Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
The pandemic has made us shift much of our activity to alternate ways of teaching, research, and outreach. We have learned a lot about how to deliver quality programs and classes, and how to continue our research and outreach.
Article ItemMarching to a different forecast: Ben Sheppard is The Marching Virginians’ first official weather forecaster , article
The senior meteorology major prepares forecasts for band practices and performances in Blacksburg as well as away games and exhibitions.
Article ItemMultiuniversity partnership receives $23 million NSF grant to accelerate U.S. research on glycomaterials , article
A new research hub will support computer-aided design and modeling of glycomaterials through a virtual user facility that will provide critical tools and services to the scientific community.
Article ItemForestry scientist John Seiler reappointed as Alumni Distinguished Professor , article
Seiler is a "devoted teacher-mentor, an inquisitive and competitive research scholar, and has a zeal for bringing knowledge of trees and forests to the public.”
Article ItemExperiential learning becomes experimental learning in sustainable biomaterials , article
When Audrey Zink-Sharp provided her students with handheld microscopes for remote lab sessions, she found they started making stronger connections to the course material.
Article ItemNew water monitoring station in Blacksburg will provide research experiences for Virginia Tech undergraduates , article
The monitoring station, located on the south-facing slope of Brush Mountain, will provide students with field research experiences close to campus that cannot be replicated in the classroom.
Article ItemHokie hooked on storms: sharing his passion and building a following , article
Geography grad student Peter Forister’s photos and tweets on weather and other natural phenomena have garnered national attention.
Article ItemVirginia Tech researchers study catastrophic disease events in marine mammals , article
As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, people are beginning to understand the ways in which infectious diseases can devastate life. But disease outbreaks are not confined to just humans or to life on land.
Article ItemPreliminary study suggests tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths , article
New research suggests that Bacille Calmette-Guérin, a tuberculosis vaccine routinely given to children in countries with high tuberculosis rates, might play a significant role in mitigating mortality rates from COVID-19.
Article ItemCollaboration with U.S. Air Force helps restore, protect endangered salamander , article
Reticulated flatwoods salamander larvae successfully developed after being placed into two ponds in Florida where the species hadn’t been seen in over a decade.
Article ItemResearch explores the impacts of mobile phones for Maasai women , article
The study examines how mobile phones could potentially support women’s empowerment within the specific contexts of the Maasai’s nomadic life.