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Plastics to dust -- a dream about to come true

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 00:00
pProfessor Emeritus Wolfgang Glasser is the chief scientific officer of cycleWood Solutions Inc., which produces biodegradable plastic bags./p

The Class of 2014: Cadet leaves positive impact on local community

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 00:00
pMeghan Gilliam will be commissioned as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army after commencement./p

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine graduates first class

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 00:00
pCommencement was a major celebration at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine on May 10. Forty graduates were introduced for the first time as doctors in the history-making event./p

Aircraft redesigned to be powered by electricity in continuing efforts to advance unmanned systems

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
div pThe plane is a research platform for the aerospace engineering department and for the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, a consortium of about 35 government, academic, and industry groups led by Virginia Tech to help further introduce unmanned aircraft into the national airspace./p /div

Chief scientist for NASA Mars Science Laboratory Mission to receive Virginia Tech Graduate Alumni Achievement Award for 2014

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
div pCreated in 2003, the Graduate Alumni Achievement Award honors its recipients for outstanding national or international accomplishments and exemplary contributions to their professions, disciplines, communities, or society at large./p /div

Cranwell International Center to move to Harper Hall

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
pThe relocation of the Cranwell International Center represents the first important step in the development of a vibrant international living and learning community and the planned Virginia Tech Global Village./p

Mark Pierson named director of nuclear engineering program

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
pMark Pierson played a significant role in launching the new nuclear engineering education program. Since its revival in 2007 the program has received approximately $3.4 million in funding support./p

Melissa Williams receives 2014 McComas Staff Leadership Award

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
pMelissa Williams was selected to receive the 2014 McComas Staff Leadership Award for outstanding contributions to the department in terms of leadership provided to staff, students, and faculty./p

The Class of 2014: Undergraduate research put Byron Hayes on a new career track

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
pByron Hayes thought he would go to medical school after his undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech, but his involvement in undergraduate research steered him to pursue a path to find cures in a research laboratory instead./p

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets recognizes cadets at Annual Military Awards Ceremony

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
pMore than 170 awards were presented to cadets recognizing their outstanding efforts this year./p

Football parking available

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 03:00
Looking for that perfect parking spot for the 2014 Virginia Tech Football season? The Blacksburg Museum and Cultural Foundation has a few parking spots available in the Blacksburg Municipal building parking lot for the upcoming season. For more information or to reserve a space, please...

Caught in the crosswalk: Molecular traffic signals keep cells on the right track, researchers say

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pResearchers Silke Hauf and Julia Kamenz are working to uncover why and how checkpoints in the cell cycle aid in proper cellular division./p

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students engage in service-learning projects in Senegal

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pStudents traveled to several locations in Senegal to experience a cultural exchange and engage in agricultural service-learning projects./p

Marc T. DeBonis to lead Collaborative Computing Solutions unit within Information Technology

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pAs director of Collaborative Computing Solutions, Marc T. DeBonis will oversee the integration of Microsoft Windows expertise and system administration to provide Virginia Tech with stable, scalable, and secure systems, services, and solutions./p

The Class of 2014: Education is key for Tamia Spells

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pTamia Spells grew up in a rough area of Washington, D.C., but she was able to overcome the odds. She will be the first in her family, and among the first in her neighborhood, to graduate from college./p

Virginia Tech among the top 'green colleges' for fifth consecutive year

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pThe Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges gave Virginia Tech a green rating score of 98 and highlighted several of the university's sustainability efforts./p

Virginia Tech names Alumni Distinguished Service Award winners for 2014

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
pIndividuals are awarded the Alumni Distinguished Service Award in recognition for their contributions to the university. The awards will be presented at spring commencement./p