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How Tech Ticks: Matter of Scale
Virginia Tech Magazine, Winter 2011-12
March 15, 2012
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to hold annual Leadership ConferenceMarch 15, 2012
March 13, 2012
Astrophysicist Evalyn Gates to present public lecture on dark matter and dark energyMarch 13, 2012
March 8, 2012
Five named Multicultural FellowsMarch 8, 2012
February 28, 2012
Spring graduate and university commencement ceremonies to be broadcast live on Virginia Tech homepageFebruary 27, 2012
Study targets middle schoolers who have excessive worry and who are tough to manageFebruary 22, 2012
The flourish of discovery: In Latham Hall, philanthropy helps research take rootFebruary 21, 2012
Nobel laureate to speak on the mysteries of the flow of timeFebruary 16, 2012
Biochemist receives prestigious international awardFebruary 15, 2012
Researchers study parenting behaviors of stressed-out birdsFebruary 8, 2012
New technology allows scientists to watch cancer cells in action at unprecedented resolutionFebruary 7, 2012
Gifted students from Saudi Arabia study science in BlacksburgFebruary 7, 2012
Museum of Geosciences receives gift to support STEMFebruary 3, 2012
January 25, 2012
January 24, 2012
Research building certified Gold by U.S. Green Building CouncilJanuary 20, 2012
Nancy L. Ross named head of Department of GeosciencesJanuary 19, 2012
January 18, 2012
Virginia Tech's Upward Bound director retires after 30 yearsJanuary 10, 2012
New residential community bridges science, engineering programsJanuary 9, 2012
Translational medicine turns Virginia Tech's innovations in the life sciences into clinical solutionsDecember 16, 2011
December 14, 2011
Undergraduate student Kevin Izadpanah receives Gallagher Koster Health Careers ScholarshipDecember 13, 2011
December 5, 2011
Mild cognitive impairment distresses health of caregiverDecember 2, 2011
Graduate students receive William Preston Society Thesis awardsDecember 2, 2011
November 30, 2011
Pritchard Academic Resource Center brings tutoring, advising into residence hallsNovember 29, 2011
November 23, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at University of Virginia gameNovember 23, 2011
Spring commencement, convocation schedule revamped; University Commencement ceremony to begin at noon on Friday starting in 2012November 16, 2011
November 15, 2011
Virginia Tech's door opened and they cameNovember 15, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at North Carolina gameNovember 14, 2011
Frank Beamer to spread Hokie Fever 'fandemic' campus-wideNovember 11, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus named Georgia Tech game Hokie HeroNovember 11, 2011
Crystals, collaborations, and globes -- new ways to teach and learnNovember 4, 2011
November 3, 2011
November 2, 2011
Renowned origami artist to demonstrate connection between art and scienceNovember 1, 2011
Researchers track brain's dopamine release, its effect on decision-makingNovember 1, 2011
October 31, 2011
Photos: In the physics labOctober 31, 2011
Virginia Tech crowns 2011 Homecoming King and QueenOctober 31, 2011
Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute expands, adds new programs and staffOctober 27, 2011
October 25, 2011
U.S. Army awards $1.5 million to Arlington Center for sleep researchOctober 25, 2011
In memoriam: Joseph Ba Ngo, junior in the College of Science and member of the Virginia Tech Corps of CadetsOctober 24, 2011
October 24, 2011
Virginia Tech's Student Government Association works to bring positive change to campusOctober 21, 2011
Bed bug insecticide resistance mechanisms identifiedOctober 20, 2011
October 13, 2011
Visiting scholar is pioneer of targeted drug deliveryOctober 11, 2011
Virginia Tech announces national addiction registryOctober 6, 2011
University Distinguished Professor Thomas Ollendick awarded honorary doctorate from Stockholm UniversityOctober 6, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at Miami gameOctober 5, 2011
October 3, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus named Clemson game Hokie HeroOctober 3, 2011
Faster than the speed of light? Guest physicist presents international neutrino researchSeptember 30, 2011
September 26, 2011
Helping students with disabilities continue to achieveSeptember 26, 2011
September 22, 2011
Discovery of new ways to kill malaria mosquitoes a race against resistanceSeptember 21, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at Marshall gameSeptember 21, 2011
Virginia Tech Museum of Geosciences adds OmniGlobeSeptember 16, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at Arkansas State gameSeptember 14, 2011
September 5, 2011
LISA offers free statistical collaboration serviceSeptember 2, 2011
CandyFactory app rapidly growing in popularity September 1, 2011
New Science Magazine focuses on STEM initiatives in the College of ScienceAugust 26, 2011
August 23, 2011
Statistician Yili Hong named DuPont Young ProfessorAugust 22, 2011
Virginia Tech plays important role in new international neutrino experimentAugust 19, 2011
In memoriam: Arnys Clifton 'Cliff' Lilly Jr., dedicated alumnusAugust 18, 2011
Cocaine addicts prefer money in hand to snowy futureAugust 12, 2011
Three Virginia Tech researchers partner with University of Kent faculty membersAugust 11, 2011
August 5, 2011
New molecule tested as a delivery vehicle to image, kill brain tumorsAugust 4, 2011
Virginia Tech student awarded National Institutes of Health fellowship to study diabetes and obesityAugust 1, 2011
University assigns new physical addresses to all campus buildingsJuly 28, 2011
Virginia Tech research magazine reports on hate speech, visualizing goals, harvesting energy from vibrationsJuly 27, 2011
Technology Secretary Jim Duffey welcomes scientists gathered in National Capital Region to explore Virginia Tech's research capabilitiesJuly 15, 2011
American Psychological Association selects Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professor as Distinguished Scientist LecturerJuly 14, 2011
Photos: SCALE-UP Classroom (July Spotlight on Innovation)July 11, 2011
Researchers closer to understanding cell-division gatekeeper enzymeJuly 6, 2011
June 29, 2011
Virginia Tech Research Center — Arlington opens to expand capability for scientific inquiry, extend university footprint in National Capital RegionJune 29, 2011
Chemist wins award for new approach to pressure-sensitive adhesive productionJune 28, 2011
David G.I. Kingston appointed to National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative MedicineJune 27, 2011
New insights on an old material will enable design of better polymer batteries, water purificationJune 22, 2011
Bruce Turner honored with emeritus statusJune 10, 2011
Board of visitors approves 2011 faculty promotions, tenure, continued appointmentsJune 8, 2011
Expertise provides buffer against bias in making judgmentsJune 7, 2011
Undergraduate man and woman of the year announcedJune 1, 2011
Researchers model genome copying-collating steps during cell divisionMay 25, 2011
Student mathematics team wins top honors in international competitionMay 20, 2011
Michael Friedlander named senior dean for research at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineMay 13, 2011
Chemist Timothy Long named Mark Scholar by American Chemical SocietyMay 12, 2011
Virginia Tech's refugee resettlement project wins Governor's Volunteerism awardMay 12, 2011
May 11, 2011
New project aims to fuse top-down and bottom-up approaches in systems biologyMay 11, 2011
Doctoral student Rebecca French awarded Congressional FellowshipMay 9, 2011
Philip Prince named Outstanding Doctoral Student in College of ScienceMay 5, 2011
Grand opening offers tours of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research InstituteMay 3, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute director named president-elect of the Society for Experimental Biology and MedicineMay 3, 2011
Michael Painter named Outstanding Master's Student in College of ScienceMay 2, 2011
Virginia Tech partners with NVIDIA Foundation to 'Compute the Cure' for CancerApril 29, 2011
April 27, 2011
Richard Walker receives 2011 Alumni Award for Excellence in TeachingApril 25, 2011
April 25, 2011
Judy S. Riffle receives 2011 Alumni Award for Excellence in ResearchApril 22, 2011
Functional MRI shows how mindfulness meditation changes decision-making processApril 21, 2011
Physicist Beate Schmittmann named Outstanding RefereeApril 20, 2011
Jack Evans receives 2011 Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic AdvisingApril 20, 2011
Student executive leaders selected for fourth annual Hokie CampApril 20, 2011
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade to be held April 30April 18, 2011
Dong-Yun Kim receives grant for Patient-Centered Medical Home pilot studyApril 15, 2011
University Honors student Charles Baker named Goldwater ScholarApril 14, 2011
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipientApril 12, 2011
World-renowned science educator and speaker puts everyday 'spin' on physicsApril 11, 2011
Statistics professor Geoffrey Vining awarded Shewhart MedalApril 11 2011
Deputy director of Fermilab to speak on frontier physics, cosmologyApril 5, 2011
Brain scientists offer medical educators tips on the neurobiology of learningMarch 31, 2011
March 24, 2011
Virginia Tech's Womanspace to host Take Back the Night Rally March 31March 21, 2011
Graduate students participate in annual research forumMarch 18, 2011
Blind physicist Aziza Baccouche to give motivational talk tomorrowMarch 16, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professor presents on neuroscience and the lawMarch 4, 2011
March Madness: Statisticians quantify entry biasesMarch 1, 2011
Participants needed for Virginia Tech research project: Resist DiabetesMarch 1, 2011
Biologist John Tyson awarded prize for mathematical biologyFebruary 28, 2011
Productive university, industry research partnership recognizedFebruary 21, 2011
In memoriam: Amanda Lee Montgomery, senior in the College of ScienceFebruary 18, 2011
Oldest fossils of large seaweeds, possible animals tell story about oxygen in an ancient oceanFebruary 17, 2011
Biological Sciences recognized as 'most engaged department' of 2011February 11, 2011
Mathematics teachers learn to inspire students by encouraging pattern huntingFebruary 11, 2011
Timothy Long named associate dean in College of ScienceFebruary 10, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute faculty member receives National Institute of Mental Health awardFebruary 3, 2011
Virginia Tech student celebrates striking success of ‘re-cycled’ bike tripsFebruary 2, 2011
Leading researcher to head new Center for Substance Abuse at Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteJanuary 28, 2011
January 25, 2011
Birds of a feather eat together (sometimes)
Virginia Tech Research Magazine, Winter 2011
January 25, 2011
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute researcher receives young investigator grant for mental health researchJanuary 14, 2011
World-renowned child development researchers join Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteJanuary 12, 2011
In memoriam: Charles Parry, emeritus professor of mathematicsJanuary 10, 2011
Peter Macedo named director of Distance Learning and Summer Sessions at Virginia TechJanuary 7, 2011
Tech freshman answers a call from abroad, a call from within
Roanoke Times
January 2, 2011
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at the Orange BowlDecember 22, 2010
Researchers discover how natural drug fights inflammationDecember 21, 2010
Science magazine features sustainability in the CaribbeanDecember 20, 2010
Kids' Tech University returns to campus with spring semester programDecember 3, 2010
Loss of biodiversity can increase disease transmissionDecember 3, 2010
Research institute director named to advisory board of the Children’s National Medical CenterDecember 1, 2010
Physicist is first woman to receive Beams Medal from regional section of American Physical SocietyNovember 23, 2010
Geoscientist awarded international honorary degreeNovember 22, 2010
The inner workings of Virginia Tech:  Physics and football
Virginia Tech Magazine, Fall 2010, Vol. 33 No. 1
November 18, 2010
Alfred 'Jimmy' Ritter honored with emeritus statusNovember 17, 2010
Powerful scanners for brain research to be delivered at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute in RoanokeNovember 11, 2010
Plagiarism sleuths tackle full-text biomedical articlesNovember 8, 2010
Five selected as 2010-11 ACC Undergraduate Research ScholarsNovember 5, 2010
Online Management System Helps Organize Academic Lab InventoriesNovember 5, 2010
Michael Williams honored with emeritus statusOctober 28, 2010
Techulon licenses technology that integrates diagnostics with therapeuticsOctober 26, 2010
Robert Beichner joins university as American Council of Education Fellow and visiting professor of physicsOctober 21, 2010
Marion Reynolds honored with emeritus statusOctober 20, 2010
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at Duke gameOctober 20, 2010
Charles Parry honored with emeritus statusOctober 19, 2010
Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute, Fralin Life Science Institute to host Mark Davis as visiting scholarOctober 19, 2010
Developing more scientists, engineers is goal of $17 million U.S. Army grant to Virginia TechOctober 12, 2010
Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science names Robert Moore interim associate director of researchOctober 6, 2010
New cancer therapy appears promising in pre-clinical trailsOctober 5, 2010
Violence-prevention summit at Virginia Tech tackles bullying, gender-based violence, moreOctober 5, 2010
Structural biologist from Harvard joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteOctober 4, 2010
Aris Spanos reappointed Wilson E. Schmidt Professor of EconomicsOctober 4, 2010
Have a blast during Earth Science WeekOctober 4, 2010
Janet Sanders named assistant dean in College of ScienceOctober 1, 2010
Webster Santos appointed Blackwood Junior Faculty Fellow of Life SciencesOctober 1, 2010
Yuriko and Michael Renardy reappointed Class of 1950 ProfessorsSeptember 29, 2010
Leo Piilonen appointed William E. Hassinger, Jr. Senior Faculty Fellow in PhysicsSeptember 24, 2010
College of Science alumnus exits 'Jeopardy!' with third-highest total winningsSeptember 23, 2010
Patricia Dove appointed C.P. “Sally” Miles Professor of ScienceSeptember 22, 2010
Polymer-based alternative energy, sustainability, industrial innovation headline conferenceSeptember 22, 2010
Harry Dorn appointed Dr. A.C. Lilly, Jr., Faculty Fellow in NanoscienceSeptember 21, 2010
Leading neuroscientist to lead human brain imaging research program at Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteSeptember 20, 2010
Life Science Forum showcases regional research, new companiesSeptember 20, 2010
Brenda Winkel to lead biological sciencesSeptember 17, 2010
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute presents visiting scholar seminar seriesSeptember 16, 2010
Judy Riffle named American Chemical Society FellowSeptember 16, 2010
College of Science alumnus sets new record on 'Jeopardy!'September 16, 2010
James Tanko named chemistry chairSeptember 10, 2010
Virginia Tech research funded by recovery act approaches $35 millionSeptember 2, 2010
Virginia Tech partner in 'Energy Innovation Hub' to pioneer energy-efficient building designsAugust 31, 2010
Physics launches first Virginia Tech signature experienceAugust 27, 2010
An officer and a psychologistAugust 26, 2010
University lands National Science Foundation award for HokieSpeedAugust 19, 2010
Program to train researchers at the intersection of engineering, biologyAugust 2, 2010
Scientists discover how deadly fungal microbes enter host cellsJuly 28, 2010
Research to focus on children with obsessive-compulsive disorderJuly 26, 2010
University receives $1.4 million science education award from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support innovate undergraduate science educationJuly 19, 2010
Professor Reinhard Laubenbacher testifies at congressional hearing on 21st century biologyJuly 14, 2010
Biologist awarded Human Frontier Science Program grantJuly 13, 2010
Physics, chemistry professors awarded Certificates of Teaching Excellence in Virginia Tech’s College of ScienceJune 30, 2010
Djavad Salehi-Isfahani receives College of Science Outreach AwardJune 29, 2010
Chemist honored with Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar AwardJune 28, 2010
Robert Wheeler honored with emeritus statusJune 25, 2010
College of Science Magazine explores genetic medicine, cancer therapiesJune 24, 2010
Robert Snider honored with emeritus statusJune 23, 2010
James Shockley honored with emeritus statusJune 23, 2010
Joseph Slawny honored with emeritus statusJune 23, 2010
Geoscientist awarded Fulbright to study in FranceJune 22, 2010
J. Donald Rimstidt honored with emeritus statusJune 22, 2010
J. Frederick Read honored with emeritus statusJune 21, 2010
Chemistry's Judy Riffle recognized for diversity contributionsJune 18, 2010
Tetsuro Mizutani honored with emeritus statusJune 18, 2010
Amoz Kats honored with emeritus statusJune 16, 2010
William Greenberg honored with emeritus statusJune 16, 2010
Donald Cherry honored with emeritus statusJune 14, 2010
Marvin Blecher honored with emeritus statusJune 11, 2010
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine announces charter classJune 9, 2010
Virginia Tech undergraduates join Virginia United iGEM team for national synthetic biology competitionJune 1, 2010
Hokies on the Hill internship program propels students to pursue careers in public serviceMay 27, 2010
Biological sciences student awarded Fulbright to study tuberculosis in AfricaMay 24, 2010
Mathematician wins international awardMay 14, 2010
Patricia G. Amateis receives 2010 William E. Wine AwardMay 13, 2010
Jacob Waller receives 2010 President's Award for ExcellenceMay 12, 2010

Biologist Carla Finkielstein receives Minority Scholar Award

May 10, 2010
Barbara K. Bekken receives 2010 Diggs Teaching Scholar Award, Alumni Award for Excellence in TeachingMay 10, 2010
Timothy E. Long receives 2010 Alumni Award for Excellence in ResearchMay 7, 2010
Shuhai Xiao receives 2010 Alumni Award for Excellence in ResearchMay 7, 2010
Virginia Tech names Jack W. Finney associate provost for faculty affairsMay 6, 2010
John Welsh named Outstanding Master's Student in Virginia Tech's College of ScienceMay 5, 2010
University announces 2010 Undergraduate Man, Woman of the YearMay 5, 2010
University polymer scientists elected fellows of the American Chemical SocietyMay 4, 2010
Five programs receive research instrumentation awards from defense agenciesApril 30, 2010
Virginia Tech professor tests physics strategy as solution for antibiotic resistanceApril 27, 2010
Guggenheim fellowship supports research on ancient life, climate by Virginia Tech scientistApril 26, 2010
Judith Wubah named director of pre-health advising at Career Services at Virginia TechApril 23, 2010
Pre-health advising program at Virginia Tech expands services; moves offices
April 23, 2010
College of Science undergraduate honors student Brittany Gianetti awarded Goldwater ScholarshipApril 20, 2010
Wildlife veterinarian named Virginia Tech College of Science Outstanding Doctoral StudentApril 16, 2010
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipientApril 15, 2010
Sigma Xi, Office for Research support student research projectsApril 9, 2010
LISA Short courses in statistics
Campus Notice
April 8, 2010
Undergraduate student Caleb Fleming wins Scripps Howard collegiate reporting prizeApril 1, 2010
Royce Zia honored with emeritus statusMarch 31, 2010
George Simmons honored with emeritus statusMarch 30, 2010
James Holub honored with emeritus statusMarch 26, 2010
Edward Green honored with emeritus statusMarch 25, 2010
Virginia Tech provides critical expertise for Center for Cancer Systems BiologyMarch 22, 2010
Geochemist elected Fellow in international societyMarch 18, 2010
CAREER Launchers
Virginia Tech Magazine, Winter 2010
March 15, 2010
In Memoriam: John M. Perry, Virginia Tech Provost EmeritusMarch 4, 2010
Eight undergraduates named 2010 ACC Undergraduate Research ScholarsMarch 4, 2010
In memoriam: Jacquelyn E. Bruhn, a first-year student in the College of ScienceMarch 2, 1010
Five undergraduate students to participate in Capitol Hill internship programFebruary 12, 2010
Physicist awarded Early Career Research Award to study neutrinosFebruary 9, 2010
Chemist elected international FellowFebruary 8, 2010
Geoscientist named Virginia's 2010 Outstanding ScientistFebruary 1, 2010
Theralase Technologies uses Virginia Tech research to successfully destroy breast cancer cellsJanuary 25, 2010
Geophysicist selected for prestigious international programJanuary 21, 2010
Researchers developing nanoscale optical fibers to detect bioterrorist agentsJanuary 12, 2010
Study shows serious emotional disturbances among children after KatrinaJanuary 7, 2010
Deployed Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumni named Chick-fil-a Bowl game Hokie HeroesJanuary 4, 2010
Crystallographer selected to receive Dana MedalDecember 22, 2009
Chemist wins international awardDecember 21, 2009
Physicist selected for prestigious international programDecember 18, 2009
Chemist Edward Valeev awarded top National Science Foundation grant for early stage researchDecember 17, 2009
Physicist Giti Khodaparast awarded top National Science Foundation grant for early stage researchDecember 16, 2009
Biologist Carla Finkielstein awarded $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant for early stage researchDecember 15, 2009
Study shows link between working memory and reactive parentingDecember 14, 2009
Graduate students win William Preston Society thesis awardsDecember 7, 2009
Department of Chemistry, Earth Sustainability project recognized with Exemplary Department AwardDecember 4, 2009
Google vice president known as 'Father of the Internet' to speak at Virginia TechDecember 2, 2009
Control of blood clotting by platelets described; provides medical promiseNovember 24, 2009
Pathogen protection and virulence: Dark side of fungal membrane protein revealedNovember 17, 2009
Economics student, Collegiate Times reporter named college reporter of the yearNovember 17, 2009
College of Science Magazine explores intersection of science, business, and lawNovember 12, 2009
F.M. Anne McNabb honored with emeritus statusNovember 11, 2009
November 5, 2009
College of Science alumnus receives highest North Carolina civilian honorNovember 5, 2009
Governor's Conference for STEM Education set for Nov. 15-16 in RoanokeNovember 4, 2009
Professors learn about higher education needs in Iraq during visitOctober 26, 2009
University building to be named for T. Marshall Hahn Jr.October 16, 2009
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus Timothy Dillera named Hokie HeroOctober 12, 2009
Novel polymer delivers genetic medicine, allows trackingOctober 9, 2009
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumni Tim Fong, Mike Martinez named Hokie HeroesOctober 5, 2009
Nobel Prize-winning economist to speak on Oct. 3October 2, 2009
Six graduate students named 2009 Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Doctoral ScholarsOctober 1, 2009
Life Science Forum showcases regional research, new companiesSeptember 29, 2009
College of Science graduate student awarded National Institutes of Health fellowship to study disease ecologySeptember 28, 2009
Economics student, Collegiate Times reporter gains national recognitionSeptember 24, 2009
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus Christopher Horsfall named Hokie HeroSeptember 14, 2009
Researchers evaluate resistance training for diabetes preventionSeptember 9, 2009
More than Just a Bug Bite: One Student’s Itch to Help Fight Malaria
Undergraduate Research at Virginia Tech, Fall 2007, Office of the Vice President for Research
September 7, 2009
Researchers secure National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers program to develop enhanced smart materials based on biological studies of fishSeptember 1, 2009
Board of Visitors examine plans for several future building projectsAugust 31, 2009
Geobiologists propose that the earliest complex organisms fed by absorbing ocean buffetAugust 31, 2009
Virginia Tech research funded by Recovery Act exceeds $20 million, and growingAugust 27, 2009
Scientists develop math model that accurately mimics cell division in carbon-cycling bacteriumAugust 26, 2009
August 25, 2009
VT-STEM helps inspire the next generation of scientists, engineersAugust 25, 2009
Fralin Life Science Institute summer fellows research topics like infectious diseaseAugust 24, 2009
Algebra adds value to mathematical biology educationAugust 11, 2009
Five faculty members named American Chemical Society FellowsAugust 10, 2009
University awarded scholarship program to support non-traditional graduate programsAugust 3, 2009
Research projects provide hands-on learning for undergraduate students
Spotlight on Achievement
August 3, 2009
Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenesJuly 7, 2009
Behavioral scientist receives international honorJuly 7, 2009
Chemistry student awards prestigious Fulbright scholarship to study environmental impact of aerosolsJuly 1, 2009
Six new Virginia Tech Carilion research projects address infectious disease, develop medical technologyJune 29, 2009
Anne McNabb honored with College of Science Diversity AwardJune 9, 2009
Robin M. Andrews honored with emeritus statusJune 5, 2009
Robin Panneton named university's SACS coordinator effective July 1May 28, 2009
Excellent student research rewarded with travel supportMay 26, 2009
Alumnus Joseph DeSimone receives alumni achievement awardMay 14, 2009
Alumni Distinguished Service Awards announced for 2009May 13, 2009
National Science Foundation awards fellowship to graduate student in College of ScienceMay 5, 2009
University names Chemistry-Physics Building for former university president T. Marshall Hahn Jr.April 27, 2009
Child Study Center offers help for parents whose children are hard to manageApril 27, 2009
Graduate student awarded National Science Foundation fellowshipApril 23, 2009
Engineering, education, psychology, and public affairs rank high on U.S. News and World Report surveyApril 23, 2009
College of Science, School of Education students named 2009 graduate man and woman of the yearApril 22, 2009
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipientApril 21, 2009
T.S. (Roger) Chang receives 2009 Sporn Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Engineering SubjectsApril 20, 2009
Chris Thomas receives 2009 President's Award for ExcellenceApril 20, 2009
John H. Simonetti receives 2009 William E. Wine AwardApril 20, 2009
Ann Stevens receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in TeachingApril 20, 2009
Office of Research funds five students selected by Sigma XiApril 17, 2009
National Institutes of Health funds development of resistance-breaking insecticides to reduce malaria transmissionApril 13, 2009
Board of Visitors names 2009-10 student representativesApril 10, 2009
Undergraduate student awarded prestigious Goldwater ScholarshipApril 9, 2009
College of Science recognizes two faculty members for Excellence in TeachingApril 8, 2009
In Memoriam: I. J. Good, University Distinguished Professor and pioneer of modern statisticsApril 6, 2009
David G.I. Kingston is featured speaker at Blacksburg Cafe Scientifique eventApril 3, 2009
Polymer materials conference features medical, energy, nanoscale applicationsMarch 25, 2009
National Medal for Technology and Innovation recipient to speak on campusMarch 23, 2009
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets plan for annual march to complete freshmen training yearMarch 23, 2009
Structural Biology Symposium to focus on cures and drug developmentMarch 18, 2009
Virginia Tech Carilion launches five new research projectsMarch 5, 2009
Chemistry professor wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award for analysis of advanced fuel cell polymersMarch 2, 2009
Chemistry professor awarded prestigious Sloan grantFebruary 19, 2009
AstraZeneca licenses novel antidepressant compounds discovered by Mayo Clinic, Virginia Tech collaborationFebruary 9, 2009
Jeannine Eddleton receives W.E. Wine for Excellence in TeachingDecember 29, 2008
Jill C. Sible receives Alumni Award for Excellence in TeachingDecember 29, 2008
Connie Lowe receives Provost Award for Excellence in AdvisingDecember 29, 2008
Research team reports how, when life on earth became so bigDecember 23, 2008
Daniel A. Wubah named vice president and dean for undergraduate educationDecember 16, 2008
Claudia Brodkin receives College of Science Diversity AwardDecember 3, 2008
Glacial erosion changes internal mountain structure, responses to plate tectonicsDecember 1, 2008
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus Eric Keith named Hokie HeroNovember 24, 2008
Guy J. Indebetouw honored with emeritus statusNovember 14, 2008
Asim Esen honored with emeritus statusNovember 14, 2008
Jack A. Cranford honored with emeritus statusNovember 14, 2008
Joe R. Cowles honored with emeritus statusNovember 14, 2008
Chemist to donate potential pharmaceutical royalties to developing countryNovember 14, 2008
Materials medicine advances human health, offers business opportunitiesNovember 13, 2008
2008 Outstanding Performance in a Lab Award winners announcedNovember 11, 2008
Bare bones of crystal growth: Biomolecules enhance metal contents in calciteNovember 10, 2008
Geoscientist solves living mystery, works to help environmentNovember 5, 2008
Recent Nobel Prize in Physics has Virginia Tech connectionsNovember 4, 2008
Renowned biomedical research scientist joins university as professor and fellowOctober 1, 2008
Key protein molecule linked to diverse human chronic inflammatory diseasesSeptember 25, 2008
Virginia Tech part of $14 million National Science Foundation nanotechnology grantSeptember 18, 2008
Carbon molecule with a charge could be tomorrow's semiconductorSeptember 12, 2008
Psychology professor named to national sub-committee on community health in disastersSeptember 1, 2008
Robin Panneton awarded FulbrightAugust 19, 2008
College of Science names new associate deanAugust 14, 2008
New insight to demineralization: Scientists demonstrate amorphous silica dissolves by pathway similar to crystalsJuly 8, 2008
A. Krishna Sinha honored with emeritus statusJuly 3, 2008
John Dillard honored with emeritus statusJuly 3, 2008
Board of Visitors approves first-ever promotion of instructorsJune 27, 2008
Researchers witness assembly of molecules critical to protein functionJune 17, 2008
Researchers suggest road to better health just a mouse click awayMay 28, 2008
Ten graduate students named 2008 ICTAS Doctoral ScholarsMay 22, 2008
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute graduate assistant awarded prestigious scholarship from College of ScienceMay 8, 2008
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipientApril 30, 2008
Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships awarded to three Virginia Tech studentsApril 30, 2008
Geoscientist named international fellowApril 28, 2008
University Honors program students honored as 2008 undergraduate man and woman of the year
(both majoring in the College of Science)
April 21, 2008
Faculty members honored with annual students' choice awardsApril 9, 2008
Clarence Wayne Patty honored with emeritus statusApril 4, 2008
Duncan M. Porter honored with emeritus statusApril 4, 2008
Chemists awarded international innovation grantApril 2, 2008
Mercury's shifting, rolling pastMarch 28, 2008
Nanoscience will change the way we think about the worldMarch 21, 2008
Students, faculty, and staff devote a day of giving back to the communityMarch 20, 2008
Physicist to discuss science, media, and the paranormal universeMarch 18, 2008
Physicists and engineers search for new dimensionMarch 17, 2008
Undergraduate researchers to present at third annual Meeting of the Minds conferenceMarch 17, 2008
Virginia Tech Stream Team contributes to national studyMarch 13, 2008
Geoscientist in College of Science awarded international medalMarch 10, 2008
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Mayo Clinic investigate link between fungal proteins, innate immunity, and asthmaMarch 3, 2008
Two oxygenation events in ancient oceans sparked spread of complex lifeFebruary 28, 2008
Unique Martian formation reproduced, reveals brief bursts of waterFebruary 21, 2008
USA Today honors Virginia Tech's Christine George as an All-USA College Academic First Team member  February 14, 2008
Biologists use computers to study bacterial cell divisionJanuary 28, 2008
Ground-breaking research connects cognition and emotion developmentJanuary 7, 2008
Virginia Tech researchers headline ICTAS Spring Seminar SeriesJanuary 7, 2008
Paleontologists say two explosive evolutionary events shaped early history of multicellular lifeJanuary 4, 2008
ICTAS offers seminar seriesJanuary 2, 2008
Research yields promising results in computational quantum chemical methods for drug developmentJanuary 2, 2008
National Science Foundation Fellow aims to decipher how animals form complex skeletal structuresDecember 11, 2007
Between water and rock: A new science calls into question water analysis results, bioremediation impactsDecember 5, 2007
E. Scott Geller, Michael F. Hochella to deliver keynote addresses at 2007 Fall Commencement ceremoniesDecember 4, 2007
Tree named in honor of Virginia Tech chemist David G.I. KingstonNovember 30, 2007
Virginia Tech launches corporate partners program in biological sciencesNovember 27, 2007
University researcher says wildfires, posttraumatic stress disorder relatedNovember 26, 2007
Hochella receives top honor in American Association for the Advancement of ScienceNovember 19, 2007
Geophysics researchers increase computing resourcesOctober 24, 2007
College of Science researchers suggest road to better health just a mouse click awayOctober 8, 2007
First female private space explorer to speak at Virginia TechSeptember 28, 2007
Virginia Tech study reveals predation-evolution linkSeptember 11, 2007
College of Science names new associate deanSeptember 07, 2007
George William Claus honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
Thomas A. Jenssen honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
Stephen E. Scheckler honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
Robert S. Schulman honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
J. Arthur Snoke honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
James K. Washenberger honored with emeritus statusSeptember 07, 2007
College of Science's Kingston, McGrath take home top chemical society awardsSeptember 5, 2007
Researchers detect low-energy neutrinos and probe energy production in the center of the sunSeptember 3, 2007
Radio diary follows geochemist as he tracks the movement of heavy metalsAugust 24, 2007
Researchers explain how food packaging that provides visibility can reduce shelf lifeAugust 22, 2007
Reliable, fast simulations of complex events is goal of Virginia Tech mathematician's NSF Career awardAugust 7, 2007
Future scientists present their research at Steppin' Out August 3July 26, 2007
Virginia Tech among eight schools working to increase underrepresented students pursuing science and engineeringJune 28, 2007
Michael Hochella appointed University Distinguished ProfessorJune 27, 2007
Larry Taylor honored with emeritus statusJune 22, 2007
Biological sciences professor recognized for diversity contributionsJune 18, 2007
ICTAS announces thrust on nano-biomaterialsJune 14, 2007
Three College of Science faculty members win teaching awardsJune 13, 2007
Sinnott awarded Goldwater ScholarshipMay 17, 2007
Lecture to explore the space-time continuumMay 16, 2007
Senior awarded National Science Foundation fellowshipMay 11, 2007
Four universities collaborate to synthesize new materials, nanoscale devicesMay 1 , 2007
Mefford, Artis named 2007 Graduate Man and Woman of the YearApril 25, 2007
Two honored as 2007 Undergraduate Man and Woman of the YearApril 24, 2007
MiniBooNE Experiment Named one of Top Ten Stories in Physics for 2007April 18, 2007
Virginia Tech scientists help clarify the mystery of sterile neutrinosApril 13, 2007
Virginia Tech announces the College of Science Outstanding Senior AwardApril 13, 2007
Favorite Faculty nominees to be honored at receptionApril 9, 2007
Soy-based product explored as non-toxic substitute for important but toxic reactive compoundMarch 28, 2007
Bacterial response to oxidation studied as toxin barometerMarch 27, 2007
Thomas Ward honored with emeritus statusMarch 27, 2007
Symposium focuses on helping children embrace scienceMarch 13, 2007
Two student leaders coordinate statewide residence life conferenceMarch 9, 2007
Partnership with Montgomery Schools trains teachers in water quality management exercisesMarch 8, 2007
Undergraduate bioengineers to participate in international competitionMarch 2, 2007
Indian oil executives to attend energy, business programsFebruary 19, 2007
Artists invited to exhibit art for consideration in new buildingFebruary 7, 2007
System X supercomputer provides super tool for simulation of cell divisionFebruary 5, 2007
Who laid the first egg? An updateJanuary 24, 2007
Teachers share their passion for undergraduate instructionJanuary 11, 2007
U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research awards physics professorJanuary 11, 2007
Geoscientist named Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of ScienceJanuary 5, 2007
Physicist named Fellow in the American Physical SocietyJanuary 5, 2007
To walk with the animals, talk with the animals (Research Magazine)January, 2007
Key facts related to joint medical schoolJanuary 3, 2007
Virginia Tech, Carilion will create joint medical school in RoanokeJanuary 3, 2007
Scientists uncover speedometer for crystal growth controlled by biomolecule propertiesDecember 13, 2006
Tearing down the fungal cell wallDecember 6, 2006
Professor's work offers children, families hope after tragic eventsNovember 6 , 2006
Stephens named chair of psychology departmentNovember 3 , 2006
Ancestor of modern trees preserves record of ancient climate changeNovember 2 , 2006
Virginia Tech to become demonstration site for world-class scientific equipmentOctober 27 , 2006
Was there water on Mars long enough for the origination of life?October 19 , 2006
Schmittmann to lead physics departmentOctober 18 , 2006
Possible evidence of cell division, differentiation found in oldest known embryo fossilsOctober 12 , 2006
College of Science presents discussion about file sharing, constitutional rights, and the lawSeptember 22 , 2006
What's next for gene therapy? Virginia Tech plastics researchers design polymer macromolecules as gene transfer agentsSeptember 13 , 2006
Virginia Tech researchers report that particle size matters to bacteria ability to immobilize heavy metalsSeptember 13 , 2006
Fuel cell membrane materials offer solution for removing salt from waterSeptember 13 , 2006
Virginia Tech chemists create new polymers by adding DNA base pairsSeptember 12 , 2006
Focus on functional materials development shortchanges opportunities for discoverySeptember 11 , 2006
Nobel Laureate keynotes conference on nanomedicine, geriatric care, brain injurySeptember 11 , 2006
Latest fuel cell material advance overcomes low humidity conductivity problemSeptember 10 , 2006
Trauma expert warns Katrina victims' degree of optimism one year later could changeSeptember 5 , 2006
2006 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
Harry Dorn, Chemistry
August 29 , 2006
2006 Diggs Teaching Scholar Award
Jill Sible, Biological Sciences
August 29 , 2006
2006 President's Award for Excellence
Elizabeth Waterman, Biological Sciences
August 29 , 2006
R. Dean Riess honored with emeritus statusAugust 29 , 2006
Virginia Tech researchers demonstrate that light guides flight of migratory birdsAugust 11 , 2006
Rare stinky plant ready to bloom in biological sciences greenhouseJuly 27, 2006
Virginia Tech student selected to meet Nobel LaureatesJune 23, 2006
Neal Castagnoli honored with emeritus statusJune 13, 2006
Daniel Farkas honored with emeritus statusJune 13, 2006
Jimmy Viers honored with emeritus statusJune 13, 2006
College of Science faculty member bestowed national appointmentJune 12, 2006
Students earn fellowships for environmental researchJune 5, 2006
Jackson to head alumni relations for College of ScienceMay 19, 2006
Virginia Tech, University of Richmond Law School announce joint degree programMay 11 , 2006
Fact Sheet: Virginia Tech / University of Richmond joint B.S./J.D. degree programMay 11 , 2006
Shelby McDonald named 2006 Woman of the YearMay 3 , 2006
Silent auction to benefit local autism servicesApril 18, 2006
Student from College of Science wins Goldwater ScholarshipApril 17, 2006
College of Science announces Outstanding Graduating Senior award recipientApril 14, 2006
Clinical psychology Ph.D. program ranked seventh in nation in research productivityApril 6, 2006
Faculty member from College of Science advises White HouseApril 5, 2006
Two faculty members from the College of Science awarded NSF CAREER grantsMarch 31, 2006
Helen Crawford honored with emeritus status
March 31, 2006
George W. Crofts honored with emeritus status
March 31, 2006
Richard Zallen honored with emeritus status
March 31, 2006
Studies reveal reaction pathways for ozone on organic surfacesMarch 30, 2006
Graduate chemistry student creates material to study tissue growthMarch 26, 2006
Researchers study light activated anticancer drug targeted to DNA using cisplatin like sub-unitsMarch 26, 2006
Finney named associate dean of Virginia Tech's College of ScienceMarch 17, 2006
Lay Nam Chang reappointed dean of the College of ScienceMarch 8 , 2006
Corporate donor renews chemistry department postdoctoral fellowship fundFebruary 20, 2006
Geller to discuss lessons from 35-year career as behavioral scientistFebruary 16, 2006
Biologist from College of Science wins Lifetime Achievement in Science Award
January 26, 2006
Scientists develop process for creating biocompatible fibers
January 24, 2006
Researcher reports more evidence that lightning strike coincides with West Virginia mine explosionJanuary 6, 2006
Virginia Tech Breaks Ground on $36M Life Sciences Research BuildingNovember 28 , 2005
Yuriko and Michael Renardy reappointed to Class of 1950 ProfessorshipsNovember 16, 2005
Focus on distinguished faculty continues this fall
November 9, 2005
College of Science lecture to explore how the sun shinesNovember 8, 2005
Geobiologist in the College of Science wins prestigious Schuchert AwardNovember 7 , 2005
Virginia Tech researchers create nanoparticle as diagnostic, therapeutic agent; VCU researchers target brain tumor cellsOctober 19, 2005
Geoscientists resolve inconsistent data on crystal growth, dissolutionOctober 18, 2005
Virginia Tech geoscientists follow arsenic from chicken feed to streambedsOctober 10, 2005
Virginia Tech biologists use new protocol tracks how land use influences the way streams workOctober 10, 2005
Geologists use biotools to understand geosystems; goal is to control toxin mobilityOctober 9, 2005
Virginia Tech researchers find tiny bubbles a storehouse of knowledgeOctober 9, 2005
Agud receives 2005 University Sporn Award for Teaching Introductory SubjectsSeptember 30, 2005
Foti wins Alumni Award for Excellence in TeachingSeptember 30, 2005
Kohler receives 2005 Alumni Award for Teaching ExcellenceSeptember 30, 2005
Hochella receives Virginia Tech's Alumni Award for Research ExcellenceSeptember 30, 2005
Gary Long receives Virginia Tech's 2005 W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in TeachingSeptember 30, 2005
Virginia Tech radio telescope will search sky for astronomical explosions
September 20, 2005
Chemistry Department Ranks Among Top 30September 8, 2005
Science experiments will go forward at Kimballton mineJuly 28, 2005
Researchers discover half-billion-year-old fossilsJuly 13, 2005
Virginia Tech to work on reducing danger of malaria
July 5, 2005
Virginia Tech partners in discovery of quark interactionJuly 1, 2005

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