March 2, 2017:

Graduate student Shadisadat Esmaeili has been selected as an Associate of the Academy for Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence, in recognition of her strong commitment to excellence in teaching and creating affirming learning opportunities in higher education.

February 26, 2018:

Professor Giti Khodaparast has been awarded a 2018 International Association of Advanced Materials Medal for her notable and outstanding contribution to the field of Advanced Energy Materials and Technology.

February 1, 2018:

Alma Robinson has been awarded a 2017-2018 College of Science Certificate of Teaching Excellence.

Jan. 31, 2018: 

Professor Nahum Arav was interviewed by Roanoke TV stations about todays  "Super Blue Blood Moon" event.  Check it out at:

WSLS Channel 10: Rare super blue blood moon visible in Virginia Wednesday morning

WSET Channel 13: VT physicists excited for blue moon lunar eclipse Wednesday morning