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LuAnn Gaskill receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Outreach
Brian L. Benham receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
Elizabeth Struthers Malbon receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
'Catalyst' funds private-public efforts to stop inflammatory bowel disease, heart attack, diabetes
Shashank Priya receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
Heartbleed security vulnerability creates need for password changes by May 5
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine to deliver commencement address at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine May 10
Three students honored as Truman Scholar finalists
Nancy Gard McGehee receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research
Kelly J. Liddington receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension
Pascha Gerni named director of finance at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Machines may help predict, eliminate allergens
U.S. Department of Agriculture requires reporting of emerging pig virus recently found in Virginia
Elizabeth Struthers Malbon receives 2014 William E. Wine Award
Wing Ng receives 2014 William E. Wine Award
Elizabeth Spiller named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Trudy Harrington Becker, Andrew Becker receive 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in International Education
Donald J. Orth receives 2014 William E. Wine Award
Morrill living-learning community will focus on sustainability
New book by Pamplin hospitality professor suggests 20 habits for better service
Sharon L. Irvin receives 2014 Staff Career Achievement Award
Wanda Foushee receives 2014 Staff Career Achievement Award
Lawrence N. Sewell receives 2014 Staff Career Achievement Award
John D. Nichols receives 2014 Staff Career Achievement Award
Virginia Tech's 2014 Family of the Year
Christa C. Thomas receives 2014 Staff Career Achievement Award
The Center for the Arts creates connections with its 2014-15 performance season
Library and technology partnerships bring Soviet History course into the digital age
Carl E. Garrison III receives College of Natural Resources and Environment's alumni achievement award
Rebecca Pauley receives 2014 President's Award for Excellence
Elizabeth 'Jane' Harrison receives 2014 President's Award for Excellence
Virginia Secretary of Technology Karen R. Jackson to address 2014 National Capital Region graduates
Jean Elliott receives 2014 Presidential Principles of Community Award
Tom McAvoy receives 2014 President's Award for Excellence
History comes full circle for Virginia Tech and Historic Smithfield Plantation
Rakesh K. Kapania receives Purdue University's Outstanding Aerospace Engineer award
Mary Hunter receives 2014 President's Award for Excellence
Tonya Pruitt receives 2014 President's Award for Excellence
National Capital Region Commencement speakers (1981 to 2013)
Computer science students dominate international competition with 'Slice-n-Swipe'
Eric Kaufman named faculty principal of Honors Residential College
Matthew Wisnioski receives 2014 XCaliber Award
Paola Zellner Bassett, Tom Martin receive 2014 XCaliber Award
Virginia Tech police partner with VCU police for officer exchange program
Greg Tew receives 2014 Sporn Award for Teaching Introductory Subjects
Chang Lu receives $1.3 million grant to further research on analyzing epigenetics
Dining Services awarded 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence bronze rating
Colleen Thom receives 2014 Pamplin College of Business Outstanding Senior Award
Claire Guthrie Gastañaga to deliver 2014 Graduate School Commencement address
Summer sessions credited for being a graduation game changer
Rosemary Goss receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising
Donald J. Orth receives 2014 Diggs Teaching Scholars Award
Srinath Ekkad receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Academic Advising
Virginia Tech to increase data analytics capability through use of new business intelligence system
Matthew Gabriele named faculty principal at Residential College at West Ambler Johnston
Plug into cutting-edge arts and technology research during ICAT Day
Ashley Taylor receives 2014 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Award
Gov. Terry McAuliffe to deliver 2014 University Commencement address May 16
Lori A. Blanc receives 2014 Diggs Teaching Scholars Award
Terry Papillon receives 2014 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Advising
Garden project will cultivate heirloom veggies, community ties
With ambitious goals, council takes steps to include more research faculty in decision-making
Acclaimed drummer Dennis Mackrel to perform with jazz ensembles
Ecology team improves understanding of valley-wide stream chemistry
Industry leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems to helm new FAA-approved test site
Dana M. Hawley receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
Mike Rosenzweig receives 2014 Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Terry Clements receives 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching
Shamindri Arachchige, Karen J. Brewer receive 2014 Alumni Award for Outreach Excellence
Darya Nesterova receives 2014 College of Science Outstanding Senior Award
Exemplary undergraduate ePortfolios to be shared at upcoming event
Queuing theory helps physicist understand protein recycling
Pamplin launches new centers to study big data and entrepreneurship
Stephanie Myrick receives 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Senior Award
International Street Fair highlights world-wide philanthropy
Legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem to perform passionate contemporary love story
Lavender Ceremony celebrates graduates and allies
Artist Kehinde Wiley to speak at Moss Arts Center April 21
Andrea Ledesma receives 2014 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior Award
Catherine Goggins wins Udall Scholarship
Pamplin dean charts a new course for the college
2014 Virginia Tech Relay For Life sets highest goals to date
Institute for Policy and Governance to study behavioral health education and planning in the New River Valley
Engineering's Devi Parikh seeks to lessen failures in computerized visual recognition programs
Elaine Flory receives 2014 Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Graduate Award
Special test of VT Alerts scheduled for all campuses April 24
Six undergraduate students awarded 2013-14 ACC Creativity and Innovation Fellowships
More than 200 community singers perform Mendelssohn's epic musical drama 'Elijah'
Students active in gender and technology conference
Student leaders converse with incoming university president
Art show to explore intersection of science and art
Summit to spotlight STEM programs and partnerships in Southwest Virginia
Adrianne Engel receives 2014 College of Natural Resources and Environment Outstanding Senior Award
Gene removal could have implications beyond plant science
Chris Kiwus named associate vice president and chief facilities officer
Virginia Tech commuter program gets national recognition
Open house on proposed revisions to general education curriculum
Pamplin course offers opportunity for certification in responsible alcohol service
Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade to be held May 3
David Mackanic wins Goldwater Scholarship; Mark Brown receives honorable mention
Peter Beegle receives 2014 College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior Award
Innovate community cultivates entrepreneurial ecosystem in Blacksburg
Economist editor Greg Ip to discuss economic outlook in Pamplin's BB&T Lecture
Timothy Duffy and Cassidy Grubbs selected 2014 Undergraduate Man, Woman of the Year
Study of dead wood in old-growth Iranian forest provides information for forest management
Design/BuildLAB wins Architizer A+ Award for Smith Creek Park in Clifton Forge, Va.
Virginia Tech researcher discovers key ingredient in cocoa has significant health benefits
Entomologist receives 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
Virginia Tech Alumni Association to host photography weekend
Virginia Tech Police make arrest in forgery case
Habitat for Humanity brings Shack-A-Thon to Blacksburg
Virginia Tech chemical engineering students design winning car entry
National organization honors Virginia high school girls with Aspirations in Computing awards
Yuriko Renardy named Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellow
English majors sweep Steger Poetry Prize Awards
Virginia Tech architecture captures four of the top 10 spots in prestigious statewide poll
Horsley family named to the 2013 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Hall of Fame
Seeding success in India turns coconut dust into gold
Dwight D. Viehland named Jack E. Cowling Professor of Engineering
Maestro Steven White to conduct New River Valley Symphony Orchestra
Highty-Tighties to perform at two upcoming concerts
Mason Adams named assistant editor of Virginia Tech Magazine
Diversity on the rise at veterinary college
Virginia Tech to join Rolls-Royce's university technology partnership network
'Gender, Bodies and Technology' forum draws scholars globally
Passion for Virus Tracker in a Box is contagious for kids who want to learn more about bioscience
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute names Marcia Donnelson director of proposal development
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine names Karen Eley Sanders chief diversity officer
Custom textbook features Virginia Tech faculty and student writing
Employees recognized for combined 16,285 years of service
Frank Shushok Jr. honored for contributions to student learning
Rick Rudd reappointed Virginia Cooperative Extension Chair of Excellence in Community Viability
Summer course immerses students in Great Smoky Mountains ecology
Dr. John Rossmeisl honored with 2014 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence
Spring theatre series closes with an awakening
Virginia Tech World Cup draws players from diverse backgrounds
New Hokie Bikeway expands Huckleberry Trail
Abecedarian Project pioneer lauds new evidence supporting early educational interventions
College of Engineering student team to compete in NASA-sponsored planetary robotics competition
Language and Culture Institute names assistant director for academics
Restoration biologist Jess Jones receives Rachel Carson Award
FORM | Line-Plane-Solid on exhibit at Perspective Gallery
Virginia Tech's first 'Everyone Matters Day' bridges past and future
Heather Evans, Byron Hughes fill key positions in Division of Student Affairs
Scholarship benefit concert to end School of Performing Arts' year on a high note
TEDxVirginiaTech announces 2014 theme of 'Illuminate,' calls for speaker nominations
More than 100 undergraduates to present their research and creative scholarship at 12th annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Natural gas leak near parking garage is resolved; the area is all clear
Hesham A. Rakha named Samuel Reynolds Pritchard Professor of Engineering
Virginia Tech to dedicate its Moss Arts Center on April 25
Elizabeth Lazor, Tuna Shankar to lead Student Government Association
Conference explores role of arts, humanities in addressing veterans' issues
Student dinner serves up a mix of languages and cultures
Virginia Tech Society of American Military Engineers post to host trebuchet competition
School of Education helps fifth-graders consider the benefits of college
Nature's extreme events provide immediate lessons
Veterinary students to present Community Dog Wash on April 19
Doug Bowman lauded for his achievements in virtual reality
Scientists study Amazon forests, grasses, fish, fire, water to predict impact of climate change
First African-American man to cycle across North America, Africa, and Asia will share his story at Virginia Tech
ArtsFusion seminar examines the impacts of evolving technology and connectivity
The Bugle honored for third consecutive year
Katharine Knowlton named Colonel Horace E. Alphin Professor in Dairy Science
Dr. Siba Samal elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
Biological Sciences takes active approach to class instruction
Roadside hope: Local volunteers to participate in testing of new diabetes prevention method
G. Rodney Thompson honored with emeritus status
American, Chinese scholars undertake study of wintering shorebirds in China