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Satoru Emori named assistant professor of physics in College of Science
In Memoriam: Daniel Schneck, professor emeritus of engineering science and mechanics
Programming computer science graduates begins with educators
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute awarded a Virginia Catalyst grant to curtail opioid overdoses
The Moss Arts Center celebrates Blacksburg High School’s 'Year of the Artist' with a special student exhibition
The often overlooked downside of net neutrality
Funding program creates more research opportunities for undergraduates
Five-star hockey helmet changes the game for consumers
Federal funding to aid communities with lead in water contamination
Marlene M. Preston honored with emerita status
College of Science inducts six new members during fifth annual Hall of Distinction ceremony
Krista Timney named communications director for the College of Natural Resources and Environment
Setting boundaries for holiday office parties
Cyril Clarke focused on opportunities, impacts as interim provost
Look inside a new ‘small world’ at the Blacksburg Nature Center thanks to Virginia Tech biologists
Juan Espinoza named interim director of undergraduate admissions
Class of 2017: Idea of service carries special weight for Nathan Underwood
Class of 2017: Jacqueline Nelson builds bridges between people and wildlife
Study finds road salt contamination in groundwater
College of Science lab instructor Craig Tollin fulfills lifelong dream with appearance on 'Jeopardy!'
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Michael Schulz is named assistant professor of chemistry in College of Science
Hospitality students plan festival, gain event experience
A message from President Tim Sands at the end of the 2017 fall semester
Think twice before giving pets as holiday gifts
State investment in radar technology pays dividends for drone research
Class of 2017: Jordan Spraker looks forward to putting her skills, knowledge, and leadership to work
Financial investor trades portfolio for white coat
Feature twirlers add excitement and creativity to game day
Class of 2017: Monica Fikes gains self-understanding as well as a degree
Class of 2017: JC Fuller embraced Ut Prosim as Hokie Camp executive member
Governor McAuliffe: Virginia Tech innovative AI defense against cyber-attacks is “cutting-edge”
New 460 Southgate interchange opening
Travel and tourism expert highlights new trends for hotels in 2018
$2.3 million NIH grant helps Virginia Tech students achieve dreams in biomedical research
Adult Day Services celebrates its 25th anniversary
Virginia Tech Foundation to purchase University Club building
Statistics’ Geoff Vining receives honorary doctorate from Sweden’s Luleå University of Technology
New research explores links between deforestation and fisheries yields in the Amazon
New course on concussion examines how social, ethical, and legal issues influence research and medicine
College of Science awards scholarships to students for academics, research work, and community service
Virginia Tech engineering pioneer named NAI Fellow
Aspiring physician focuses on compassion and desire to serve rural communities
Jeremy Weaver joins College of Engineering as assistant dean of advancement
Virginia Tech receives $15.2M gift to construct Student-Athlete Performance Center
Class of 2017: Marc Fialkoff informs the future of critical infrastructure, disaster recovery, and nuclear security
Class of 2017: Graduate finds a calling and a path to service through agriculture
New general manager named for Inn at Virginia Tech
Viral Networks workshop to use digital humanities tools to illuminate medical history
Rescue Squad’s new ambulance will increase efficiency and save lives
Class of 2017: Chase Ginther's courageous leadership bettered IFC
More than 2,400 Hokies to graduate Thursday
Donors gave nearly $120,000 to Virginia Tech crowdfunded projects
In Memoriam: Nicholas Ciullo, senior
Renowned expert in the role of periodontal bacteria in systemic diseases to present at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Virginia Center for Housing Research leads study to tackle growing need for affordable housing
Empathy and a passion for teaching drive Mary Tackett
Anisa Zvonkovic leads National Council on Family Relations
Virginia Tech alumna represents growing canine-care business on new CNBC television series
Graduate Commencement speaker Liselle Joseph believes in Virginia Tech's motto
Melinda Miller appointed assistant professor of economics in College of Science
Geosciences’ Brian Romans to use Antarctic sea expedition to study ice sheet response to climate change
Scientists watch the CLOCK gene for potential epilepsy connections
Lara Anderson, Marc Michel named Luther and Alice Hamlett Junior Faculty Fellows
Joyce Rothschild honored with emerita status
VTCRI summer undergraduate neuroscience research federally funded for five more years
Policy Strategic Growth Area advances interaction and collaboration at open forums
Luisa Havens Gerardo elected as Virginia Tech’s first AACRAO board member
Kate Langwig is named assistant professor of biological sciences in College of Science
Virginia Tech researchers trace the potato’s origins, learn about its untapped potential
A place to belong: New cultural centers are gateways for campus inclusion
Molecular and cellular biology doctoral program to kick off in fall 2018
TBMH graduate students land elusive National Institutes of Health fellowships
Shifting temperatures to alter household electricity expenses, researchers find
Virginia Tech supports efforts to preserve Mongolian nomadic traditions
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Walmart bring healthy living education to youth
Sujith Vijayan named assistant professor in School of Neuroscience
Martha Muñoz is named assistant professor in Department of Biological Sciences
Josef Uyeda is named assistant professor of biological sciences in College of Science
Matthew Kovach is named assistant professor in Department of Economics
Lina Ni is named assistant professor in School of Neuroscience