Tens of thousands of horses in the United States, including many in Virginia and Maryland, are unwanted. Some of them are healthy, genetically superior horses that are too expensive or difficult to manage for their owners, while others are victims of illness, disability, or indiscriminate breeding.
The Vocal Arts and Music Festival returns to the Virginia Tech campus on June 6-22 for three weeks of performances and master classes featuring opera legends, up-and-coming opera stars, and a cadre of talented musicians from across the globe.
As the world recognizes the United Nations-declared International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22, a Virginia Tech program organizes a July conference in Indonesia to explore how biodiversity and integrated pest management are partners for a sustainable future.
Sanjay Raman will be responsible for planning and executing region-wide initiatives to enhance the university's research, education, and outreach missions. This new position supports the goal outlined in the National Capital Region Strategic Plan to develop programs in research and innovation that will link all Virginia Tech campuses to the nation and to the world.
The 30,000-square-foot building on Virginia Tech's campus opened last fall and now serves as the main entrance to the veterinary college. It is the seventh building at Virginia Tech to receive LEED certification.
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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Dwight Bigler, director of choral activities at Virginia Tech and an assistant professor music in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, enhances the cultural life of the university through teaching, professional service, artistic performance, and creativity.
Andrew McCoy, associate professor of building construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, promotes better learning outcomes for students by integrating his professional experience into instructional approaches.