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    • R. Dean Riess honored with emeritus status 

      Doss, Catherine (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-08-29)
      R. Dean Riess of Blacksburg, Va., professor of mathematics in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, was conferred with the title,"professor emeritus" by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors during the board's quarterly ...
    • Radio diary follows geochemist as he tracks the movement of heavy metals 

      Trulove, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-08-24)
      This summer, people worldwide have been able to join Virginia Tech Geochemist Michael Hochella as he traced heavy metals in the headwaters of Montana's Clark Fork River to learn how nanoparticles speed the movement of ...
    • Rainbow Riders Child Care Center in Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center now open 

      Owczarski, Mark (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-08-20)
      Rainbow Riders Child Care Center held its opening celebration on Monday, Aug. 17 at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center.
    • Rakesh K. Kapania named Norris and Laura Mitchell Professor of Aerospace Engineering 

      Crumbley, Liz (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-04-08)
      Rakesh K. Kapania, a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, was appointed the Norris and Laura Mitchell Professor of Aerospace Engineering by the ...
    • Ramsey Clark to give peace talk at Virginia Tech 

      Brunais, Andrea (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-10-14)

      Ramsey Clark, former U.S. attorney general and prominent figure on the modern international stage, will give his perspectives on peace in a speech at Virginia Tech on Oct. 28. The speech is free and open to the public.

    • Randall Murch appointed to National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity 

      Micale, Barbara L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-10-16)
      Randall Murch, associate director, Research Program Development, was recently appointed to the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) and to the oversight committee for Division of Earth and Life Sciences ...
    • Randall Murch contributes to report that cites problems, offers ways to strengthen forensic science in the United States 

      Micale, Barbara L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-03-06)
      Randall Murch, associate director Research Program Development, Virginia Tech National Capital Region, was among the authors of a recently released National Research Council report, Strengthening Forensic Science in ...
    • Ranga Pitchumani named John R. Jones III Fellow 

      Mackay, Steven D. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-11-24)
      Ranga Pitchumani, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Connecticut, has been named a John R. Jones III Fellow in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech recently by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
    • Rare corpse plant has bloomed in campus greenhouse 

      Doss, Catherine (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-08-04)
      One of Virginia Tech's two rare Amorphophallus titanum, or "corpse plants" has bloomed in the university's biological sciences greenhouse.
    • Rare stinky plant ready to bloom in campus greenhouse 

      Doss, Catherine (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-07-27)
      Cover your nose, and come see one of Virginia Tech's two rare Amorphophallus titanum, or "corpse plants" that is ready to bloom and emit its intensely ...
    • Ray Martin Honored As Distinguished Alumnus Of Virginia Tech's College Of Engineering 

      Nystrom, Lynn A. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-05-15)
      Ray E. Martin of Ashland, was chosen by Virginia Tech's College of Engineering to be its Distinguished Alumnus for 2003.
    • Ray Van Dyke named director of academic assessment 

      Owczarski, Mark (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-07-07)
      Ray Van Dyke has been named director of academic assessment at Virginia Tech. The announcement was made by Terry Wildman, assistant provost for faculty development and assessment.
    • Raymond Geor named Paul Mellon Distinguished Professor of Agriculture 

      Greiner, Lori A. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-10-25)
      Raymond J. Geor of Middleburg, Va., Virginia Tech professor of animal and poultry sciences, has been appointed to the Paul Mellon Distinguished Chair of Agriculture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The ...
    • Raymond H. Plaut honored with emeritus status 

      Mackay, Steven D. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-11-14)
      Raymond H. Plaut of Blacksburg, the D.H. Pletta Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, was conferred the "professor emeritus" title by the Virginia Tech Board of ...
    • Raymond Nebel honored with emeritus status 

      Greiner, Lori A. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-11-07)
      Raymond L. Nebel of Blacksburg, Va., professor of dairy science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, was conferred with the title,"professor emeritus" by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors ...
    • Real Patch Adams to speak April 2 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-03-22)
      Hunter "Patch" Adams, the subject of the 1998 movie "Patch Adams," starring Robin Williams, will speak at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the Virginia Tech Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium. A reception ...
    • Rebecca K. Splan recognized for teaching excellence in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

      Greiner, Lori A. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-07-13)
      Rebecca K. Splan, of Catawba, Va., was awarded the 2009 Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech.
    • Rec Sports celebrate International Week with fitness class 

      Kropff, Catherine L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-04-10)
      Virginia Tech's Recreational Sports will hold the fifth annual Fitness Around The World class, presented by Subway, Sayre Promotional Products and participating sponsor Hawthorn Suites.
    • Recent Nobel Prize in Physics has Virginia Tech connections 

      Doss, Catherine (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-11-04)
      Physics professors in Virginia Tech's College of Science played a supporting role in the research that led to the recently announced 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics.
    • Recession no damper on Americans' vacation travel plans 

      Ho, Sookhan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-06-29)
      The recession is apparently not deflecting consumers' vacation travel plans this year, according to findings from a national study conducted recently by a research team led by Nancy McGehee, associate professor of hospitality ...