continued appointments
Veterinary college offers full-service camelid care
Strong Roots conference aimed at helping families with special needs children
Teachers offered environmental education training through Extension
In Memoriam: Robert B. Pamplin, Virginia Tech alumnus, college namesake, former Georgia-Pacific CEO
Computer scientist is selected to participate in National Academy of Engineering's 2009 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Recreational Sports now offers local youth the opportunity to start lifeguard training with Guard Start course
Wat Hopkins appointed to visiting professorship at University of North Carolina
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute scientists sequence genome of the nitrogen-fixing, soil-living bacterium
Geography professor directs international land abandonment study in Russia
Veterinary college's Ondrej Becvar provides needed hoof care to cattle locally and around the world
Business council launches higher education support campaign
New Virginia Cooperative Extension website connects citizens with research-based knowledge
University scientists warn Asia of widespread invasive pest threat
Powe Award supports infectious disease research
Powe Award supports development of more robust thermoelectric materials
Center for Geospatial Information Technology announces new director and restructuring
Audrey Zink-Sharp appointed wood science and forest products interim department head
National Science Foundation supports Virginia Tech engineer in efforts to improve public school infrastructure
Research professor Jack Harrald appointed chairman of National Research Council Disasters Roundtable
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers develop new method for breast cancer biomarker discovery
Veterinary college alumna, Melinda Cep, earns prestigious science fellowship
Washington Alexandria Architecture Center students merge creative concepts of dance and space to design dance studio in Arlington
Fraternity-organized Flex Out Hunger donation program proves successful once again
College of Natural Resources doctoral student receives Environmental Protection Agency fellowship
College of Natural Resources graduate student launches northern snakehead website
New 16-slice Computed Tomography scanner installed in Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Paul Estabrooks named Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow
Pamplin College faculty listed among the world's top 50 tourism scholars
Students volunteered 2,867 hours as Hokie Ambassadors
Pamplin students explore international business and culture this summer
Anne McNabb honored with College of Science Diversity Award
Virginia Tech, IBM to partner with Arlington County on emergency system informatics initiative
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approves new Master of Public Health program
William Bain recognized as 2009 Virginia Farmer of the Year
University's eCorridors program assists Alaska in assessing broadband
Reed Kennedy appointed Pamplin international programs director
Robin M. Andrews honored with emeritus status
Caryl E. Gray honored with emerita status
Grant H. Turnwald honored with emeritus status
Jamie Bishop: A Retrospective on display in Blacksburg April 15 to July 14
Donna Dunay, G. T. Ward Professor of Architecture, named American Institute of Architects Fellow
Virginia Tech Soil Judging Team wins North American College Teachers of Agriculture National Soil Judging Contest
Recreational Sports offers new American Red Cross guard start training course, babysitter's training course for area youth
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences names Joe Marcy food science and technology department head
Doctor of Medicine program at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine granted preliminary accreditation status
Mildred R. Johnson named Virginia Admissions Counselor of the Year
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences appoints Susan Sumner as associate dean for academic programs
Climate action commitment and sustainability plan receive full support from board of visitors
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approves 2009-10 university budget
Roberts honored for extraordinary service to veterinary college
Virginia youth construct the future at 4-H State Congress, June 15-18
University's Board of Visitors goes paperless
New classes begin in innovative Pamplin College program to ease national faculty shortage