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Living Library showcases unique perspectives and diversity on campus

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00
Living Library will feature members of the university community as live storytellers, sharing their unique experiences. The event intends to encourage dialogue, promote understanding, and reduce prejudice.

Panel discussion next week highlights women who conduct interdisciplinary research

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00
pThe Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science is hosting a panel next week highlighting women in interdisciplinary research./p

Student, faculty collaboration the key to campus planning for 2035

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00
pAs the university considers campus planning for the next 20 years, the task force suggests implementation of a campus commons initiative that establishes multiple hubs or neighborhoods of energy and engagement.#160;#160;/p

Virginia Tech partners with Trane to launch Sustainability Institute

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00
pThe university's College of Natural Resources and Environment is launching the new initiative with a corporate partner./p

CUP 15-0004: Drive-through restaurant with external speaker 1200 S. Main St.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:00
The Blacksburg Planning and Building Department has received a Conditional Use Permit request for restaurant drive-in, (drive-through), restaurant with external speaker in the General Commercial, (GC), zoning district on approximately 0.448 acres at 1200 S. Main St.; (Tax Parcel 287-19-1); by Aces,...

Islamic Worlds Festival features a week of cultural events

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00
pThe festival runs April 6-11 and includes a series of art exhibitions, panel discussions, informal talks, and music performances and demonstrations./p

Matthew Joseph La Porte to be honored with Airman's Medal for actions on April 16, 2007

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00
pThe medal will be presented at a public ceremony April 9 at Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg./p

Seven Virginia Tech graduate students to join Bouchet Honor Society

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00
The Virginia Tech Graduate School announced the seven inaugural members of the university’s chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

Undergraduate research symposium explores identity and diversity

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00
pBlack studies scholar Lia T. Bascomb will be the keynote speaker for Virginia Tech’s third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Diversity./p

Video: Stormy weather ahead for wind farms?

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00
pScientists must fully understand if the noise coming from wind farms contributes to health problems./p

Annual High Table event celebrates tradition, policy innovation

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe Center for Public Administration and Policy hosts a scholarly gathering each spring. This year’s event, Friday and Saturday, features Frances Stokes Berry of Florida State University./p

J. Scot Ransbottom named chief of staff for Information Technology

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00
pJ. Scot Ransbottom will manage the business and administrative operations of Virginia Tech's Information Technology division./p

Researchers use unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline route

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe first Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech test flight using fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline routes was completed last week./p

Smithfield gift supports research targeting swine health

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00
pA $1.4 million gift from Smithfield Foods Inc. will support antibiotic alternatives studies in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine./p

Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet March 29 and 30

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00
pDuring the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on a new Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Executive Business Research, 2015-16 compensation for graduate assistants, and 2015-16 tuition and fees./p

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine achieves 100 percent in residency matches

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00
pFor the second time in its two-year history with Match Day, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine achieved a 100 percent match, with students earning coveted residency spots in 18 states./p

Graduate Education Week starts Monday

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00
p2015 Graduate Education Week kicks off on Monday and is sponsored by the Graduate Student Assembly and the Graduate School./p

Veterinary college's annual open house set for April 11

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00
pThe Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech will open its doors to the public during an annual Open House on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. #160;/p

Virginia Tech MBA students are state champs in investment banking competition

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00
pThe ACG Cup competition is “a very realistic simulation of what it is like to be an investment banker and is a great learning experience for the students.”/p

Virginia Tech offers culinary camps for kids

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00
pRegistration for each camp is capped at 10 kids and participants must register by April 15. Each camp costs $395 per person, which includes meals, a chef coat, and a chef hat./p