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University supports students affected by fire at Foxridge Apartments
New study finds differences in concussion risk between football helmets
China-U.S. laboratory dedicated to enhance mussel conservation, pearl production
Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Gen. Keith Alexander to speak on campus Feb. 13
Energy-efficient chilled water plant is online, will support future campus growth
Joyce Arditti wins Outstanding Book Award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Natalie Cole, Virginia Symphony Orchestra headline Center for the Arts Gala Celebration
Virginia Tech to be university partner in semiconductor innovation institute
New minor focuses on local, global diversity and community service
College of Architecture and Urban Studies celebrates 50th anniversary
Jack Davis named Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects president
Virginia Tech among 150 Best Value Colleges on The Princeton Review's 2014 list
Corps of Cadets to honor graduating seniors during 71st annual Senior Banquet and Military Ball
Women's Center celebrates 20th anniversary with events throughout the spring semester
Nominations now accepted for the Presidential Principles of Community Award
Zachary Grasley looks to improve structural safety in bridges
Guohua Cao secures NSF CAREER award to pursue sophisticated imaging technology
Veterinary college's popular therapy dog program inspires others to start their own
Student representatives serve on front lines of university leadership
Genetically diverse cancer cells key to brain tumor resistance, bioscience researchers discover
Mock DUI event to show dangers of distracted and drunken driving scheduled for Jan. 29
Three Virginia Tech buildings receive awards
Monthly student forums encourage open dialogue
Recycle and help Virginia Tech win a national championship
Camillo Mariani earns National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Hurricane Sandy may prove to be a blessing for the tiny piping plover
Jan. 28-30: Winter weather-related information, closures and cancellations announced
Culture, politics, and local heritage of coal converge for 'The Miners' Hymns'
Registration opens for Spring Family Weekend 2014
Andrew McCoy listed among Mid-Atlantic Top 20 Under 40
The Black Student Alliance presents: An Evening with Spike Lee
Community members invited to celebrate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Whit Babcock named Virginia Tech athletic director
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia honors Wu Feng with Outstanding Faculty Award
Richmond Center aiding school's turnaround
Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation expands its Virginia Tech scholarship program
Language and Culture Institute partners with Radford University to open new center
Virginia Tech's State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award winners (1986 to 2014)
More than 300 attend AdvanceVT's Advancing Diversity workshop
Area students recognized at the ninth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Brunch
New trash containers on campus make it easier to recycle
Steven H. McKnight named vice president for National Capital Region
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna uncovers the mysteries of mushrooms
Synthetic population study offers new strategy for controlling epidemics in big cities
Online course offered for Virginia forest landowners
Michael Friedlander to be honored for contributions to neuroscience research, education, and leadership
Virginia Tech saves energy, money during winter break
Halting crop destruction in India saves up to $309 million
Three physicists elected American Physical Society Fellows
Business training at Roanoke Center improves city services
Environmentally friendly, energy-dense sugar battery developed to power the world's gadgets
University to host free, international conference on teaching and learning
Pianist Nicholas Ross to perform works both old and new
Letter from Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G. McNamee to university community
Matthew Hulver named head of Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Amy Pruden receives grant to study recent Colorado flood effects on antibiotic resistance
Tuesday, Jan. 21: Winter weather-related information
Keith Pierce joins Outreach and International Affairs as communications coordinator
David Alexander wins national Living Legend Award
Virginia Tech to host beef cattle health conference in Blacksburg, Jan. 25
Sandeep Shukla named Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow
Christopher Flynn honored for lifetime achievement
Four research projects receive funding from Global Issues Initiative
Research overturns assumption about mercury in the Arctic
New element added to resident advisor selection
Winter conferences on no-till conservation farming set for Feb. 4 and 5
Seven faculty members appointed to the Academy of Faculty Service
Virginia Tech employees give more than $300,000 to charities
Four finalists selected for campus visits in search for associate vice president and chief facilities officer
Housing faculty members win national award
Cadet finds fulfillment in others' success
Executive master of natural resources student partners with Campbell Soup Company to improve health and nutrition in Camden, N.J.
Ultrasound directed to the human brain can boost sensory performance
Amanda Morris receives $450,000 grant to develop sustainable solar energy technology
In memoriam: Robert M. Grant, applications analyst, Information Technology
Artists explore new perspectives of landscape tradition in Center for the Arts' newest exhibitions
U.S. News ranks Master of Information Technology degree program No. 2 in nation
Broadband analysis and planning projects garner two Governor's Technology Awards
Denise Simmons' NSF CAREER Award focuses on increasing numbers of engineers entering the work force
Patricia Dove honored with Dana Medal from the Mineralogical Society of America
Virginia Tech dairy science professor receives prestigious White House award
Raffaella De Vita receives government's highest of engineering honors to study pelvic disorders
Reynolds Homestead gets a dose of revisionist history
Scientists aid in fighting deadly, drug-resistant tuberculosis around the world
Highty-Tighties selected to march in Governor's Inaugural Parade
Y. Thomas Hou named Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Fellow
2013-14 winter session debuts with broad range of educational experiences
Virginia Tech makes Best of Green Schools list
New England Journal of Medicine study: Virginia Tech researchers find novice teen drivers easily fall into distraction, accidents
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumni named Sun Bowl Hokie Heroes
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute embarks on new Fellows program to foster team science
Event to serve as a resource for those with eyes on a career in health care
Virginia Tech employees give back to the community with $311,215 in donations to charities