The College of Science Hall of Distinction ceremony honors alumni and friends who have excelled in their professional careers, as well as in their service and philanthropy to civic groups and the university itself.
"The collection focuses on converting academic research in the area of hospitality sales to quick, easy-to-read summaries for busy industry professionals," said hospitality and tourism management department head Nancy Gard McGehee.
Fox retired from the military in 1993 and came to Virginia Tech, where he served as the deputy commandant of the corps’ 1st Battalion from 1993 to 2001. After his retirement from the university, he remained a fixture within the corps through leadership advice and mentorship to hundreds of cadets.
Cedar Point Elementary School is one of the first schools in Virginia to get its own version of the Thinkabit Lab. More and more labs like Cedar Point’s have popped up all over the Mid-Atlantic, with plans of opening as far as New York.
Virginia Tech researchers and students plan to use the donated motion capture suits to study body motion and injury prevention, thanks to Jamie Marraccini (electrical engineering '93), founder, CEO, and president of Inertial Labs.
Jennifer McQuiston, a deputy director at the CDC, often is on the front lines of infectious disease investigations. She will speak at a summit in Washington, D.C., for the Virginia Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on Oct. 30.
Virginia Tech leaders, scientists, and engineers will gather Oct. 29-30 to focus on challenges in emerging infections and preparedness for the 2017 Summit of the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
Last Monday, an international group of scientists announced they had detected a kilonova — the collision of two neutron stars that unleashed a set of gravitational waves into outer space. Among the astronomers is Virginia Tech’s John Simonetti.
Krinos, a junior with a triple major in biological sciences, computer science, and computational modeling and data analytics, has won an Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award. She is the first and only student at Virginia Tech to receive the scholarship.