Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Carl Prather honored with emeritus status

BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 -The title of emeritus may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the board of visitors by Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands. Nominated individuals ... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Potential biomarker to detect SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency) -- ScienceDaily

A genetic disease called SCID, short for severe combined immunodeficiency, forces patients to breathe filtered air and avoid human contact because their bodies' natural defenses are too weak to fight germs.Although it affects fewer than 2,000 new births ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

A look back at the Morgan Harrington case

Forensic evidence in Graham investigation may shed light on Tech student case by | Sep 30 2014 | 2 hours agoVirginia State Police released a statement Monday confirming a forensic link between second-year College student Hannah Graham’s recent disappearance ... [Published UV Cavalier Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Harrington murder: 'This person might be involved'

(CNN) -- It was the picture of Jesse Matthew that made the father of slain Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington do a double-take. It was uncanny how much the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham resembled the ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 5 reports

Suspect in missing UVA student case, linked to two other cases

The man charged in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may be linked to two others cases, including a murder.Investigators believe Jesse Matthew was the last person with Hannah Graham, who disappeared on September 13th.He ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

HPC to Transform Materials Design

Shengfeng Cheng, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Virginia Tech, has developed a new high-performance computing system, called IMAGINE, with the sole purpose of developing new kinds of materials.IMAGINE, which stands for Innovative ... [Published HPC Wire - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Ion, Polymer, Timothy Long
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

New Fossil Tells History Of Epic Ancient Predator Battle

IFL ScienceA 3D printed replica (blue) and teeth from ancient crocodile relatives found to have preyed on other huge predatorsA buried tooth has rewritten our thinking about how the apex predators of the Triassic interacted. Modern clashes between crocodiles ... [Published Business Insider - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Water Environment Research Foundation Recognizes Virginia Tech Professor with Award for Cutting-Edge Research

On Tuesday September 30, The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) awarded Virginia Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Amy J. Pruden, Ph.D. with the prestigious Paul L. Busch Award . The award was presented at WEFTEC in New Orleans, ... [Published MoneyShow.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 4 reports

Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

Video:The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided police with a forensic link to the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman in Virginia. (Sept. 29)Photos:FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 32 reports

How many deviants lurk among us?

Morgan Harrington: Abducted and killed five years ago(Photo supplied by the Virginia State Police)With the current suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham now “forensically tied” to the disappearance and murder of ... [Published Blue Ridge Muse - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Awarded $1.7 Million to Study Social Networking as Addiction Recovery Tool

Researchers will study how social media interactions could foster support for people recovering from alcohol, opiate, or stimulant addictions. ... [Published Infrosoft - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Virginia Tech Police Department to hold Community Day Sunday, Oct. 5

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 – Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, as well as the general public are invited to learn more about the university’s award winning police department on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.About 250 people are ... [Published Virginia Tech - Sep 30 2014]

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...the inclusion of gender identity and gender expression in our non-discrimination statement," said Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G McNamee. "I was impressed by the openness of the discussions and the opportunity to learn about the issues affecting transgendered members of our community. I am proud that our evolving commitment to inclusion is now reflected in our policies and in our Principles of Community ."
...we knew we were on the way to a successful public event," said Jim Rollings , executive director for the Science Museum of Western Virginia . "No one else generates excitement like NASA , and the work done at NASA Langley deserves as much public exposure as we can get."
...trees onto their land in ways that can meet both production and conservation objectives," said Katie Trozzo, agroforestry Extension associate. "We have talks and interactive sessions planned to include details of establishment, market opportunities for agroforestry products, and challenges and success stories from current agroforesters."
"If Morgan's out there and hears us, please come home" he said in Oct. 2010. "And if someone has Morgan, please let her go."

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