Wednesday, June 12, 2019
At the June meeting of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Gregory B. Daniel, interim dean of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, outlined the college’s ongoing efforts, underscoring their alignment with the university’s goals, and discussed forthcoming programs and facilities.
Monday, June 03, 2019
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved these promotions, tenure, and continued appointments at its June 3 meeting.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute neuroscientist awarded NIH grant to study brain cell receptors involved in epilepsy
Sharon Swanger, an assistant professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC’s Center for Neurobiology Research, was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant through the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study glutamate receptor modulation.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Virginia Tech chapter of Quality of Life Plus, a national organization, began as a senior design project but has blossomed into a student organization that regularly takes on “challengers.” The group recently created a device to help an alumna paddle in a canoe.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Poised to receive a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, Majette is the Class of 2019 valedictorian, an achievement that has earned her the Richard B. Talbot Award, named for the college’s founding dean.
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Andrea Oliver named 2019 Outstanding Graduating Student for Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
A "horse girl" growing up, Oliver is a doctor of veterinary medicine candidate and this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Student Award from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. She earned a B.S. in animal and poultry science in 2015 from Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Tuohy was recruited to Virginia Tech to develop a satellite surgery service that will be housed in the Comparative Oncology Research Center, a state-of-the-art clinical and research facility anticipated to open in 2020 as a vital part of the Virginia Tech Carilion Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke, Virginia.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Virginia Tech veterinarians and technicians organize to provide emergency relief shelters for neglected dogs in crisis
On May 10, a group of Virginia Tech veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students, along with four carpenters/contractors and other volunteers, will work together with a goal of constructing up to 100 emergency dog shelters for dogs enduring crisis living conditions in underserved rural counties.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Amber Abbott is one of 15 recipients of the Fralin Undergraduate Research Fellowship, a program created by Dennis Dean, director of the Fralin Life Science Institute, in partnership with the Office of Undergraduate Research.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Universities led by Virginia Tech will unite scientists, a range of health-care and service providers, and communities, including individuals in recovery, to confront the opioid problem, directly in the epicenter of the epidemic.