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Richard Crowder and Tommy Thompson recognized with Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Distinguished Alumni Awards
Class of 2019: Taylor Blackman uses GIS and data expertise to benefit researchers
Alumna Melanie Pearson Hurley inducted into College of Science’s Hall of Distinction
Class of 2019: Michael Geary, dedicated Virginia Tech Rescue Squad chief
Access matters: A changing landscape in sharing research for public good
Alumni, students, and community celebrate 50th anniversary of graduate education in the National Capital Region
Class of 2019: Laura Puckett merges a passion for the outdoors with keen insights into environmental data
Class of 2019: Katherine Louis explores connection between languages and culture
Island lizards are expert sunbathers, and it’s slowing their evolution
Megan Godsey named 2019 Outstanding Senior for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lamvy Le named 2019 Outstanding Graduating Student for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Andrea Oliver named 2019 Outstanding Graduating Student for Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Assad Khan named 2019 Graduate Student of the Year
Marc Edwards honored with Hoover Humanitarian Medal
Class of 2019: Senior takes experiential learning to new heights, racing horses across three continents
Class of 2019: First-generation student Annalicia DaSilva put her passion for creating welcoming, inclusive communities into action
Virginia Tech team working to preserve the treasure of Hawaii’s forests
Digital humanities hub Athenaeum offers space for Tyechia Thompson to push boundaries
Carlyle Brewster honored with emeritus status
Meet the GameChangineers of Mecklenburg County
Class of 2019: A passion for preservation combines technology and university history
Class of 2019: Erin Lash goes ‘green’ as a sustainable biomaterials major
Oncologic surgeon Joanne Tuohy joins veterinary college at Virginia Tech
Wanda Dean honored with emerita status
Coastal@VT researchers lead Kids’ Tech University session about sea level rise
Computer scientists develop software to smartly balance data processing load in supercomputers
Class of 2019: Geography major Neil Schubel charts a path around the world
Department of Chemistry’s Judy Riffle honored with emerita status by Board of Visitors
Students launch apparel company to support charitable causes
A statement from Virginia Tech President Tim Sands
W. Michael Aust named Honorable Garland Gray Professor of Forestry
Video: Concert series keeps bluegrass alive and pickin’
Fralin Fellow uses engineering to improve the biomedical field
College of Engineering inducts four members into the Academy of Engineering Excellence
International scientists to plug into cellular signals at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute conference
Students take top prize in Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
2019 Faculty/Staff Award Recipients
Virginia Tech scientists win cosmology prize for research about dark matter and dark energy
Faculty Women of Color in the Academy conference draws hundreds to Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech recognizes employees for combined 16,600 years of service
Mapping With Drones workshops offered across Virginia
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade set for May 4
ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day showcases the latest innovations in science, engineering, arts, and design
RADIO IQ news staff wins national, regional awards
Student musician, singer seeks to inspire through song
Harry Gibson, professor with Department of Chemistry, honored with emeritus status by Board of Visitors
Ph.D. student uses computational biochemistry to tackle neurodegeneration, cancer, and premature aging 
Graduate School Diversity Scholars share their projects on May 2
Media invited to attend College of Architecture and Urban Studies open house at Research + Demonstration Facility on April 26, 27
Virginia Tech joining IBM Q Network to accelerate research, educational opportunities in quantum computing
Anne Brown, Elizabeth Grant receive 2019 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
New initiative will further advance Virginia Tech’s commitment to life sciences research
2019 Bouchet Honor Society scholars inducted at Yale University
Access matters: A changing landscape in sharing research for public good
Paul Hover honored with emeritus status
Undergraduate engineering researcher develops model critical in creating better devices
Virginia Tech adds master’s degree to build on successful track record in dietetics education
Dwight Shelton to retire as vice president for finance and chief financial officer after 40-year career at Virginia Tech
Drone delivery in the U.S. clears a major hurdle
Susan Day honored with emerita status
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences to celebrate official opening of its new headquarters
Virginia Tech has strong showing in Gilman International Scholarship competition
Virginia Tech hosts the national 2019 Packaging Jamboree
Admissions director notes success and future opportunities to draw more applicants
Media Advisory: Virginia Tech community invited to celebrate Growley’s birthday
Cynda Ann Johnson honored with emerita status
Virginia Tech’s 36th Annual Mudbass Classic Tournament takes place on April 27
Virginia Tech researchers develop system-of-systems framework to unify knowledge across disciplines
Researchers aim to enhance lost person search and rescue efforts using drones, artificial intelligence
Physics’ Ed Barnes to develop mathematical models for research into exotic topological materials
Hundreds gather for Hokies on Wall Street event
Leading addiction scientist to deliver Maury Strauss Lecture at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Crime alert: Sexual assault reported
Virginia Tech, Qualcomm bring STEM education to the Roanoke region with Thinkabit Lab
Margaret Lawrence named the Moss Arts Center’s director of programming
Amazon Research Award supports developing algorithms that tackle unfairness in recommendation engines
Multistate E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef; consumers should take precautions to stay safe, says Virginia Tech food safety expert
Expert on early language development featured in College of Science’s 2019 Sowers Lecture Series
Department of Biological Science’s Joseph Falkinham honored with emeritus status by Board of Visitors
Fralin Fellow studies herpes simplex virus
Walt Whitman's poetry inspires melodies crafted and led by jazz composer Fred Hersch
Universities lead effort to help Appalachians trapped by opioid epidemic
Crime alert: Sexual assault reported
Graduate student team is finalist in national housing competition
Human Research Protections Program protocol coordinators support researchers
David Moore honored with emeritus status
Vice President of Microsoft Hardware Steven Bathiche to speak as part of lecture series
Virginia Tech expert available to discuss Notre Dame’s special place in the heart of France
Virginia Tech Helmet Lab wants to help protect equestrians
Brian Murphy honored with emeritus status
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets’ Jaffe Eager Squad competition set for April 19
Department of Mathematics to host lecture on experiences of African-American women and girls in education
Photos and video: 2019 Run in Remembrance
Virginia Tech is the ‘glue’ for 2019 Family of the Year
Field campaign exposes students to data and decisions research at the interface of engineering and biology
Fralin Fellow studies what happens to juveniles sentenced to adult prisons
All the world’s indeed a stage in the School of Performing Arts’ production of ‘As You Like It’
Former president of MIT to discuss ‘next technology revolution’ at community lecture in Roanoke
Dwight Viehland reappointed Jack E. Cowling Professor of Engineering
Crime alert: Sexual assault reported
Virginia Tech transitioning to new travel and expense management system
Virginia Tech celebrates 50 years of graduate education in the National Capital Region
Virginia Tech researchers join global effort to develop a new vector control strategy to prevent malaria
Satellite built by Virginia Tech undergraduates ready for launch into space
Rural Virginia Initiative seeks solutions to Virginia’s growing urban-rural divide
Mental Health Task Force report highlights services, opportunities to support students at Virginia Tech
Virginia Cooperative Extension to host the 2019 Low-stress Cattle Handling Clinic in May
All Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s Class of 2019 members give to class gift
Musical theatre legends visit Blacksburg for special production
Media Advisory: Building the Tech-Talent Pipeline to Boost Economic Development in Northern Virginia
Israel election - foreign policy expert available to discuss political implications in the Middle East
Wing Ng appointed Alumni Distinguished Professor
Administration and Operations launches strategic review
Finance alumni seek to boost interest in banking studies and careers
JUMP campaign to exhibit Reconstruction-era history
Music fills the Blacksburg campus for Virginia Tech Music Day
WVTF Public Radio/RADIO IQ wins eight Associated Press awards
“The culmination of everything.” Game of Thrones expert available to discuss the final season
Hokie Focus marks historic milestone with 9,000 in attendance
JUMP campaign seeks to restore rare Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets uniform
Hackathon tests students' analytical, creative-thinking, and problem-solving skills
Tournament-tested coaching veteran Mike Young named Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper visits Virginia Tech
Photos: Denim Day at Virginia Tech
Department of Geosciences' Michael Hochella honored with emeritus status by Board of Visitors
Madelynn Todd, Ryan King to represent students on Board of Visitors
A. Roger Ekirch honored as University Distinguished Professor
VTTI secures grant from the Road to Zero Coalition to expand truck safety outreach program
Researchers develop method to improve 3D-printed prosthetics by integrating electronic sensors
Virginia Tech leaders hold first Blacksburg town hall on Innovation Campus
Hundreds of STEM high school students to compete at Virginia Science and Engineering Fair
Alumni chapters expand Big Event to their own communities
In memoriam: William H. Mason, professor emeritus of aerospace and ocean engineering
Chemistry’s Daniel Crawford honored as University Distinguished Professor
Office of Sustainability Internship Program earns accolades at the state level
Mobile Autism Clinic wins innovation award from Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Thomas Fox honored with emeritus status
Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut and Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet blend classical, spiritual, and jazz sounds
Whittemore Hall lighting upgrades to deliver significant environmental benefits, cost savings
Virginia Tech’s Romesh Batra honored as University Distinguished Professor
Report shows progress, guides next steps for LGBTQ+ campus climate
Buzz Williams made positive impact on Virginia Tech
Board of Visitors updated on Innovation Campus progress
Best-selling author Sebastian Junger to speak at Virginia Tech on April 11
Testing the water: Virginia Tech team launches system to predict water conditions
Community relations liaison joins Innovation Campus team
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors sets tuition and fees, advances new Ph.D. program in neuroscience
Board of Visitors bestows highest faculty recognition on four Virginia Tech scholars
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors votes to freeze tuition for resident undergraduate students in 2019-20
Mark your calendar: Staff Appreciation Day is May 22
Experience the energy, virtuosity, and individuality of the Australian Chamber Orchestra
Liza Morris appointed assistant vice president for planning and university architect
Alumna encourages others to re-experience Virginia Tech during Denim Day Do Over
Prize-winning journalist Jodi Kantor to take part in Women’s Center's 25th anniversary celebration
Virginia Tech researchers find novel insights into soil biodiversity, Earth’s global engine
Virginia Tech researchers decipher and codify the universal language of honey bees
Mekhi Lewis wins Tech wrestling’s first national championship