February

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Roses are red, violets are blue, February social media was full of love and new Hokies, too
Anuj Karpatne appointed assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science
Conference explores ‘Agritourism in Virginia’s New Economy’
Interdisciplinary team discovers double helix structure in synthetic macromolecule
Researcher embarks on kayaking trip to assess invasive crayfish species
Save Our Towns shows devastating flood scenes and a city that took charge of its fate
February 2019 Virginia Tech Social Media Highlights
Innovation Campus excitement grows as leaders share updates in Northern Virginia
FORWARD: Breanna Ellis
Innovation in Greenhouse and Vertical Farming Conference to be held on March 12
Rayne Zheng receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to consider 2019-20 tuition and fees at April 1 meeting
What is hempcrete? Experts available for interview
Medical student’s Fralin Biomedical research contributes to visual system understanding
Eleventh annual Virginia Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade to focus on shifting trade environment
Paleontologists identify small fossils as that of oldest frog relative found in North America
A place where equity for women can flourish - Women's Center celebrates 25 years
Leading oncologist-scientist to discuss cutting-edge cancer therapy Thursday at Maury Strauss lecture
Students pitch business models, vie for more than $40,000 in prizes at VT Entrepreneur Challenge Finals
Researchers discover microscopic tornadoes of spores released during rainfall
Selection for drone traffic-management program reflects Virginia’s leadership in UAS integration
Medical student’s research identifies predictor of severe sepsis mortality
Women in Data Science Blacksburg event brings together students, faculty
Linsey Marr receives Excellence in Teaching Award
Crime alert: Sexual assault reported
Matthew Brandon named chief advancement officer for inclusion and diversity
Afghans team up with Virginia Tech faculty to cultivate agricultural innovation
As research grows, new program brings faculty perspective to maximizing opportunity
Siddhartha Roy named one of the top new faces of civil engineering professionals for 2019
Partnership between Virginia Tech Police, Blacksburg Police at the heart of community safety efforts
How to keep stink bugs out this winter
Greg Fansler completes term as president of Council of Alumni Marketing and Membership Professionals
Media Advisory: Noted economist Jeffrey Sachs available for media interviews at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
From dancer to peer counselor, student finds her own diverse path to medical school
Virginia Tech undergraduate biochemistry and biological sciences student wins Sigma Xi research grant
Janice Hall appointed director of diversity and inclusion at Pamplin
Virginia Tech increases international exchange participation, makes progress toward 2020 goal
Rowdy rock-and-roll theatre performance explores the overlapping histories of Scotland and Appalachia
Winter weather: Updates on campus operations for Feb. 20
Virginia Tech approves resolution to observe Indigenous Peoples Day
Survey to provide insight into university climate
Women in STEM networking panels coming to Richmond and Arlington
A message from President Tim Sands on Principles of Community Week
Hokie Ambassadors lead by walking backward
Mainstage Theatre production of ‘The Foreigner’ offers humor in conflict
Argentine Fulbright students get a taste of life as Hokies
In memoriam: Edward R. Clayton, professor emeritus of business information technology
In memoriam: Richard Eisler, professor of psychology in the College of Science
Virginia Tech researchers tackle the biological invasions crisis
Economist, UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs to discuss world’s 'most important agenda'
Border walls are compelling visual symbols, but do they keep people out?
Graduate student provides inmates with technical training for agricultural work
The Fralin Life Science Institute supports sustainability and green lab efforts
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors members to tour university facilities across commonwealth Feb. 25-28
Virginia Tech earns Tree Campus USA recognition
Porous carbon fiber research one step closer to use in automotive industry
High-performance computing boosts art and design students’ creative power
Medical student sees his education and future career as a privilege and opportunity to serve
Honors students recognized with Norrine Bailey Spencer Strong Start Award
Xiaoping Zhu named associate dean of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Maryland campus
HS&T fellows dive deep to learn how to commercialize ideas
Czech National Symphony Orchestra celebrates famed composer and musician Leonard Bernstein
Valentine’s Day 101: Follow your heart, not your mobile device
Engineering student Sammi Rocker named one of Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties
American Indian and Indigenous Community Center director hits the ground running
Vibrant Virginia project boosts graduate students’ work in distressed communities
Gov. Northam, Mark Herring controversy: “accents America’s long, ugly history of blackface” says race and social policy expert
Peter Potter named to national role to advocate for open access initiative
Virginia governor must also be ready to listen, according to Virginia Tech political expert
Nick and Christine: a library love story
Competition seeks solutions to opioid crisis in the numbers
Winter weather brings hazardous driving conditions to roads; expert provides safety tips for navigating
Northern Virginia alumni welcome Innovation Campus announcement
Bestselling author and TED Talks presenter Dan Ariely to speak at Virginia Tech
Measles outbreak: Many states are inadequately vaccinated according to expert
Winter weather: NCR offices opening at 10 a.m. today
Renowned economic theorist shares vision for smart, renewable world
Virginia Tech investigates how Honduran youth respond to crime and violence
Tunnel Vision: Immersive technology brings the tunnels of Vauquois, France, to Blacksburg
Media Advisory: Virginia Tech Air Force ROTC to train on the T-6 Texan aircraft
Virginia Tech commits to expand access to low- and moderate-income students
Safe to use hands-free devices in the car? Yes, according to research
New liaison office brings Germany closer to Virginia Tech
See the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet perform during its final North American tour
New inductees to faculty academies recognized for leadership, service
Student veers away from traditional study abroad to spend five months in Morocco
Students tackle real-world corporate problems in computational modeling and data analytics capstone project
Exhibition brings African-American music legends to life
Wayne Scales named J. Byron Maupin Professor of Engineering
Nighttime campus safety walk brings university community together to improve safety, security
Jemele Hill, Tommie Smith speak on civil rights and social justice
Drummer and composer John Hollenbeck brings his Grammy-nominated ensemble for an evening of big band jazz
Chemistry researchers use block copolymers to create first carbon fibers with uniform porous structure
Marcelo Stamm joins Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Charles Clancy named Bradley Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity
Timing is everything: New discoveries in circadian rhythms provide insight into cancer treatment