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Please help me welcome Drs. Frank Criscione & Nikki Lewis-Huff!




Guess who is this year's Outstanding Interdisciplinary Program Doctoral Student? Congratulations to Nikki Lewis!





Our own Shernita Lee is this year's recipient of the 2013 Graduate Woman of the Year Award. This award is given by the graduate school in recognition of the following criteria: (1) outstanding contributions, (2) academic achievements, and (3) commitment to diversity.


Not only did she win 1st place for Integrated Life Sciences Building & Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise poster presentation at Virginia Tech's Integrated Life Sciences Building Research Symposium, but Kacie Allen passed her Dissertation! Congratulation Dr. Kacie Allen!



Congratulations to Gade, Shernita, Albert, Kacie, Bianca, Alana, Tristan, Nina and Alicia! Their abstracts were accepted by ABRCMS!






 Shernita Lee just passed her preliminary exam! Congratulations to a new Ph.D. candidate!

 Congratulations to Jordan on passing his prelims and for also being featured on the front page of the Graduate School website. Read more about Jordan here.

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Congratulation to Dr. Smith on welcoming a new beautiful baby girl!


Another IMSD scholar has passed her Prelims! Congratulations to Bianca!

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Kacie Allen gets Inducted into Honor Society: Gama Sigma Delta




A few members of our IMSD family recently attended the 14th Ebony Affair on February 19th, 2011.

The Annual Ebony Affair is a semi-formal red-carpet banquet recognizing outsanding faculty members, students and community members who actively engage in Virginia Tech's motto: Lifting as We Climb. 

Pictured above from left to right: 

Nikki Lewis, Steve, Elaine Nsoesie, Kevin Muite, Shernita Lee, Chevon Thrope and program assistant manager, Leemar Thorpe.

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