Due to inclement weather, the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center will open at 10 a.m.
Virginia Tech professor Linsey Marr is studying how the disease is transmitted through the air, in hopes that her results will lead to new strategies to fight the flu.
Lane Hall, built in 1888, originally served as barracks for the Corps of Cadets. It housed 130 students until it was converted into academic offices in 1967.
A new vice president for research at Virginia Tech is expected to be named this summer. Until then, Fralin Life Science Institute Director Dennis Dean will serve as interim vice president.
The Academy of Faculty Services recognizes a faculty member's exceptional service to the university beyond their usual responsibility. Instructional, research, administrative, and professional faculty members are eligible for inclusion.
Virginia Tech doctoral student Jacob Grohs won a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Grohs, who teaches in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, was one of 10 nominees selected.
Recreational Sports and Student Centers and Activities provide students with countless opportunities to stay active during the cold winter months in Blacksburg. Intramural sports, fitness classes, BreakZONE, and Venture Out are highlighted as the semester begins.
The many personal and collaborative achievements listed illustrate commitment to scholarship, outreach, and research among members of the university community, placing Virginia Tech among the top research universities in the world.
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Zhi Sheng, assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, develops new therapies for an incurable brain cancer.
Lori Berry, senior executive secretary for the Office of Educational Research and Outreach, is considered a source of endless expertise and advice by her colleagues.