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Marc Edwards named to Time’s list of most influential people in the world

The Flint lead-poisoning disaster is simpler than it seems. Flint’s water didn’t turn toxic because of long-term neglect or because of some complicated mix of local, state and federal decisions. Flint isn’t just a symptom of some larger infrastructure problem in America (although we’ve got one). What happened to Flint is one simple story: a Read more…

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Kevin Young Receives Sporn Award

Kevin Young, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was honored with the 2016 College of Engineering Sporn Award. The winner of the Sporn award is selected by the Student Engineers’ Council from over 300 faculty members in the college. It is given annually to an engineering faculty member Read more…

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Andrea Dietrich honored as Distinguished Alumna

Andrea M. Dietrich, professor of environmental and water resources engineering, has been selected as the 2015 Distinguished Alumna for the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dietrich earned her Ph.D. in 1987 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, after earning a B.S. in Chemistry Read more…

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Randy Dymond seeks to manage storm water

Late in the afternoon, Randy Dymond sat in his office on the second floor of Patton Hall and saw a torrential downpour outside. The rain came fast and heavy. It pooled, quickly. Across campus at the corner of West Campus Drive and Duck Pond Drive, Dymond knew a small section of Blacksburg’s Stroubles Creek would Read more…

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