Starting today, Hokie Nation will gain approximately 6,400 new undergraduate students. These new students include approximately 5,400 freshmen and 1,000 transfer students.
Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have found new brain cancer markers in microsatellite regions of the human genome -- often referred to as "junk DNA" -- that may yield easier, faster, and cheaper diagnostics for brain cancer.
Students at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine now have access to a teaching and learning space where they can perfect their clinical skills before performing them on live animals.
An open parking space whenever the driver needs it, pinpointed in advance -- is the idea good enough to win a competition against students from around the world?
Matthew Mayotte previously served as director of Student-Athlete Services at Troy University in Alabama. Student Athlete Academic Support Services at Virginia Tech supports more than 500 student-athletes on 22 teams each year in addition to student athletic trainers and spirit squads.
First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe helped launch the statewide campaign known as "Eat Smart, Move More" in Richmond Aug. 15.
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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Xin Luo, an assistant professor of immunology with the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, explores the immune system and its response to disease.
Eric Margiotta, operations manager for Student Centers and Activities, inspires his colleagues with his positive attitude and dedication to his craft.