Amanda Morris appointed chair of Department of Chemistry | VTx

The Virginia Tech College of Science has appointed Professor Amanda Morris as chair of its Department of Chemistry. Morris started her new role from her Aug. 10. She takes over from Alan Esker, who has served as chair of the department since 2018. “The Department of Chemistry is an exciting place to work,” Morris said. … Read more

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine dean named to national leadership group on diversity | VTx

The Association of American Medical Colleges recently named Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) Dean Lee Learman to its Council of Deans Insight Circle on Leadership Accountability for Diversity. The 11-member group will inform the development of an accountability framework to guide the nation’s medical school leaders in their diversity efforts across the education … Read more