October

Title
Public lecture on television’s impact in East German society part of Visible Scholarship Initiative
Ali Butt and Chao Wang receive grant to solve problems of big data processing
Frank Shushok receives Anderson Inspiration Award for work in strengths approach to education
WVTF Public Radio and RADIO IQ names Josh Jackson program director and content manager
Veterinary student awarded national scholarship
Liberal or conservative? Brain responses to disgusting images help reveal political leanings
Ryan Stewart named assistant professor of crop and soil environmental sciences
BeijingDance/LDTX brings innovative dance performance and insight to the stage and classroom
Governor's Award nominee Natasha Smith recognized for making life easier for students
In memoriam: Karen J. Brewer, professor of chemistry, College of Science
Student-designed Smith Creek Park honored with 2014 Architecture Award for Excellence
Campus safety and security further enhanced with technology
Marin Riegger joins the Graduate School as child care coordinator
First-year cadets selected to receive the flags at the Boston College game
Engineering students to hold 'hacking' workshops in November
Tire and vehicle research groups undergo new structure as work spreads to international levels
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities names Virginia Tech a finalist in economic prosperity competition
No Hokie Left Behind safety effort kicks off
Timothy Long named new director of Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute
Esprit de Corps commanding officer trades straight face for game face
Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser raffle winner to fire Skipper at Boston College game
Give back by donating to help friends, neighbors, and others in need
Modeling cancer: Virginia Tech researchers prove mathematical models can predict cellular processes
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's masterworks program to feature new work by local composer
Meredith Steele appointed as assistant professor of crop and soil environmental sciences
Venkataramana Sridhar appointed assistant professor of biological systems engineering
Corps of Cadets welcomes all to Veterans Day events
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship launches investor group to fund start-ups
Video: Undergraduate studio arts major helps local kids paint the town
Exploring the rural edge of scary movies
'The Laramie Project' returns to Virginia Tech
Donations made at university bookstores can make a difference for local community members
Neutrino scientists to receive more than $1 million of Jefferson Laboratory electron beam time
Classroom building construction to close Derring Lot and part of Perry Street beginning Nov. 8
Corps alumnus Maj. Kurt Rathgeb named Miami game Hokie Hero
Daniel Slade named assistant professor of biochemistry
'Basetrack Live' explores the real impacts of war through music, film, images, and social media
Former vice chair of Federal Reserve to discuss economic outlook in Pamplin's BB&T Lecture
Pamela B. Teaster joins Center for Gerontology
Journal published by doctoral students increases world readership
Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed with National Institutes of Health grant
Mike Persia appointed assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences
Student virtuoso to perform music from global competition at senior recital
Virginia Tech Retiree's Association helps members remain active in university life
Emmanuel A. Frimpong named a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow
Virginia Tech receives first-ever higher education accreditation for emergency management
Doctoral student Karen Strat's work on cocoa research may yield sweet benefits for health
Song Li named assistant professor of crop and soil environmental sciences
Hume Center names Jonathan Black associate director of research for aerospace systems
Research aims to preserve Great Plains by preventing woody shrubs from taking over
Patent attorney to give keynote address at Science, Technology, and Law Symposium
Construction of new classroom building to begin in November
The Brentano String Quartet performs classical works by Mozart, Bartók, and Schubert
Caroline Leeth named assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences
Tyler Walters named founding director of SHARE initiative
Governor's Award nominee Mary Hunter recognized for significantly improving efficiency, effectiveness
Advances in 'tumor engineering' lead to grant to improve drug therapy
Kiho Lee named assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences
New online tool will help university offices be even greener
Three first-year cadets selected to receive the flags at the Miami game
Corps alumnus Master Sgt. Joseph Warren II named Pittsburgh game Hokie Hero
Popular wilderness area requires intensive management to remain natural
Eric L. Moore to oversee testing at Language and Culture Institute
Vivica Kraak named assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise
National Cattlemen's chief veterinarian hails from veterinary college's charter class
Lane Hall added to Virginia Landmarks Register
Undergraduate studies how rhododendrons invade and conquer by disturbing nitrogen cycle
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet blends classical and contemporary dance for a distinctive performance
Ridenour Conference explores resilience as rallying point for research, planning and policy making
Theatrical reading headlines the 10th Annual Gay in Appalachia event Oct. 25
Brandi Watkins appointed assistant professor of communication
Valisa Hedrick named assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise
Dr. Joseph T. Moskal to head Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Samantha Harden appointed assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute awarded $1.7 million for new approach to addiction recovery
Abby Walker joins Department of English faculty
Students living on campus to compete in Turn Down 4 Watt and cut energy use
Student involvement in installation planning fitting for a student-centered president
Two artists to discuss how their disabilities have shaped their careers and life experiences
Xerox vice president Tracy Mendez Eagar to give Wells Fargo Lecture
National Science Foundation Director France Córdova to deliver remarks at Sands installation
Adjutant General of Virginia, Brig. Gen. Timothy Williams, to speak on campus Oct. 30
Brian Thorsett joins School of Performing Arts faculty
Winter session experience courses take students beyond Blacksburg
Flags of 128 nations to honor Virginia Tech's international students during installation ceremony
David Haak named assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science
Children and families can experience magic from the Land of Oz at Tech-or-Treat
Muni Muniappan wins award for work in tropical agriculture
Governor's Award nominee Steve Buchner known for his service to others
Michael Flessner appointed assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science
‘Experience Virginia Tech: Learn, Explore, Engage’ to celebrate all that we are
Trevor T. Stewart joins School of Education faculty
Researchers discover potential early-detection biomarker for 'bubble boy' disorder
University Libraries Open Access Week features lecture by Center for Open Science co-founder
Cadet selected to travel with football team to highlight the colors at Pittsburgh game
Nuclear reactor expert discusses ways to prevent Fukushima-like damage with scientists in Japan
Veterinary college establishes Collaborative Research Network for clinical trials
U.S. Army looks to Daphne Yao to provide a more secure cyberspace
Timothy D. Sands to be installed as 16th president during afternoon ceremony Friday, Oct. 17
Xueyang Feng appointed assistant professor of biological systems engineering
Second annual Ex Lapide Fall Reunion to be held in Blacksburg Oct. 24 through 26
Dustin Read joins Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management faculty
Kristy Daniels named assistant professor of dairy science
Devi Parikh receives innovative Google Faculty Research Award
Presidential installation events to include C-SPAN founder leading interview, discussion on service
Seeing trees for the forest: Scientists find new aspects to visual system development
Governor's Award nominee Jon Greene recognized for propelling unmanned aircraft into nation's skies
Branford Marsalis joins the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia for an evening of baroque masterpieces
Bahareh Behkam invited to attend National Academies Keck Futures Initiative
Besnik Pula appointed assistant professor of political science
Luke Philip Plotica joins Department of Political Science faculty
University to participate in earthquake drill
James H. Yauger named Pulte Homes Professor of Practice in Building Construction
National blog posts undergraduates’ research on historic global epidemic
Rebecca Cockrum appointed assistant professor of dairy science
Career Services’ etiquette dinner prepares students for job interviews
Entrepreneur challenge requires students to make the right pitch
Bacteria may be key to feeding nitrogen to plants, reducing harmful fertilizers
Appraising appraisals: New study released on remuneration for real estate appraisals in Virginia
Timothy Parrish joins Department of English faculty
Save Our Towns, Episode 3, visits Glade Spring
Aureliano Bombarely appointed assistant professor of horticulture
Researchers study whether DVD-delivered fitness plan helps at-risk older adults
College of Engineering honors David Lohr with its 2014 Distinguished Service Award
Humor writer David Sedaris brings his unique reflections for sold-out performance
Science fiction to come alive at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Cayce Myers joins Department of Communication faculty
Danfeng Yao named L-3 Communications Cyber Faculty Fellow
Corps alumnus Capt. Joshua Petrus named North Carolina game Hokie Hero
Ramon Arancibia appointed assistant professor of horticulture and extension specialist
Membership of President's Inclusion and Diversity Executive Council announced
Alexander Fiterstein Trio presents an evening of klezmer music
Treating addiction with technology
University boosts bicycle parking on campus
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine student wins national poster presentation
In memoriam: Dr. Grant H. Turnwald, professor emeritus of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Warren E. Milteer Jr. appointed assistant professor of history
Christine Labuski to discuss award-winning essay on women’s health Oct. 8
J. Reese Voshell honored with emeritus status
Student ideas can help make campus greener
Aerospace student pilots unmanned planes with an eye toward a future academic career
Christopher Williams named W.S. Pete White Chair for Innovation in Engineering Education
Kevin Carlson appointed head of Pamplin's Department of Management
Alumni attest to why English majors are the 'hot new hires'
Ellen Plummer, Frank Shushok appointed to state task force on combating campus sexual violence
Third annual TEDxVirginiaTech will bring together faculty, students, and alumni to Moss Arts Center
Employees give back to the community through annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign
Bob Hicok a finalist for Library of Virginia award
Jung Eun Lee joins Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management faculty
Eastern hemlocks that have survived insect infestation have a story to tell
Dilip K. Shome honored with emeritus status
Researcher seeks to improve college experience for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Board of visitors approves resolution affirming commitment to inclusion and diversity
Linda Wallace reappointed as John and Angela Emery Junior Faculty Fellow
Amy Pruden receives innovation award and grant for her work in water quality
Fantasy, song, and spectacle blend for 'The Three Feathers,' a new musical work for children
Two cadets selected to travel with football team to highlight the colors at North Carolina game
Michael D. Kelly joins School of Education faculty
Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension offer workshop on agroforestry practices
Carl Prather honored with emeritus status