From the Dean's Perspective
Article Item'Chubby' makes his parade debut , article
Blacksburg’s Fourth of July parade welcomed a new entrant this year — a 10-foot-long bluehead chub dubbed “Chubby.”
Article ItemAdvances in microscopy benefit research , article
Researchers have explored and established a video microscopy technique that digitally acquires and stitches up to 50 microscopic images into a single large-scale image of a wood and adhesive bondline.
Article ItemCollege opens new student advising center , article
The new model for recruiting and advising students, which utilizes the knowledge and skills of professional advisers and career counselors, is one that more and more American colleges are following.
Article ItemCollege ranked No. 1 by USA Today! , article
USA Today College recently ranked Virginia Tech as the nation’s best for studying natural resources and conservation.
Article ItemGeography department partners on new weather model , article
A new player in weather simulation and forecasting is about to take the stage, as meteorology faculty and students in the Department of Geography work with Virginia Tech’s Advanced Research Computing group.
Article ItemGlobal sustainability center forms external advisory group , article
The college’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability in the National Capital Region has formed the 2050 Council — a 14-member external advisory group comprised of business, nonprofit, and public sector executives.
Article ItemAksha raises funds for Nepal earthquake relief , article
Sanam Aksha, president Virginia Tech’s Nepalese Student Association, led a fundraising drive that raised $5,000 for relief efforts.
Article ItemFlevarakis selected as student research ambassador , article
Alexandra Flevarakis of Fairfax, Virginia, a junior majoring in wildlife conservation, is among a new set of student ambassadors selected by Virginia Tech’s Office of Undergraduate Research for the 2015-16 academic year.
Article ItemGeography students earn USGIF scholarships , article
Geography majors Travis Stevens-White of Laramie, Wyoming, and Matthew Vaughan of Louisville, Kentucky, each received a $5,000 scholarship from the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.
Article ItemMeng earns American Chemical Society award , article
In drug-delivery research, finding a pharmaceutically active molecule is only half the battle: the drug must also be able to safely reach its target. Xiangtao Meng has developed a new technique to make that easier.
Article ItemRecent grad served as VT Rescue Squad chief , article
Forestry major Stephen Bennett was one of the thousands who graduated from Virginia Tech in May. Like everyone else, he worked hard to earn his degree. Unlike everyone else, Bennett saves lives in his free time.
Article ItemStudent starts grief support group , article
Connie Henshaw established a Virginia Tech student chapter of Actively Moving Forward, a national organization dedicated to offering student-led support to those suffering the loss or illness of a loved one.
Article ItemAlumni Awards for Excellence , article
Two college faculty members were recognized with 2015 excellence awards presented by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.
Article ItemMcMullin to lead American Fisheries Society , article
Associate Professor Steve McMullin has been elected second vice president of the American Fisheries Society, the first step in a path that will lead to his serving as president in 2017-18.
Article ItemGagnon receives Virginia agribusiness award , article
Jennifer Gagnon received the 2015 Land-Grant University Award from the Virginia Agribusiness Council at the Virginia Forestry Summit in April.
Article ItemPromotions and tenure , article
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has granted several college faculty promotions and approvals for tenure.
Article ItemWorrell earns regional SAF award , article
Bill Worrell, Extension agent for Virginia’s Southwest District, received the Appalachian Society of American Foresters’ Volunteer Service Award.
Article ItemMcGee receives award for GeoTEd work , article
Professor John McGee received the 2015 Distinguished Geospatial Education Partner Award from the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence.
Article ItemFounder of America's best natural resources program honored with the John F. Hosner Legacy Fund , article
How did John Hosner establish the foundation that today puts college at the top and commands a worldwide reputation of excellence?
General ItemAdditional alumni news
We love hearing about all the great things going on with our alumni — awards, promotions, retirements, etc. Regrettably, we don’t have enough space in the newsmagazine to print them all. You can now catch up with former classmates and fellow Hokies online.