Community service is now part of the mission of Senegalese universities, thanks to Virginia Tech's influence.
Works by Associate Professor Bob Hicok and Assistant Professor Matthew Vollmer were selected for the Pushcart Prize, awarded annually since 1976 to honor authors and small publishing houses.
Registration for the conference, which starts Wednesday, is free; however, participants must register online so organizers can record attendance.
Dana Cruikshank will guide the creation and execution of marketing and communication strategies for Continuing and Professional Education and for the many programs and courses that office produces.
A key component of Virginia Tech's growing innovation ecosystem, the collaboration between the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology and the Pamplin College of Business creates a distinct path from student creativity to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Presented by the Center for the Arts on Friday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m., the production features penguins playing musical chairs, a cat trapped in a giant paper bag, orbs running wild through the audience, and a madcap revue of illusion and comedy.
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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Zhi Sheng, assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, develops new therapies for an incurable brain cancer.
Vickie Martin, fiscal technician for the School of Education, is credited with helping the school raise $15 million in external funds during the last 40 years.