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NEWS ARCHIVE
‘Ultraselective’ Chemical Process Discovered
July 1, 2013

Chemical engineering researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reported that they’ve discovered a new chemical process to make p-xylene, an important ingredient of common plastics.

NIH Awards Cancer Research Grant to Virginia Tech's Chang Lu
June 28, 2013

Researchers are using an investigative procedure called chromatin immunoprecipitation to examine the protein binding to DNA sites that can lead to cancer.

AIA Unveils New Contract Documents
June 28, 2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents team announced several additions and updates to its suite of offerings.

Alternative Clean Transportation Expo Features New Diesel Technology
June 26, 2013

New technology diesel advancements will be showcased at the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation Expo June 24-27 by the Diesel Technology Forum.

Collaborative Efforts Improve Mine Safety
June 26, 2013

Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering has put the final touches on its new Subsurface Atmospheres Laboratory.

AAMA Building Information Modeling Specification Nears Completion
June 25, 2013

AAMA’s Building Information Modeling Task Group met to review ballot comments on the draft BIM Specification.

Wagman Announces Acquisition of Key Construction Company
June 24, 2013

G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. announces the acquisition of Key Construction Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries, D.W. Lyle Corporation and Key Constructors, Inc.

ABM Improves Orange County School Learning Environment
June 24, 2013

ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions Program saves over $9 million in energy and operating costs for Orange County Public Schools.

ASFE Announces Registration for FOPP 23 is Now Open
June 21, 2013

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association announced that registration for Fundamentals of Professional Practice (FOPP) 23 is now open.

McKim & Creed Celebrates 35 Years of Engineering & Surveying
June 20, 2013

McKim & Creed recently celebrated 35 years of engineering and consulting services.

Teen Girls and Mentors to Meet Federal Transportation Officials
June 20, 2013

Fifteen teen girls and their mentors from across the US were selected by WTS International to participate in the Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit.

Scientists and Engineers Gather for American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting
June 19, 2013

The American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting “Nuclear Progress!” will be held in Las Vegas on November 7-11.

VSU Selects MBP for Construction Project Management Services
June 19, 2013

MBP is pleased to announce that Virginia State University (VSU) has selected the firm to provide construction project management services for a new $60 million Multipurpose Center.

National Youth Summit Series Registration Opens
June 18, 2013

National 4-H Council announces that registration is now open for the National Youth Summit on Geospatial Technologies.

Register Now for VSBN's 18th Anniversary Celebration
June 18, 2013

Help the Virginia Sustainable Building Network celebrate its 18th year of promoting Green Building and Sustainable Development.

Dominion Virginia Power Selects ODU in Solar Partnership Program
June 17, 2013

Dominion Virginia Power has selected Old Dominion University to be the first participant in the company’s Solar Partnership Program.

Corps Begins Post-Sandy Study of North Atlantic Coast
June 14, 2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launched a collaborative study of storm damage risks along the North Atlantic coast.

ASCC Announces 12th Annual Conference
June 13, 2013

Concrete contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry professionals will gather for three days of educational and networking opportunities.

Corps of Engineers Announce Gathright Dam Pulse Release Dates
June 13, 2013

Army Corps of Engineers will conduct six pulse releases from Gathright Dam between June and October 2013.

DCC Announces Sixth Annual Decorative Concrete Awards
June 12, 2013

The Decorative Concrete Council has announced its sixth annual Decorative Concrete Awards, open to DCC members and non-members.

Virginia Tech to Lead New Satellite Study
June 12, 2013

Researchers at Virginia Tech are building a small satellite dedicated to global observations of the waves generated by weather systems.

New CMOS Technology Improves Long Distance High-Bandwidth Communications
June 11, 2013

Generating large amounts of power at high frequencies is critical for communication over large distances with high bandwidth.

Muscle Adaptation During Transition to Minimalist Running
June 10, 2013

How do the runners’ muscles change when adapting to the new “minimalist” running style?

Virginia Tech Professors to Model Adult Depression
June 7, 2013

Virginia Tech professors receive grant to model complex feedback system of adult depression.


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