A member of the Department of Psychology since 1975, Clum’s scholarship specialized in clinical science research and his research in the areas of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide were internationally recognized.
The Virginia Tech Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research and their Mobile Autism Clinic will receive national recognition as an “exemplary program” by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
When COVID-19 shook the world at the start of 2020, eventually killing more than 900,000 people worldwide and shuttering economies, the Virginia Tech College of Science took action. The 2020 Virginia Tech College of Science Magazine covers these actions from across every department and program.
After the TECH Together Campaign launched in July, a whopping 76 applications from 20 different colleges and departments were submitted. Of those, 10 finalists and 5 winners have been chosen to implement their creative, innovative, and integrated solutions for the reopening of Virginia Tech campuses this fall.
Students have been key contributors in the ongoing Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment revision process and have had the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainability and invaluable professional development opportunities.
In the face of novel coronavirus pandemic, the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic — headed by Angela Scarpa, a professor in the Department of Psychology — moved all in-person consultations, therapy, and diagnostic assessments to a secure, online format.
Virginia Tech’s university motto, expressing the Hokie service ethic, offers a path forward during the pandemic. Staying home and limiting shopping trips helps to protect service workers and those who are more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.
Responding to a growing body of research and a culturally evolving willingness to acknowledge the need to care for one’s physical and mental health, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a veterinary social work program to support students, pet owners, clinicians, and caregivers.
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
Ollendick is a University Distinguished Professor in clinical psychology with the Department of Psychology and is director of the Virginia Tech Child Study Center. He is the author or co-author of 350-plus research publications, more than 100 book chapters, and 38 books.
The Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery will host a May 21-22 meeting of the Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium to be held at the Hotel Roanoke, with such topics as opioid abuse, addiction, and data science in medicine as topics.