News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year by Debra Stoudt, associate dean for policy and faculty affairs. Individual entries are also captured in the Academic News section of the college’s website, and previous issues through May 2023 are archived here with VTechWorks.

The submission deadlines for 2023–2024 are:

  • August issue               Wednesday, July 26
  • September issue          Monday, August 28
  • October issue              Tuesday, September 26
  • November issue          Thursday, October 26
  • December issue           Monday, November 27
  • January issue               Wednesday, December 27
  • February issue            Friday, January 26
  • March issue                 Monday, February 26
  • April issue                   Tuesday, March 26
  • May issue                    Monday, May 6

Items submitted after the deadline will be included in the next issue.

For faculty, staff, and departments, schools, and programs in general,

the following items are being solicited:

  • Publications when published.  Please include page numbers for article and chapters.  To avoid repetition and to provide a complete reference, pre-publications online will not be announced; rather, the publication will be noted when the print version appears.
  • Conference presentations with current Virginia Tech students
  • Keynote or plenary presentations only, not invited speakers in general
  • Awards, grants, honors, and other accomplishments of note.*

For current students:

  • Conference presentations (papers or posters) and publications, either accepted or published
  • Awards, grants, honors, and other accomplishments of note*

*“Of note” is left to the discretion of the submitter and the News2Note editorial staff.

If the item includes names of individuals not in your unit, please identify them. Please also identify the status of all Virginia Tech individuals named, including faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduates.

Submissions and questions should be sent to Debra Stoudt at