- Leading Department of Defense veterinarian joins Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine facultyMcKeeby, Eric (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-22)
Dr. Gary Vroegindewey, former director of the U.S. Department of Defense Veterinary Service Activity and assistant chief in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, has joined the faculty of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Toxicology expert at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine receives prestigious research awardMcKeeby, Eric (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-21)
Marion Ehrich, professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious Pfizer Award for Research Excellence.
- Science magazine features sustainability in the CaribbeanDoss, Catherine (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-20)
The newest issue of the College of Science Magazine explores student opportunities for education and service abroad, including the college's semester on ecology and sustainability in the Dominican Republic.
- University plans sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, Jan. 3-31Shannon, Kelly Baker (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-22)
Virginia Tech has planned its annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration for Jan. 3-31. The events scheduled for the celebration are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
- Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Hokie football team to highlight the colors at the Orange BowlCox, Carrie (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-22)
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets continues to partner with the Virginia Tech Football Team to highlight the colors during the pre-game ceremony at every football game. Three cadets who are members of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Color Guard were selected for this honor at the Orange Bowl.
- Immune system changes linked to inflammatory bowel disease revealedBland, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-21)
Scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have discovered some of the key molecular events in the immune system that contribute to inflammatory bowel disease.
- Researchers discover how natural drug fights inflammationBland, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-21)Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have discovered how abscisic acid, a natural plant hormone with known beneficial properties for the treatment of disease, helps fight inflammation.
- Virginia Tech computer science department honors alumni, celebrates 40th anniversaryMackay, Steven D. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-17)
The computer science department of Virginia Tech, part of the College of Engineering, has honored Greg Lavender as its 2010 Distinguished Alumnus, and presented Nora and Dean Kirstein with its Distinguished Service Award.
- Hokie Nation Network member wins Hokie bowl game prize packageVidmar, Melissa (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-20)
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association and Martin Travel have announced the winner of the Hokie Nation Network Orange Bowl game prize package.
- Weather advisory: Blacksburg offices to close at 3:30 p.m. todayOwczarski, Mark (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-16)
Due to inclement weather conditions, Virginia Tech campus offices in Blacksburg will be closed effective 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. University staff designated "emergency personnel" must report as instructed by their supervisor.
- Recreational Sports celebrates a decade of power with its 10th Annual Bench Press CompetitionKropff, Catherine L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-20)
On Saturday, Feb. 19, Virginia Tech Recreational Sports will host its 10th Annual Bench Press Competition. The competition is open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
- Video: Virginia Tech students unleash creativity to create big plans for the Catawba Sustainability CenterBrunais, Andrea (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-20)
William Morrison of Kensington, Md., a fifth-year architecture student, joins other Virginia Tech students in coming up with ingenious ideas to guide the evolution of the 377-acre Catawba Sustainability Center.
- Rick Sparks receives National Orientation Directors Association awardDeLauder, Rachel (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-17)
Sparks was awarded for his work as co-chair of the ad hoc committee for leadership restructuring for the association's board of directors.
- Genome sequences for two deadly plant pathogens make major contributions to scientific researchBland, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-15)
A scientific paper written by an international team of researchers led by scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech and published in the journal "Science" in 2006 has surpassed 200 citations in the ISI Web of Knowledge.
- Tickets available for Martin Luther King Jr. keynote address by Johnnetta ColeShannon, Kelly Baker (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-15)
Author, educator, and humanitarian Johnnetta Cole will deliver the 6th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. keynote address in Burruss Hall auditorium Jan. 17, 2011. Tickets for the event are free and will be available through Jan. 14.
- Virginia Tech graduate students suggest green ideas for a small communityBrunais, Andrea (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-15)
A group of skilled graduate students from Virginia Tech proposed new green business opportunities for Floyd, a community seeking a vibrant economy.
- Brian M. Kleiner named director of Myers-Lawson School of ConstructionCruikshank, Dana (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-16)
Brian M. Kleiner, of Blacksburg, Va., has been named director of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech.
- Virginia Tech, Carilion team with physician to create digital version of ER pediatric response chartMackay, Steven D. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-16)
A well-known paper-based medical chart used by pediatric emergency personnel across America is undergoing a 21st century boost in an collaborative effort between Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, Roanoke-based Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital and the physician who created the original method some 25 years ago.
- Derek Hyra studies neighborhood revitalization in our nation's capitalMicale, Barbara L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-15)
The revitalization of historic African-American neighborhoods is a central research focus for Derek Hyra, associate professor, Urban Affairs and Planning Program, Virginia Tech National Capital Region.
- Martin Luther King Jr. contest winning posters to be displayed in downtown BlacksburgShannon, Kelly Baker (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-12-14)
Each year as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Virginia Tech area kindergarten through 12th grade students are invited to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest.