University leaders today announced the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute has a new direction and a new name — the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech.
Scientists have reported measurements of dopamine release with unprecedented temporal precision in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease. The findings may have widespread implications not just for Parkinson's disease, but for other neurological and psychiatric disorders as well, including depression and addiction.
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital's small animal services recently earned accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association after a rigorous review of its practice protocols, medical equipment, facility, and client service.
The fall 2015 edition also uncovers the history of campus cemeteries; follows pyrotechnic experts who coordinate fireworks during Hokie football games; and talks to CNBC journalist and 1993 Tech alumnus Brian Sullivan.
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.
The Atlantic | The high-stakes race to rid the world of human drivers
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American Farm Publications | Va. Tech food services farm teaches students more than crop production
The Associated Press | Police to distribute bracelets to people doing good things
Chronicle of Higher Education | A Virginia Tech survivor puts a face on the gun-violence prevention movement
Amanda Stewart, an assistant professor of food science and technology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, adds research sparkle to fine beverage making.
Nadine Sinno, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is recognized for developing and teaching proficiency-based Arabic courses and helping establish an Arabic minor.