Seleem, whose research has been dedicated to bacteriology, bacterial pathogenesis, and antimicrobial drug discovery, will lead the veterinary college's efforts in building infectious disease research capacity and will contribute to Virginia Tech's long-term research goals.
Housed in the Center for One Health Research on the Virginia Tech campus, the decontamination system is helping to stretch supplies for the region's health systems, such as Carilion Clinic, the Roanoke-based nonprofit that comprises hundreds of clinics, hospitals, and specialist offices throughout Southwest Virginia.
“Music can serve as an essential catalyst in connecting people and have a profound impact on our well-being. This is particularly true during these trying times,” said Ivica Ico Bukvic, a School of Performing Arts professor of composition and multimedia.
During the virtual town hall, President Tim Sands was joined by Dwayne Pinkney, senior vice president and chief business officer, and Bryan Garey, vice president for human resources, to discuss employee issues and answer questions.
Nancy McGehee, department head of the Howard Feiertag Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, recently sat down with Pamplin College of Business Dean Robert Sumichrast to discuss the pandemic’s impact on the hospitality and tourism management industry and how it is beginning to recover.
Luxbacher, the C.T. Holland Professor of Mining and Minerals Engineering, joined the department as an assistant professor in 2008 after working in professional positions in both the mining industry and academia.
Faculty members and students will research connections between the Juneteenth holiday and contemporary struggles against institutional racism, the exposure of structural inequality, and support for vulnerable populations.
A board-certified diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) and a member of the Virginia Tech community since 1982, Scarratt provided veterinary support for research projects that helped advance the understanding of infectious diseases affecting food animals.
Balogh, associate professor of small animal clinical sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, conducts research that focuses on uterine inertia and male reproductive function in dogs.