October

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Grant puts research team on track to treat brain cancer
Virginia Tech students perform an evening of jazz classics with guest artist Chad Eby
White roofing isn’t always green, Virginia Tech study confirms
Virginia 4-H and Google partner to bring computer science to youth across the commonwealth
The Little Hokie Hand-Me-Down event seeks donations
Virginia Tech aircraft to participate in Malawi drone corridor test
HBCU alumni at Virginia Tech share perspectives with current HBCU students at research summit
Researcher settles decades-old evolutionary biology question by examining Caribbean lizards
Save Our Towns vrooms into Vinton
Engineers Without Borders crowdfunding campaign serves underdeveloped communities
Undergraduate Honor System shares innovative changes, best practices
Community invited to Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets’ Veterans Day events
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to host Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha
Crowdfunding campaign to support master naturalists’ grassroots leadership and mission
Virginia Tech partners with Department of Defense schools to bolster educational leadership across the globe
Contemporary theatre artist Ping Chong re-creates his 'Nosferatu' at Virginia Tech
Beo String Quartet performs a mix of classic works with multimedia-infused compositions
Video: Alumni letters offer encouragement to first-year medical students at their White Coat Ceremony
Cyril Clarke named interim executive vice president and provost; Thanassis Rikakis to become Presidential Fellow for Academic Innovation
Gregory Daniel named interim dean of veterinary college
Corps of Cadets alumnus Navy Lt. Cmdr. Lauren Lawson named Duke game Hokie Hero
Crime Alert: Residential burglaries reported on campus
Theodore D. Fuller honored with emeritus status
Even small amounts of oil made birds near Deepwater Horizon sick, Virginia Tech researchers say
Fourth Virginia Tech Science Festival returns Nov. 4 with educational offerings into evening
Stefan Duma named editor-in-chief of biomedical engineering journal
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors member and alumnus Robert Mills Jr. named 2017 Farmer of the Year
Leading philosopher to discuss anger and revolutionary justice
Dean Stauffer honored with Wildlife Society award for teaching excellence
Alumna investigates infectious diseases to save lives
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 4-6
Grandparents providing the safety net in the midst of opioid crisis, according to Virginia Tech expert
Study takes a unique approach to new generation of smart drug delivery carriers
Mechanical engineer receives grant to study nano-level 3-D printing
Geosciences faculty member seeks to advance crystallization research to boost multiple fields
Cadets chosen to highlight the colors at the Duke game
Virginia Tech scientists to focus on diseases, bioterrorism at Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine summit
Anti-frosting technology qualifies student team for Collegiate Inventors Competition finals
Local participation in drone regulations creates new opportunities, Virginia Tech expert says
Governor, Virginia Tech Carilion officials break ground on VTC Biomedical Research Expansion
Virginia ranks third on 2017 Champion Trees national register
Crowdfunding campaign to support undergraduate research aimed at reducing bird-window collisions
Destination Areas spark creative discussion among science and policy topics
Kent Holliday honored with emeritus status
Virginia Tech receives $6 million award to recover crucial rare earth elements
Help a Virginia Tech science superhero put an end to poison ivy
Geoscience’s D. Sarah Stamps to spearhead $1.4 million NSF grant to build key cyberinfrastructure project
Carolyn Meier honored with emerita status
John Simonetti part of worldwide effort in detection of two merging neutron stars and resulting explosion
Virginia Tech student’s refugee work draws media attention
Corps of Cadets alumnus Marine 1st Lt. Shane Wescott named North Carolina game Hokie Hero
Virginia Tech researchers instrumental in solving ‘witches’ broom’ mystery
In memoriam: James Buffer, dean emeritus, College of Education
Send a Hokie to Capitol Hill to ensure sound science informs public policy
Declining baby songbirds need forests to survive drought, Virginia Tech and Smithsonian find
FAA approval for CNN to fly drones over crowds sets an important milestone for the industry, says Virginia Tech expert
Election 2017: Stewart endorsement more important than Trump for candidate Gillespie, according to Virginia Tech political expert
Virginia Tech Beyond Boundaries Scholars program helps more than 130 students who enrolled this fall
Public notice of State Council of Higher Education for Virginia public meetings
Virginia 4-H crowdfunds to support members and volunteers attending state conference
Emily Mawyer challenges students to see the bigger picture
Virginia Tech researchers use insects to help reduce hunger in Africa
Author, professor, and science advocate discusses how creativity can transform STEM education
Cadets chosen to highlight the colors at the North Carolina game
Astronaut scholarship honors triple major Arianna Krinos for cross-discipline research
President Sands and President Emeritus Steger offer condolences to Murphy family
Virginia Tech team brings relief to well owners following hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Library dean advocates for open science research
Eminent scholar in developmental neuroscience joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Iranian-Canadian ensemble Niyaz blends Middle Eastern music and dance with immersive multimedia and interactive technology
Traffic expert says motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens
Designing “happiness and empowerment”: Akshay Sharma takes over as industrial design chair
Altria’s giving to the Virginia Tech Presidential Scholarship Initiative reaches $1 million
Virginia Tech community launches crowdfunding campaign to prep high schoolers for STEM careers
3-D printed golf grips change the game
New methods boost working memory for people with mild cognitive impairment
Virginia Tech crowdfunding campaign encourages female students to choose engineering
Leading brain development, disabilities expert to open VTCRI Distinguished Public Lecture Series
Center for Autism Research reaches out to New River Valley with community, campus events
Neurobiologist receives NSF funding for animal cognition research, education, and outreach
McAuliffe announces commonwealth leader cultivation program developed with Virginia Tech
Global Change Center researchers to forecast water quality with NSF support
Biocomplexity Institute hosts top researchers to explore the way science looks at DNA
Tough challenges ahead for California firefighters, residents, according to Virginia Tech fire expert
Construction graduates are the job market’s hottest thing. Just ask a Hokie.
Autonomous systems innovators converge on Blacksburg
Virginia Tech cadet blends music and the military to find 'the perfect fit'
Composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman provides live score for film of Appalachian towns
Virginia Tech launches crowdfunding campaign to fight breast cancer’s overwhelming impact in Appalachia
Homecoming kicks off Oct. 16
Corps of Cadets alumnus Navy Lt. Cmdr. Evan Wright named Boston College game Hokie Hero
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine events to honor military and explore medicine as it relates to military service
Fall color outlook disappointing, says Virginia Tech tree expert
A special statement from President Tim Sands
Decision to rescind Waters of the United States rule based on flawed analysis, Virginia Tech economist finds
Study highlights conservation needs of fish species recently discovered in Southwest Virginia
Save Our Towns goes green, gathers steam, gets noisy in Appalachia
Cadet chosen to highlight the colors at the Boston College game
Faculty and staff step up to create awareness for cerebral palsy research
Victoria Kok honored with emerita status
Social justice retreat inspires diverse student groups to work together
Mixing of farmed fish and their wild relatives could have adverse impacts on environment, Virginia Tech researcher says
Pamplin students crowdfund to promote leadership knowledge and skills development
ACCelerate festival to showcase innovation on national stage
Social media expert available to discuss Russian Facebook ads and their impact on global politics
Hokie families to join students Oct. 6-8 for Fall Family Weekend
Landos Biopharma raises $10 million to develop therapeutics for autoimmune diseases
Hokie BugFest creeps into Blacksburg on Oct. 14
Flip FabriQue’s 'Catch Me' features acrobatics, stunts, juggling, balance tricks, and a trampoline wall
Students crowdfund to build the world’s best solar home: FutureHAUS Dubai
Corps of Cadets alumnus U.S. Army Capt. Nate Bier named Clemson game Hokie Hero
New app gives Hokies a faster way to request a safe ride home
Board of Visitors honors Khidir Hilu of Biological Sciences with emeritus status
Project Wing’s James Ryan Burgess to keynote autonomy conference
Mapping exhibit combines science history with art