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Center for Design Research showcases new Design Robotics Studio through summit

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe Design Robotics Summit brought together university and corporate guests for two days of immersion in digital design-to-robotic fabrication. The results will be presented at the May 16-19 International Contemporary Furniture Fair./p

Graduate student designs social media site to match young minds with scientific mentors

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pGraduate student Nina Lauharatanahirun launched a social media site with the support of Virginia Tech's Diversity Scholars Program to match young minds with scientific mentors./p

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

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pLeaders from the region have formed a partnership to bring passenger rail service to the area by 2020.#160;/p

In memoriam: Bryant 'Wes' Cochran, a junior majoring in biological sciences, College of Science

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pFuneral#160;services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Sunhill Country Church, Sunhill, West Virginia./p

Nancy Mason receives 2015 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pShe will receive a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in Asian area studies during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Virginia Tech wins its sixth Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe award recognized the university's effort to get students involved in campus sustainability.#160;/p

Virginia-Maryland veterinary students impress at national symposium

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe three-day program includes interactive wet labs, lectures, academic and athletic competitions, an exhibit hall, and the SAVMA House of Delegates biannual meeting./p

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 17:00
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...

BT Service Information 4/16/15

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 03:00
As part of the Day of Remembrance there will be a moment of silence at 9:43 a.m. on the Virginia Tech campus.nbsp;In order to honornbsp;this, BT buses will shut down at on-campus time checks from 9:40 to 9:45am. For more information on Day of Remembrance Events, please visitnbsp;...

Ashley Lohr receives 2015 College of Natural Resources and Environment Outstanding Senior Award

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pLohr will receive a bachelor’s degree in wildlife conservation with a minor in entomology during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

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...