November

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Frank Aylward named assistant professor of biological sciences in College of Science
Virginia Tech team leads federal effort to forecast the flow of information online
Marjorie Norton honored with emerita status
Charles Calderwood named assistant professor of psychology in College of Science
Eric McCollum honored with emeritus status
Virginia Tech Fulbright scholar partners with Uruguay to boost beef exports
Chemistry’s John Morris named Dr. A.C. Lilly Jr. Faculty Fellow in Nanoscience by Board of Visitors
Invasive plants have surprising ability to pioneer new continents and climates, Virginia Tech researchers discover
Innovative partnership will extend cutting-edge flu forecasting research to millions
Alumna turns to child activism after escaping poverty to pursue education
Xu Lin appointed associate professor of economics in College of Science
Barbara Ellen Smith honored with emerita status
Symposium fuels scholars' roles in combating inequity
Virginia Tech engineers team with Malawi university to set drone records
A West Virginia town preps for life after coal
Randolph Wynne earns national recognition for remote sensing applications in forestry
Fred Piercy honored with emeritus status
Nanoscience students find opportunities for internships, jobs on visit to Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Graduate student recognized with professional development award by Society for Neuroscience
Study contradicts common practice of tailgating at traffic lights
Siddharth Hari named assistant professor of economics in College of Science
Researchers from music and engineering team up to turn big data into sound
Michael Gregg honored with emeritus status
Physics researchers hosting NSF-funded workshop on quantum information, future of communications security
HEAL Food Alliance director to speak during Advancing the Human Condition Symposium on Nov. 29
Virginia Tech helps independent grape growers in the commonwealth assess and manage vineyards
New Feiertag Collection makes hospitality research easily accessible to industry professionals, academic faculty, students
Kathleen Jones honored with emerita status
In Memoriam: Col. Wesley L. Fox, Medal of Honor recipient and honorary Virginia Tech alumnus
Corps of Cadets alumnus 1st Lt. Amanda Schultz named Virginia game Hokie Hero
Frederic J. Baumgartner honored with emeritus status
Expert offers security tips for Cyber Monday shoppers to protect themselves from scammers
Kristin Phillips is named assistant professor, associate director of undergraduate programs in School of Neuroscience
Fall commencement scheduled for Dec. 21
Virginia Tech supports Growth4VA campaign
Photos and video: Principal, teacher inspired by Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab create their own
Virginia Tech receives $4 million for youth development program in Senegal
New inventory of 9,000 campus trees to guide Virginia Tech planning decisions
Cadets chosen to highlight the colors at the Virginia game
Pianist Awadagin Pratt performs classical program featuring the works of Brahms, Beethoven, and Bach
Rolls-Royce inaugural Ph.D. Day opens doors for innovative, collaborative research
Virginia Tech professor named Research Fellow, launches collaborative effort with New Zealand’s forest industry
Research scientist at Discovery Analytics Center recognized with Innovation Award from the Fragile Families Challenge
Lara Khansa appointed associate dean for Pamplin undergraduate programs
White meat or dark meat? Serving up big data to decipher Thanksgiving dinner
John McDowell appointed J.B. Stroobants Professor of Biotechnology
Council established to discuss university’s history in preparation for Virginia Tech sesquicentennial in 2022
Corps of Cadets alumnus Lt. Javan Rasnake named Pittsburgh game Hokie Hero
Virginia Tech students plunge into biomedical ‘shark tank’-style competition at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
The Tallis Scholars honor the sacred sounds of the Renaissance with an a capella vocal performance
Alicia Pickrell named assistant professor in School of Neuroscience
Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station have profound economic impact on the commonwealth, new report finds
Virginia Tech’s Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering earns top placement in two world rankings
Alumnus propels research with donation of 16 motion capture suits
Michael Leib honored with emeritus status
Research at VTCRI reveals biological mechanism of a leading cause of childhood blindness
Skipper Crew cadets put in hard work to maintain Virginia Tech’s football tradition
Cadets chosen to highlight the colors at the Pittsburgh game
Within Reach program to provide insight on variety of health care careers
Smart Road expansions cement Virginia Tech Transportation Institute as a leader in advanced-vehicle testing
Virginia Tech faculty recognized for outstanding academic advising
Chemistry's Webster Santos reappointed Cliff and Agnes Lilly Faculty Fellow
Weight management expert to speak at VTCRI’s Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors
Memorial service announced for Barry Robert, university veterinarian
Humanitarian missions look to Virginia Tech crowdfunding to assist in overseas aid
Virginia Tech biomedical spinoff cited for innovation by national university associations  
Breaking bread during Thanksgiving in 2017
Toys that look identical aren’t identically safe, biomechanics experts say
Virginia Tech announces search committee for senior vice president for operations and administration
Corps of Cadets alumnus Lt. Col. Chris Reid named Georgia Tech game Hokie Hero
Alumna Yolanda Avent hired as new senior director of Cultural and Community Centers
In Memoriam: John Cairns, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental Biology
Students take roles as campus innovators through global design program
Gobble, gobble! National Thanksgiving Turkey returns to Virginia Tech
Giving back to those who serve
Cadet chosen to highlight the colors at the Georgia Tech game
Transportation institute awarded federal contract to study alternative vehicle designs and how they affect current safety standards
Four inducted to Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame
Improved vaccination coverage could yield major health and economic impacts this flu season, says Virginia Tech expert
New restaurant menu-labeling guidelines important but insufficient in obesity fight, according to Virginia Tech expert
John M. Pinkerton honored with emeritus status
An election night full of upsets, says Virginia Tech political expert
Virginia Tech works to protect Africa’s crops against invasive pests
SGA President Rex Willis works to reconnect students with student government
Virginia Tech researchers explore causes of land cover change in African savannas
Natalia Henao-Guerrero named interim department head of small animal clinical sciences
Engineering, business, TBMH students converge to prepare for real-world challenges
2017 Virginia Farm to Table Conference on Dec. 6-7 in Weyers Cave
VTCSOM's Richard Vari wins prestigious national award for medical student education
Board of Visitors approves new bachelor’s degree in public health; takes next step to acquire school of medicine
Biocomplexity Institute hosts research symposium and data center ribbon-cutting
Corps of Cadets alumnus Maj. Andrew Prunty named Miami game Hokie Hero
University Libraries lands grant to support 3-D, virtual reality services
Populist wave sweeping Europe in spite of strong democracies, economies, according to Virginia Tech expert
Research team creates powerful system to identify biological threats
Cadet chosen to highlight the colors during the Miami game
Nobel Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart to give Department of Chemistry Highlands lecture
Daylight saving can create driver fatigue and hazards on the road, says expert
Hospitality and tourism management gala in metro Washington, D.C., to honor Howard Feiertag