The new ranking is designed as a guide to prospective international students seeking to evaluate U.S. universities.
The new vice dean will work closely with other senior leaders to oversee the school’s daily operations.
The field of neuroscience was still in its infancy when Michael Friedlander and his colleagues brainstormed a new experimental approach to examine how temperature change affects the entirety of a living organism.
The research found that beliefs can regulate the effects of nicotine on the human brain. The discovery could lead to new ways to treat addiction.
More than 80 percent of graduates either have a job or will continue their education, the highest level since 2007-08. Of those with jobs, graduates reported a median salary of $53,000.
As the university's new framework for inclusion and diversity efforts develops, the six employees appointed as inclusion coordinators will inform, support, and promote the efforts around InclusiveVT.
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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Elizabeth C. Fine, a professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, does research that teaches us about the human experience.
Vickie Martin, fiscal technician for the School of Education, helped the school raise $15 million in external funds during the last 40 years.