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Thursday, April 17, 2014



University Honors and Awards

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.

Browse the lists of awards and recipients.


Faculty Scholar of the Week

    Rebecca Wattam

Rebecca Wattam, a senior bioscientist and computational biologist at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, uses comparative genomics to help scientists find ways to fight bad bacteria.

Staff Employee of the Week

    Marie Teany

Marie Teany, housekeeping supervisor for Facility Services, restored order in Derring Hall following a recent chaotic period of renovation and construction.

Teacher of the Week

    Nicolin Girmes-Grieco

Nicolin Girmes-Grieco, instructor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is an effective educator who focuses on engaging, innovative, versatile, challenging, and multi-directional instruction in large classroom settings.