The 12th annual Virginia Tech Authors Recognition Event took place February 27. The event honored authors’ academic contributions to the University and was sponsored by the University Libraries, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, and the Mu (Virginia Tech) Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The featured speaker was Aaron Ansell, an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Culture, who was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa 2016 Albert L. Sturm Award for Excellence in Faculty Research.

A list of the faculty who authored, co-authored, and edited works and musical compositions and were recognized this year can be found here; among the 34 college faculty and one graduate student are five individuals with two submissions, one with three, and one with six.