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Jessica K. Li selected as 2015 Undergraduate Student of the Year

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pThe recognition is awarded to a student who has exceptional and balanced achievement in academics, leadership, and service./p

Richard Vari named senior dean for academic affairs at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pRichard Vari has been heavily involved in#160;curriculum design, management, and student assessment during his 29-year career in medical education./p

Tony Award record-breaker Audra McDonald to light up the stage with 'Broadway Old and New'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
div div div div pAudra McDonald will perform an evening of show tunes, popular standards, and original pieces written for her at 7:30 p.m. on May 1. The event is presented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech.#160;/p /div /div /div /div

Veterinary medical coalition funds new student scholarships at Virginia Tech

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pVeterinary medical associations in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. have joined forces to support students at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech./p

Virginia Tech to present autism-friendly children’s concert

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pA free public concert at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Virginia Tech's Moss Arts Center will offer a musical experience for children with autism and their families./p

Virginia Tech's Relay For Life director steps up to serve in memory of father, in honor of mother

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech's Relay For Life starts at 5 p.m. April 24 to raise awareness and support for the fight against cancer./p

Virginia-Maryland veterinary students receive 2015 Zoetis scholarships

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pNineteen veterinary students from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech have been named 2015 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholars Award recipients./p

Town Council Meeting

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 22:30
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Town Council Work Session (Rescheduled)

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 20:30
The Town Council work session scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th at 11:00 a.m. has been canceled and rescheduled out of respect for the Memorial Service scheduled at the same time for Virginia Tech Past President Paul Torgersen. Town Council's rescheduled work session will be held on...

Group forms to bring passenger rail service to Virginia’s New River Valley

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 03:00
Leaders from throughout Virginia’s New River Valley region have formed a partnership to bring passenger rail service to the area by 2020. With AMTRAK passenger rail coming to Roanoke in 2017, community leaders are hopeful that the Commonwealth of Virginia will support extending the service to...

Application process open for new Stronger Economies Together regions

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pThe application deadline is May 7 and the two selected regions will be announced by June 30./p

Architecture students create field of dreams for Clifton Forge Little League

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pBuilding on the successful work of the Virginia Tech design/buildLAB’s 2014 field house pavilion, this year’s class is taking on the second and final phase of the sports complex project, creating two baseball fields, a press box, and dugouts./p

Benjamin Jantzen wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech Assistant Professor Benjamin C. Jantzen will study how to enable machines to carry out scientific research on their own./p

New technology provides superior ability to rapidly detect volatile organic compounds

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech electrical engineering faculty member Professor Masoud Agah has developed new technology that will improve the speed and accuracy of detecting dangerous compounds./p

Rebecca Grogan receives 2015 College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior Award

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pShe will receive a bachelor’s degree in visual communication design during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Veterinary college graduate students showcase their research, win awards at Virginia Tech

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pA record 68 graduate students participated in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s 26th annual Research Symposium./p

Virginia Tech announces Earth Week 2015 events

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pEarth Week 2015 will be celebrated with several events on and off campus April 19-24./p

William H. Tranter honored with emeritus status

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00
pA member of the Virginia Tech community since 1997, Tranter is credited as a pioneer in the field of communications and simulation./p

In memoriam: Haydn Michael Woodall, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:38
pHis family will receive friends in a celebration of his life from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at Bennett’s Funeral Home in Glen Allen, Virginia./p

Arbor Day Celebration and Shred-A-Thon

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 03:00
Arbor Day Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. – noon, rain or shine, starting at the Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Tree Nursery, 615 Patrick Henry Dr. This is a great opportunity for scout, civic, and other service-oriented groups to help Blacksburg Parks and Recreation reach its goal of...