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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist selected for honorary society

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:00
pWarren Bickel has dedicated his professional life to carrying out research on how and why people make the choices that lead from addiction to recovery./p

Virginia Tech receives record number of undergraduate applications

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:00
pThe close to 22,500 freshman applications received to date is a 7.4 percent increase over last year's total and the most ever received by the university./p

Virginia Tech to mark 2015 Day of Remembrance

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 01:00
pThe Day of Remembrance and Run in Remembrance will honor those who lost their lives eight years ago./p

Guest pianist joins Roanoke Symphony Orchestra for an evening of romantic and inspiring music

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 01:00
div div div div pThe orchestra's masterworks concert, which features internationally acclaimed pianist Tanya Gabrielian, is #160;Feb. 17./p /div /div /div /div

New Microsoft TV commercial features Computer Science's Wu Feng and his efforts to spur medical discoveries

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 01:00
pMicrosoft is debuting this week a new television commercial featuring Wu Feng, a professor with the Virginia Tech College of Engineering./p

Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G. McNamee announces future plans

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 01:00
pMark G. McNamee, a professor of biochemistry and biological sciences who has served as Virginia Tech's chief academic officer since 2001, will remain with the university and continue to serve as provost until a replacement assumes the role./p

Two receive honorary fellowships from Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 01:00
div pTwo members of the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science have been awarded honorary fellowships to the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology./p /div

Virginia Tech sports fundraising director to retire in July 2015

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 01:00
pOver the course of Lu Merritt's career, the scope of athletic fundraising at Virginia Tech has grown by more than 600 percent./p

Dr. Bess Pierce wins top veterinary honor

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
pThe associate professor at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech earned the 2015 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award./p

Film explores the lifelong friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Gary Cooper

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
pWriter and director John Mulholland will be joined by producer Richard Zampella for a free screening of their documentary Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre. Admission is free./p

Global Challenge registration deadline is this week

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
pVT KnowledgeWorks will host its annual Global Challenge Semifinals on April 8 at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center./p

Suzie Baker named interim director at Cranwell International Center

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
pSuzie Baker replaces Brian Bolton, who has accepted a position with the U.S. State Department as a Foreign Service officer in Ecuador./p

Wine industry workforce center could boost economic development, Virginia Tech study shows

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 01:00
pThe proposed Viticulture and Enology Education Center would be the first of its kind in Virginia. Two similar programs, one in New York and the other in North Carolina, are based at community colleges./p