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Architecture students create field of dreams for Clifton Forge Little League

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pBuilding on the successful work of the Virginia Tech design/buildLAB’s 2014 field house pavilion, this year’s class is taking on the second and final phase of the sports complex project, creating two baseball fields, a press box, and dugouts./p

Benjamin Jantzen wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech Assistant Professor Benjamin C. Jantzen will study how to enable machines to carry out scientific research on their own./p

New technology provides superior ability to rapidly detect volatile organic compounds

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech electrical engineering faculty member Professor Masoud Agah has developed new technology that will improve the speed and accuracy of detecting dangerous compounds./p

Rebecca Grogan receives 2015 College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior Award

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pShe will receive a bachelor’s degree in visual communication design during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Veterinary college graduate students showcase their research, win awards at Virginia Tech

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pA record 68 graduate students participated in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s 26th annual Research Symposium./p

Virginia Tech announces Earth Week 2015 events

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pEarth Week 2015 will be celebrated with several events on and off campus April 19-24./p

William H. Tranter honored with emeritus status

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pA member of the Virginia Tech community since 1997, Tranter is credited as a pioneer in the field of communications and simulation./p

In memoriam: Haydn Michael Woodall, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:38
pHis family will receive friends in a celebration of his life from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at Bennett’s Funeral Home in Glen Allen, Virginia./p

Arbor Day Celebration and Shred-A-Thon

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 03:00
Arbor Day Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. – noon, rain or shine, starting at the Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Tree Nursery, 615 Patrick Henry Dr. This is a great opportunity for scout, civic, and other service-oriented groups to help Blacksburg Parks and Recreation reach its goal of...

Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body’s muscle processes food, researchers find

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pA recent Virginia Tech study found that eating fatty foods for even a small amount of time can have adverse health affects./p

Janice Tawney named associate director of development for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
In her new role, Janice Tawney is responsible for raising major gifts and building relationships with prospects and donors.

Kamal Rojiani honored with emeritus status

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pRojiani served as the founding director of the College of Engineering’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Laboratory and was instrumental in bringing computing skills to civil and environmental engineering students./p

Research journal showcases student talent in College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pThe 2015 edition of Philologia, the undergraduate research journal of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is the first to include a non-English essay and a paper from a student outside Virginia Tech./p

Timothy Duffy receives 2015 Pamplin College of Business Outstanding Senior Award

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pDuffy earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting during the University Commencement ceremony Dec. 29 in Cassell Coliseum./p

Veterinary college's 'Vet School' to feature tours, lessons for community members

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pThe Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is hosting a summer Four-Day Vet School for community members to experience the breadth and sophistication of 21st century veterinary medical education./p

Virginia Tech scientist partners with Ecuadorian researchers to study nose of rare ‘Pinocchio Lizard’

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00
pScientists re-discovered the lizard in 2005 living elusively at the tops of tall trees in the cloud forests of Ecuador — the only place in the world that it is known to exist./p