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Muni Muniappan wins award for work in tropical agriculture

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 23:00
div pFor his work in developing countries, Rangaswamy Muni Muniappan has will be honored today by the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development with its 2014 award for scientific excellence./p /div

Winter session experience courses take students beyond Blacksburg

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 23:00
pWinter Session begins Dec. 27. Students may enroll in winter experience courses which gives participants the opportunity to travel domestically or internationally while taking winter session courses./p

Cadet selected to travel with football team to highlight the colors at Pittsburgh game

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
pCadet Josiah Jeffers was selected to travel with the football team to Pittsburgh based on his outstanding performance during New Cadet Week training./p

Governor's Award nominee Steve Buchner known for his service to others

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
pAs the union operations coordinator for a rel=nofollow target=_blank href=http://www.studentcenters.vt.edu/Student Centers and Activities/a, Steve Buchner is responsible for managing the daily operations of one of the university's largest service facilities/p

Michael Flessner appointed assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
pMichael Flessner's research program focuses on solving weed management challenges currently facing the commonwealth, with an emphasis placed on sustainable and economic solutions./p

Researchers discover potential early-detection biomarker for 'bubble boy' disorder

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
div pMany people recognize the bubble boy as an unusual character from a Seinfeld episode or a John Travolta movie. Virginia Tech researchers have discovered a potential biomarker to detect the presence of severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID./p /div

Trevor T. Stewart joins School of Education faculty

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
div pTrevor T. Stewart's research interests include the influences of educational policy and testing on English teachers’ instructional practices and the intersection between language and culture. He will teach English education methods./p /div

University Libraries Open Access Week features lecture by Center for Open Science co-founder

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
pIn support of International Open Access Week, several campus events will be held to highlight the growing movement towards public access to research and scholarship./p

‘Experience Virginia Tech: Learn, Explore, Engage’ to celebrate all that we are

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
pThe event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center and is free and open to the community. A community pizza party will follow at noon on Dietrick Lawn./p