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Recent graduate wins national dissertation award

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 00:00
div p align=leftRuoxi Chen won the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for her dissertation, A cross-cultural study of never-married Chinese and American adults’ mate selection perceptions and criteria./p /div

Summer months remain busy for many employees

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 00:00
pStaff members across the Virginia Tech campus are working diligently to prepare for the 2014-15 academic year./p

Faculty and staff attend police academy and learn about life as a police officer

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
div pThe mini-academy teaches about officer safety, crime prevention, tactical response, K-9 operations, weapon safety, and cybercrime. Also, students will drive a police car through an obstacle course./p /div

Hokie Passport Services announces electronic door access rate reduction

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
pHokie Passport Services began serving the electronic door access needs of the university in 1994 with its first electronic access doors at Payne Hall. There will be 820 electronic access equipped doors in service at the start of Fiscal Year 2015./p

In memoriam: James McGrath, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
pJames McGrath was internationally known for his work in polymer chemistry and was partially responsible for Virginia Tech's rise to prominence in the field./p

President of nation’s top cancer hospital to speak on cancer and aging

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
div pWith a talk on cancer and aging, Dr. Ronald DePinho, president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will conclude the 2013–14 season of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute's Distinguished Scholars Series./p /div

Virginia Issues Answers explores ethics reform, public-private partnerships, and military and overseas voting

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
pThe spring 2014 issue published by the School of Public and International Affairs explores timely and important issues related to public policy in Virginia./p

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute sets a new pace in heart research

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, well known for its innovative, world-class brain research, is launching a major new initiative in cardiovascular research./p

BT Operating on Summer Service until 8/16

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 03:00
Summer Service- This service is operated during Summer sessions from Memorial Day through Saturday, August 16.nbsp; There will be no Sunday service during this time.nbsp; Full service will resume on Monday, August 18. Each route provides 30 minute or hourly service depending on the length of...

Alumni Association to host Summer Beer Festival at Virginia Tech

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
pAttendees will sample more than 40 beers from local, regional, and national breweries and sample menu items from local restaurants./p

Interactive performance 'BLEU!' takes audience members on a magical journey to the Mediterranean

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
div pThe Center for the Arts presents Italian children's theatre company Compagnia TPO, a pioneer in#160;interactive performance media, in the Moss Arts Center's Cube for five performances./p /div

New ratings announced as five new football helmets meet highest marks

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech's School of Biomedical Engineering announces new ratings as five new adult football helmets introduced this spring earn five-star mark./p

Blacksburg Transit Operating on Reduced Service

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 03:00
BT is operating on REDUCED Service in Blacksburg only; please refer to the reduced service schedules.nbsp; All service in Christiansburg, including the Commuter routes will operate as normal. During reduced service please be aware of the following changes: decreased frequency, fewer routes...

Turner Street lane closure

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 03:00
The Turner Street Project will be moving to the next phase Monday morning, July 14. Traffic will remain one way on Turner but will be driving on the new roadway that has just been completed. The project remains on schedule to have two-way traffic on Turner before fall semester begins. For more...

Career Services achieves gold certification from OUT for Work Career Center Certification Program

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pCareer Services at Virginia Tech has achieved gold certification for their commitment to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer student population on campus./p

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recognizes those committed to diversity

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pThe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently recognized two members of the academic community for their significant work in promoting diversity initiatives at Virginia Tech./p

Four to receive Virginia Tech's Illuminator Award

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pThe Illuminator Award is presented annually to four members of the Virginia Tech community who have outstanding abilities, innovative ideas to fuel the future, well-honed leadership skills, and a commitment to service.#160;/p

Life sciences students honored at Fralin Life Science Institute reception

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pEach student received a commemorative plaque and monetary award provided by the Fralin Life Science Institute./p

Senior Anusha Rizvi receives Boren Scholarship

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pAnusha Rizvi says her career goal is to work in business, international law, and gender equality.#160;/p

Summer Scholars Program funds research that spans continents, lifespans

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pFive projects addressing issues such as diminishing memory in older adults, childhood obesity, early autism detection, learning abilities in high-risk infants, and post-conflict reconstruction of communities have received a boost from the#160;Institute for Society, Culture and Environment./p