The director of the Virginia Tech Macromolecules Interfaces Institute will be honored as a Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2015 by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Science Museum of Virginia on Thursday in Richmond.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg.
Twenty years ago, Harry Gleason, then a Virginia Tech student, created a growth plan for the town. Today, graduate students are making key changes to Buchanan's comprehensive plan.
One of Steve Lomaka's most memorable moments over the past three years at Virginia Tech was getting to play basketball with President Timothy D. Sands. "He was really good," Lomaka said.
Virginia Tech was selected to host Boots to Business because of its support to the military community and traditions with the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets.
The Virginia Tech Graduate School honored the university's top doctoral and master's degree students at an awards dinner during Graduate Education Week.
A team of researchers found that golden frogs who were able to survive a deadly fungus had unique bacterial communities on their skin, a finding that could one day help protect the endangered species.
The assistant professor of sociology will study inequalities in college achievement and subsequent career success among women and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
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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Matthew Eatherton, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, works to make people and buildings safe from natural threats.
Vickie Martin, fiscal technician for the School of Education, helped the school raise $15 million in external funds during the last 40 years.