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    • Upward Bound alum honored 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-05-16)
      Robert Cobb Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., a 1986-89 participant in the Virginia Tech Upward Bound program, was recently named Virginia's TRIO Achiever for 2004. Federal TRIO programs include Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search.
    • Upward Bound program receives $1.8 million federal grant 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-05-30)
      The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education, TRIO Programs, has awarded $1,851,972 grant to the Upward Bound program at Virginia Tech. The funds will cover operations for the next four years, with a ...
    • Upward Bound program to hold fortieth reunion 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-11-13)
      The Virginia Tech Upward Bound Program is looking for all former participants in order to organize a fortieth reunion during the summer or fall of 2007.
    • Upward Bound Receives $1.8 Million Federal Grant 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-06-18)
      The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education, TRIO Programs, just awarded a grant to the Upward Bound program at Virginia Tech for $1.8 million. The funds will cover operations for the next four years, ...
    • Upward Bound to hold 40th anniversary reunion 

      Felker, Susan B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2007-06-05)
      Alumni of the Virginia Tech Upward Bound program are invited to a special reunion Saturday, August 11, to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Upward Bound is looking for former participants and staff, all of whom are invited ...
    • Urban and regional planning graduate student wins Outstanding Commitment Award 

      Chadwick, Heather Riley (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-11-12)
      Sarah Swenson, of Delano, Minn., a Virginia Tech graduate student in urban and regional planning, has received a 2009 Outstanding Commitment Award from Clinton Global Initiative University in partnership with the Pat Tillman ...
    • Urban Challenge team receives $1 million in funding 

      Crumbley, Liz (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2006-10-30)
      "VictorTango," a team of Virginia Tech engineering and geography students, will enter the national Urban Challenge autonomous vehicle competition with solid support--$1 million in funding from the competition's sponsor, ...
    • Urban folk band the Jen Chapin Trio concert headlines weekend of world hunger activism at Virginia Tech 

      Ducote, Heather (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2010-09-21)

      On Thursday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m., hunger activist/singer/songwriter Jen Chapin and her band will headline Virginia Tech's three-day Local Food and Global Hunger: Learning, Sharing, and Serving event with a concert at ...

    • Urban forestry researcher contributes to national report seeking public input on sustainable landscapes 

      Davis, Lynn (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-12-09)
      Public comment is being sought on a new report that offers the most comprehensive set of voluntary, national guidelines ever developed for sustainable landscapes.
    • Urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture projects underway for Roanoke 

      Chadwick, Heather Riley (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-05-05)
      Faculty and students in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech bring expertise and solutions to communities all around the world. Currently, the college is working on six different urban planning, ...
    • USA Today honors Virginia Tech's Christine George as an All-USA College Academic First Team member 

      Williams, Meghan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-02-14)
      Christine George of Manassas, Va., a University Honors program student and senior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has been named among the 20 high-achieving students to the 2008 ...
    • USDA administrator receives Outstanding Alumnus Award from College of Natural Resources 

      Davis, Lynn (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-04-13)
      Ed Knipling, of Clarksville, Md., administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, has received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the College of Natural Resources at Virginia Tech.
    • USDA Chief Science Advisor named Vice President for Research at Virginia Tech 

      Cox, Clara B. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-03-18)
      Bradley W. "Brad" Fenwick, chief science advisor and chief scientist for research, education, and economics in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and professor of infectious disease pathobiology at Kansas State ...
    • Using COACHE to Drive Institutional Change 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. AdvanceVT, 2017)
      The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey asks faculty at colleges and universities nationwide to assess their experiences regarding promotion and tenure, the nature of work, institutional ...
    • Using Data from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education to Monitor Progress in Gender Equity 

      Layne, ME (2017-10-09)
      The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) is a national project focused on improving faculty recruitment, development, and retention. Run out of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the ...
    • Vaccination clinic for Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff planned for Dec. 2 

      Owczarski, Mark (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2009-11-30)
      A vaccination clinic for Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff has been planned for Dec. 2 in McComas Gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
    • Vaught receives 2005 Virginia Tech President's Award for Excellence 

      Harris, Sally L. (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-09-30)
      Bobby Vaught, a housekeeper at Lane Hall for 27 years, received a 2005 President's Award for Excellence.
    • VBI awarded $2.89 million from NIAID 

      Bland, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2004-12-30)
      The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech $2.89 million as part of an $8.74 million contract with Social & Scientific Systems ...
    • VBI Hosts First SBML "Hackathon" 

      Call, Neysa (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2003-06-27)
      Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech will hold the first Systems Biology Markup Language (SBML) "Hackathon" on July 29 and 30. Organized by VBI's Biochemical Networks Modeling Group and sponsored by Sun ...
    • VBI implements customized BioGraphWeaver Enterprise Systems by GraphLogic 

      Bland, Susan (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2005-03-04)
      The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech has recently implemented BioGraphWeaver Turnkey Solutions for customized enterprise process and data management systems from GraphLogic. BioGraphWeaver Turnkey ...