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Clay Wright named assistant professor of biological systems engineering
Reza Ovissipour named assistant professor and Extension specialist in food science and technology
Gota Morota named professor of animal and poultry science
Chloé Lahondère named assistant professor of biochemistry
Yun Yin named assistant professor of food science and technology
Ron Fricker named associate dean for faculty affairs and administration in the College of Science
Brandon Jutras named assistant professor of biochemistry
Kristopher Hite named assistant professor of biochemistry
Merryman family commits $2 million for Virginia Tech Athletics, Pamplin College of Business
Hongliang Xin receives NSF CAREER award to promote catalysis research and data science education
Researchers investigate a billion years of coexistence between plants and fungi
2019 Annual Advancing Diversity Workshop engages over 300 attendees on inclusive excellence
Erica Feuerbacher named assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences
Media Advisory: Noted economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin available for media interviews at Virginia Tech
U.S. Department of Energy awards Virginia Tech researchers $1.8 million to tackle challenges facing U.S. power grid
More than 200 high school students to participate in Virginia Tech-hosted 2019 Science Olympiad
Virginia Cooperative Extension to host 2019 Virginia Cow-Calf Conference on Feb. 19
How cold is too cold? Protecting yourself from frostbite, frostnip and hypothermia
First-year medical student hopes to use problem-solving skills ‘to see medicine in a different light’
First study to find digital ads work on millennials
Study draws connections between sports fandom and political tribalism
Winter weather: Offices in Northern Virginia locations opening at 11 a.m. Wednesday
The changing face of Super Bowl advertising
Lee Learman named dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Setting boundaries for the Super Bowl in the workplace
Fasting, calorie control research on menu at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Strauss public lecture
Jeremy Rifkin to discuss strategic regional planning and the next industrial age at Virginia Tech Feb. 6-7
Virginia Tech’s Vivica Kraak available to speak on impact of worldwide obesity, undernutrition and climate change
Basketball fundraiser marks 10th anniversary of Morgan Harrington case
Alumnus parlays pickleball into online retail business
Media Advisory: Virginia Tech MLK Keynote speakers Hill, Smith available for media interviews
Lancet Commission recommends that political leaders take bold decisions to tackle pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change
Gillian Eastwood named assistant professor of entomology
Delivery team works to shape Innovation Campus
Kylie Allen named assistant professor of biochemistry
Tom Ollendick leads editing of new Oxford textbook on clinical child and adolescent psychology
Is Virginia going to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)? Expert available for interviews
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientists link concussions to seizures, development of epilepsy
Sounds of China infuses ancient Chinese melodies with modern energy and flair
Dramatic changes ahead for Virginia’s House of Delegates; Democrats clear favorites to take control
There's snow place like home ... and other December social media highlights
January 2019 Virginia Tech Social Media Highlights
Best-laid graduate plans go wonderfully awry for Fulbright winner
Joseph Schetz honored as Distinguished Lecturer at AIAA Science and Technology Forum
Sally Entrekin named associate professor of entomology
Cooperative Extension associate ignites high school students’ interest in science, protecting water supplies
New wave of capital construction projects underway on the Blacksburg campus
The ‘Bird Box challenge,’ social media’s latest dangerous dilemma
Renowned child development scientist to speak at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Mechanical engineers develop process to 3D print piezoelectric materials
A message from President Tim Sands in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Mini Medical School to explore population health, genetics
Zuka joins Virginia Tech Police Department K-9 Program
Government Shutdown: Virginia Tech professor available to explain economic impacts
Helping kids cope with a government shutdown
Virginia Tech brings together partners in Senegal to tackle youth education, employment
Acclaimed architect-activist Enric Ruiz-Geli joins Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Registration is open for Reunion Weekend 2019
Blockchain boot camp prepares students for work with emerging software platforms
Videos: In Peru, students learn hands-on approach to solving real-world problems
In memoriam: Robert Tracy, former department chair of Department of Geosciences
Virginia Tech monitoring potential impacts of partial shutdown
Susan Campbell named assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences
In ‘Arboreal,’ artists explore the power, imagery, and symbolic resonance of one of the Earth’s most critical life forms
The super wolf blood moon, 'a full 62 luxurious minutes of totality'
Daniel Austin receives conservation award for stewardship and innovation
Professor will use new machine learning techniques to decrease deaths resulting from traumatic brain injury
Jin-Hee Cho appointed associate professor in Department of Computer Science
Two Virginia Tech online graduate education programs are among the top in the country
Invasive new tick research halted because of government shutdown
Daniel Austin receives conservation award for stewardship and innovation
The Moss Arts Center presents Tony Award-winning musical ‘Cinderella’
Is Trump’s border wall really medieval? Virginia Tech historian available for interviews
Winter weather: Offices in National Capital Region are closed Monday; Delayed openings reported for offices in Roanoke, Richmond, and eastern Virginia
Has 5G arrived? Virginia Tech telecommunications expert available for interviews
High schoolers see the road from a truck driver’s point of view
U.S. travel and tourism economy takes a hard hit during the government shutdown
Siobhan Craige named assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise
Two years after its resurrection, online graduate journal going strong
Media Invite: On the Record with Virginia Tech
Medical student’s learning philosophy benefits himself, fellow students
Significant changes ahead to Virginia’s electoral landscape
New year, new goals: Virginia Tech faculty offer tips for starting, sticking to resolutions
University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters discusses public access to research data at national meeting
New environmental sensing and monitoring system tested and evaluated at Virginia Tech
Garrett assumes leadership of state admissions association
Angela Anderson named assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise
Cyril Clarke named Virginia Tech executive vice president and provost
Advancing Diversity Workshop holds 16th annual meeting on Jan. 15
More than 2,700 students enrolled in largest winter session to date
Former resident physician returns to Roanoke to give Delta Dental lecture
Corps of Cadets alumnus Capt. Joseph Ryan named Military Bowl Hokie Hero
Brian Plum named associate director of development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences