Ut Prosim Scholar Award
The recipient’s accomplishments exemplify the spirit of the university’s motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). The selection procedure, form, and value of the award are determined by the President of Virginia Tech and ratified by the Board of Visitors.
2021 Ut Prosim Scholar Award
Carla Finkielstein, director of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, for her work to improve COVID-19 testing efficiency and effectiveness in support of both Virginia Tech and local health districts.
Linsey Marr, Charles P. Lunsford Professor, for her research and efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and effectively educate the public on safety protocols during the pandemic.
2016 Inagural Ut Prosim Scholar Award
Marc Edwards, Charles P. Lunsford Professor and University Distinguished Professor, and his team, for applying science in the public interest to assist the community of Flint, Michigan, during the city’s water crisis.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, founder and director of the Michigan State University-Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, and her team, for applying science in the public interest to assist the community of Flint, Michigan, during the city’s water crisis.