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New study shows putting cell phones out of sight can enhance in-person conversations

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:00
pA study led by Shalini Misra, assistant professor, Urban Affairs and Planning program in the National Capital Region, found that in the presence of mobile devices, people have the constant urge to seek out information, check for communication, and direct their thoughts to other people and worlds./p

State approves two science degrees for 2015

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:00
pVirginia Tech continues to invent the future with two new interdisciplinary science degrees in Nanoscience and Microbiology that were approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The degree programs will be available for students starting with the spring 2015 semester.#160;/p

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists make discovery about common rotavirus

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:00
divThe discovery by Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists could help efforts to strengthen rotavirus vaccines. Worldwide, the virus is responsible for nearly half a million deaths in children each year./div

Market Square Jam

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:00
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam is an official Crooked Road affiliated venue that provides fun and entertainment on Wednesday evenings, June through September. The Jam takes place at Market Square Park from 8-10pm. Catering to traditional old time and bluegrass music, the Market Square...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:00
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...

Cathy Kropff named director of Hokie Wellness

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:00
pHokie Wellness programming is strategically based on health risks and trends that university employees face.#160;/p

College of Architecture and Urban Studies hosts 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend Sept. 4-7

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:00
pRegistration is now open for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend. Events include a celebration gala, presentations, receptions, tours, and exhibitions.#160;/p

Maury Nussbaum participates in study of effect of obesity in the workplace

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:00
pThe results from the study and related studies will contribute to a better understanding of the ergonomic impacts of obesity and age./p

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine welcomes new class, embraces new milestones

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:00
pThe Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's Class of 2018 is the first to enroll an equal number of women and men./p

Planning Commission Meeting

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 21:30
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