Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,

better known as

Virginia Tech,

at Blacksburg; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1872 as an agricultural and mechanical college. In 1896 it became Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. In 1944 its name was shortened to Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and in 1970 its present name was adopted. A women's division at Radford (Radford College, opened 1913 as a state normal school, later a state teachers college) was consolidated with the institute in 1944. The university maintains research centers in industrial relations, the environment and hazardous waste materials, water resources, and child development, as well as numerous agricultural research stations throughout the state. It is Virginia's largest university.
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Falkinham is a professor of microbiology in the Department of Biology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research interests include identifying the genes and physiologic characteristics of Mycobacterium avium that are responsible for its ecology, transmission, and virulence.
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* Solid-state processing of thermoplastics: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg is in the early stages of exploring thermoplastic powder processing in the solid phase.
From research, Cornelius Pratt of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, identified five reasons communicators play an important organizational role in ethical leadership:
PAVLOCK, CPA, PhD, is a professor of accounting at the Northern Virginia Graduate Center of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Falls Church, and a former member of the American Institute of CPAs future issues committee.
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Engineering, construction and services company KBR (NYSE:KBR) reported on Monday that its Building Group has won a contract to provide construction services for the Visitor's and Undergraduate Admissions Center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Long of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg and his colleagues investigated whether they could manipulate phospholipids with a laboratory technique called electro-spinning, which is typically used to process polymer solutions into nanoscale-diameter fibers.
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