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- Feb 18 Economist, UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs to discuss world’s 'most important agenda' Sachs will give his presentation "Achieving Sustainable Development in the United States and throughout the World" at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at 2 Riverside Circle in Roanoke. The event will be free and open to the public.
- Feb 15 The Fralin Life Science Institute supports sustainability and green lab efforts Ph.D. student Ellen Garcia has created a grassroots green lab effort at Virginia Tech and is working to build a Green Lab Program.
- Feb 15 Porous carbon fiber research one step closer to use in automotive industry An update on recently reported research on porous carbon fibers shows how this material can be used in an industrial setting, marking an important step from the theoretical to application.