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Scientists aid in fighting deadly, drug-resistant tuberculosis around the world

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 01:00
pResearchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have recently returned from a trip halfway across the globe in the race to confront drug-resistant tuberculosis./p

2013-14 winter session debuts with broad range of educational experiences

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 01:00
pClose to 1,100 students are pursuing studies in 79 courses offered in the university's inaugural winter session created to help students get ahead, to satisfy a requirement, to explore new areas of interests, or for visiting students to experience Virginia Tech./p

Thomas Hou named Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Fellow

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 01:00
div pThomas Hou is recognized internationally for developing innovative solutions to complex cross-layer optimization problems in wireless networks./p /div

Virginia Tech makes Best of Green Schools list

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech was recognized in the Best Collaboration category for the annual Celebrate Sustainability event that occurs on campus and around Blacksburg each September./p

Event to serve as a resource for those with eyes on a career in health care

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
pThe event, scheduled for Jan. 7, aims to introduce participants to health care careers, provide information admission processes for students, and address the accessibility of a career in health care./p

New England Journal of Medicine study: Virginia Tech researchers find novice teen drivers easily fall into distraction, accidents

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
pTeens may begin their driving habits with great caution, but as months behind the wheel pass and complacency sets in, they begin to multitask -- dialing cell phones, eating, and talking to passengers -- and greatly raise the danger of more crashes and near-crashes than experienced drivers./p

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute embarks on new Fellows program to foster team science

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
div pThe program seeks to strengthen the relationship between College of Science wet lab scientists and the institute's computational resources, further extending the institute’s mission of applying computational and modeling approaches to solve fundamental problems in the biological and biomedical sciences using team science./p /div

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumni named Sun Bowl Hokie Heroes

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 01:00
pMaj. Ted Downs, U.S. Army and Capt. Michael Robertson, U.S. Air Force are both deployed this holiday season./p

Leaders welcome FAA nod to test unmanned aircraft; Virginia Tech positioned to lead new industry

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 01:00
pThe Federal Aviation Administration selected Virginia Tech's proposal for unmanned aircraft testing. The university and its partners will establish a test site to bring the benefits of the new technology to the nation.#160;/p