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Professor Michel Pleimling has been named director of inclusion and diversity in the Virginia Tech College of Science, with a mission of helping create a faculty, student body, and community that is diverse and welcoming.

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Two Virginia Tech College of Science researchers are spearheading a $1.6 million U.S. Army Research grant with the idea that critical dynamics theory – that is, the effort to find order and control in the most chaotic and noisy patterns – can help stem the spread of disease during a potential epidemic or help doctors better understand the brain.