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Meagan Todd, majoring in Systems Biology, participated in a highly competitive Summer Research Experience at the University of Tennessee, where her team focused on modeling networking and opioid addiction.

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Paleontologists identify small fossils as that of oldest frog relative found in North America

A team of paleontologists led by Virginia Tech’s Michelle Stocker and Sterling Nesbitt of the Department of Geosciences have identified fossil fragments of what are thought to be the oldest known frogs in North America.

artist rendition of triassic frog with phytosaur

Four College of Science faculty members recently won National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Joseph Uyeda of the Department of Biological Sciences, D. Sarah Stamps of the Department of Geosciences, Shengfeng Cheng of the Department of Physics, and Sterling Nesbitt, also of Geosciences  .

4 NSF awardees from left to right, Josef, Sarah, Shengfeng, Sterling, each photo in its own rectangle with angled corners