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NEWS ARCHIVE
Treatment For Patients With Vocal Cord Paralysis Studied
July 26, 2012

After a stroke, patients often struggle to speak, swallow, or eat because the incident can cause vocal cord paralysis.

2012 Tech Transfer Challenge Winner Announced
July 25, 2012

VT KnowledgeWorks has selected VoltMed as the 2012 Tech Transfer Challenge winner.

TOLK Now Called Dewberry
July 24, 2012

Dewberry announces the renaming of its TOLK division to Dewberry.

New Ways Studied To Forecast Critical Societal Events
July 19, 2012

University and industry scientists are determining how to forecast significant societal events, ranging from violent protests to nationwide credit-rate crashes…

Town of Leesburg Selects MBP
July 18, 2012

MBP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected by the Town of Leesburg to provide construction and project management services for various capital projects.

Entries Accepted For Fifth Annual DCC Awards
July 17, 2012

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has announced its fifth annual Decorative Concrete Awards.

LumenHAUS Honored With 2012 AIA Honor Award for Architecture
July 16, 2012

Two years after completion, Virginia Tech’s award-winning solar home still is contributing to teaching, research, and the art and science of architecture.

2013 International CES Registration Opens
July 13, 2012

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® opens registration for the 2013 International CES®…

Manufacturing Day Slated for October 5, 2012
July 12, 2012

To highlight the importance of manufacturing to the nation’s economy and draw attention to the many rewarding high-skill jobs available in manufacturing fields, a group of public and private organizations announced recently the launch of Manufacturing Day…

Aerospace Vibration and Acoustics Lab Opens
July 11, 2012

Local, regional, and commonwealth officials joined researchers, engineers, and students at a dedication ceremony in April, celebrating the new National Institute of Aerospace Research and Innovation Laboratories…

Power Plant Upgrades Protect Ecosystems
July 10, 2012

A new permanent water intake system at the Duke Energy Belews Creek Steam Station in Stokes County, North Carolina, designed by Dewberry, has resolved challenges with low water levels…

AIA Expands Documents-On-Demand Service Offerings
July 6, 2012

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the publication of six new Construction Management documents, a project checklist, and a Construction Classification Worksheet via the Documents-on-Demand™ Web site…

Free Product Offered to Measure Carbon Footprint
July 5, 2012

MiserWare, a spin-off company of Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, is launching a free product that allows companies or individuals to measure their carbon footprint in terms of total power usage.

Engineering News-Record Ranks MBP in Two 2012 Top Firm Lists
July 3, 2012

MBP has been ranked for the fourteenth consecutive year on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firm…

Registration Is Now Open for ASFE's July 2012 Webinar
July 3, 2012

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association announces that registration is now open for ASFE’s July Webinar.

ASSE Urges Precautions Against Heat Related Illness
July 2, 2012

As temperatures rise, so does the chance of those working in areas susceptible to high heat conditions of becoming ill.

Asteroid Clues Uncovered
July 2, 2012

The work of a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor has helped reveal a rare orbital shift and the density of an asteroid that will pass close to Earth.

Quick Curing Concrete Can Stabilize Damaged Structures
July 2, 2012

Imagine a tragedy where an act of terror damages a building, runway, tunnel, bridge or dam.

Plastic Particles More Prevalent Than Previously Thought
July 2, 2012

For decades, oceanographers have collected water samples from the surface of the world’s oceans in order to record how much plastic debris currently litters the waters.

Nuclear Program Gets Government Grant
June 29, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding Virginia Tech approximately $250,000 to establish a laboratory for research and education in the area of radiation measurement…

ASCC Schedules 2012 Annual Conference
June 28, 2012

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) will hold its eleventh Annual Conference on September 20-23, 2012 at the Wyndham Lisle – Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL.

ASFE Announces Registration for FOPP 22 is Now Open
June 27, 2012

ASFE/The Geoprofessional Business Association has recently announced that registration for Fundamentals of Professional Practice (FOPP) 22 is now open.

SFPE Position Statement Supports Improving Residential Fire Safety
June 27, 2012

In order to reduce the loss of life from residential fires, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) released a position statement…

2013 VCU Energy and Sustainability Conference Scheduled
June 26, 2012

To ensure the best possible results for the VCU Energy and Sustainability Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), which is hosting this event, and the Planning Committee are providing the new dates of January 30–31, 2013, for this inaugural conference.


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