pA team of Virginia Tech researchers discovered a way to create hydrogen fuel using corn stover – the stalks, cobs, and husks – to greatly reduce the time and money it takes to produce the zero-emissions fuel.#160;/p
Items for collections must be placed curbside before 7 a.m. the Monday of the scheduled collection.
Collection services are available to residential refuse and recycling customers only.
For more information on Spring Cleanup, visit www.blacksburg.gov/Index.aspx?page=692.
pWater providers may make their products easier to swallow if water quality reports contained short words and sentences, and broke information into bite-sized bullet points, charts, graphs, and visual representations./p
pElizabeth Tranter will be responsible for research strategic planning, analysis, benchmarking, and assessment of research initiatives, and leadership of special initiatives in support of the research strategic plan and institutional long-range plan./p
pThe associate professor of management in the Pamplin College of Business brought international visibility to Virginia Tech through his work in global business ethics and social and economic problems in emerging economies.#160;/p
pThe project will combat hunger among school-age children by transforming schools into food hubs during the 2015-2016 school year and providing additional assistance to families over the following summer vacation./p
pVirginia Tech graduate student and Peace Corps recruiter Rachael Kennedy encourages students to consider what it’s really like to step away from the safety and security of everything they know to volunteer in a foreign country for two years.#160;/p
Expect congestion on Research Center Drive and the 460 ramps April 6-10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. as VDOT paves the road. Flaggers will be in the area to direct traffic.
For more information, contact Miranda Tuell, VDOT Project Inspector, at 540-769-9572.
pCousins has made significant contributions to the field of civil engineering through his research in structural engineering, specifically in the area of behavior of concrete and pre-stressed concrete bridges./p