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Choral concerts honor Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre and act as send-off for overseas tour

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts will present concerts by Tech Men and the Women’s Chorus on April 27 and the Chamber Singers on May 5. #160;

Undergraduate degree program in systems biology to begin next spring

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
div pThe new program will be led by John Tyson, University Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, an expert in systems biology who conducts research in computational cell biology, cell cycle regulation, and signal transduction networks./p /div

Virginia Tech joins other commonwealth universities in leap to 100 gigabits per second

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech and Old Dominion University will be the first MARIA members to implement 100G channels over the research allocation.#160; The new network will be operational by July 1, 2015. #160;/p

Zechariah 'Zack' Robinson receives 2015 College of Science Outstanding Senior Award

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
pHe will receive a bachelor’s degree in psychology during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Conditional Use Permit for 101 Professional Park Drive, Suite 301

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:00
The Town of Blacksburg has received a request for a Conditional Use Permit for a Personal Improvement Services use within the Office zoning district at 101 Professional Park Drive, Suite 301 (Tax Parcel #347-A42). The applicant, Little Leapers, LLC proposes to locate its dance studio in the vacant...

Huckleberry Trail Closure

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:00
Due to weather, the earlier closure dates of April 27 – May 1 has been postponed a week. Changes are reflected below. A section of the Huckleberry Trail will be closed and a detour will be in place May 4-8. The closure and detour will be located approximately 150 yards northeast of the...

Blacksburg native and Cornell vice president for alumni affairs and development Charles Phlegar to be vice president for advancement

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pDuring his nine year tenure at Cornell, Charles D. Phlegar has more than doubled annual private income. Cornell raised more than $546 million in private gifts during fiscal year 2013-14./p

Horticulture students learn the value of flower power in floral design class

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pStudents in Barbara Leshyn's floral design class learn about the long history humans have shared with flowers, in addition to the practicalities of floral design./p

May conference to focus on science, technology, engineering, math education

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pRegistration is open for the May 7-8 Southwest Virginia STEM Summit, a showcase of educational innovations and partnerships./p

Thomas Riegel receives 2015 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Graduating Student Award

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pRiegel will receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Conference grows, expands presentations

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pAlmost 200 students will present at the 2015 Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Conference on Friday. The public is welcome to attend./p

University community pedals to the Hokie Bike Hub in record numbers

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pSo far this school year, more than 1,000 members of the university community have used the bike hub to perform bicycle maintenance or repair, attend a lesson or workshop, or register their bike./p

Virginia Tech gets jump on destructive insect in Nepal

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00
pA tiny moth that has caused millions of dollars of crop losses throughout the world is headed for Nepal, and for the first time Virginia Tech scientists are poised to battle the pest before it appears./p

International Street Fair

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 15:00
International Week is organized by the Council of International Student Organizations (CISO) and is highlighted by the International Street Fair held in downtown Blacksburg. College Avenue is transformed into a multicultural marketplace where vendors sell international foods, handicrafts, and more....

Chocolate Festival

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 14:00
The event will feature a wide variety of chocolate tastings, entertainment and fun. Bring the whole family to Downtown Blacksburg for an afternoon of chocolate. For more information, email info@blacksburgchocolatefestival.com. nbsp;

SEEDS Family Saturday

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:00
www.seedskids.org nbsp; SEEDS has a host of engaging activities and programs coming up this week. Come explore and play, use your senses, do crafts, read and tell stories, and learn about the living world around you. Explore Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - noon, Explore outside and...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:00
The Blacksburg Farmers Market offers local foods, crafts, flowers, music, and more in the heart of downtown Blacksburg! Come support your local farmers and artists and enjoy the benefits of a strengthened community, healthy living, and support for responsible business practices. For more...

SEEDS Play Date Friday

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
www.seedskids.org SEEDS has a host of engaging activities and programs coming up this week. Come explore and play, use your senses, do crafts, read and tell stories, and learn about the living world around you. Explore Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - noon, Explore outside and indoors. After...

BT Detours Sat 4/18/15

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:00
Due to several events taking place on the Virginia Tech campus, Blacksburg Transit will implement several detours. These detours will begin with the start of service on Saturday, April 18th and last until approximately 11:30 a.m.nbsp; All routes will enter and exit campus via Alumni Mall.nbsp; All...

BT Detours: Friday 4/17/15

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:00
Due to several events taking place on the Virginia Tech campus, Blacksburg Transit will implement several detours.nbsp; These detours will begin on Friday, April 17th at 8:30 p.m. and last until the end of service.nbsp; There will be no service to the main Drillfield (including Burruss...