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Blacksburg Farmers Market

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 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...

BT Full Service Route Changes begin Monday 8/18

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 02:00
Blacksburg Transit will resume Full service on Monday, August 18.nbsp; All routes will resume service with most operating on 10 - 15 minute frequency.nbsp; Effective Monday, August 18 all FY 15 route changes will be implemented.nbsp; The majority of changes impact the timetables, for the...

Blacksburg Transit Phone Upgrade - 8/14/14

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 02:00
Blacksburg Transit's phone system will be upgraded Thursday evening between the hours of 6 - 9 p.m.nbsp; During this time the normal phone number will not work; to contact BT, please do so by calling 540-552-0799.

Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft test site program 'fully operational,' FAA says

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:00
pThe Federal Aviation Administration announced that Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft systems test site program is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation's airspace/p

Art show to feature unexpected beauty in everyday life

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:00
pMore than 40 local artists have captured some of life's unexpected moments in art. The pieces will be displayed at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of#160;Medicine's ninth art show./p

Giant Amazon fish extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:00
pThe arapaima has been overfished in some communities, but populations are thriving in those that have imposed fishing restrictions./p

Study uncovers how failed Olympic bids moved Toronto toward becoming a model city

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:00
pAlthough Toronto's five bids to host the Olympics Games have failed, the bidding process produced a number of legacies for the city as well as lessons for other cities, according to Assistant Professor Robert Oliver./p

Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 23:00
pThe internship at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center focuses on an understanding of scientific method and promotes critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, collaboration, and independent learning skills./p

Town Council Meeting

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 21:30
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Antineutrino detectors could aid non-proliferation

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 23:00
pScientists at Virginia Tech believe neutrinos could be used to monitor nuclear power plants for signs of nuclear proliferation./p

Center for the Arts now offering individual tickets for 2014-15 performances

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 23:00
div div pFrom family-friendly offerings and timeless classics to thought-provoking performances and works that bring fresh perspectives, the center's performances will be coupled with engagement activities that bring additional opportunities to explore and grow./p /div /div

Hume Center names three members to its board of advisors

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 23:00
pNew advisors well-versed in science, technology, and research have joined the Hume Center to help guide its mission to#160;lead the university's education and research ecosystem for national security technologies./p

SUMMER Service

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 02:00
his service is operated during Summer sessions from Memorial Day until Full Service resumes. Each route provides 30 minute or hourly service depending on the length of the route. Some routes such as the Hokie Express, Patrick Henry and Progress Street do not operate; others such as UCB/Toms Creek B...

Adam Gopnik to speak at Virginia Tech’s Moss Arts Center Sept. 6

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:00
pRenowned author and commentator Adam Gopnik will discuss The Arts and Humanities as the Foundation of Scientific Inquiry during a free talk./p

Dhruv Batra seeks to remove ambiguity in computer visual recognition systems

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:00
pDhruv Batra has accepted three major federal research grants totaling more than $1 million: A National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigators Award, and a U.S. Office of Naval Research grant./p

Srinath Ekkad named associate vice president for research programs

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 23:00
pSrinath Ekkad, the Rolls Royce Commonwealth Professor for Aerospace Propulsion Systems in Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, will provide leadership and vision to coordinate college-based and institute-based research programs, working to leverage current strengths to advance Virginia Tech's research mission.#160;/p

Vintage and Antique Market

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:00
Friends of the Farmers Market, (the non-profit organization responsible for the operation of the Blacksburg Farmers Market), is pleased to announce a new monthly event for folks who love to rummage through treasures from the past. The Vintage and Antique Market is a monthly event that...

NO SERVICE

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 02:00
There is NO bus service available on Sundays during the summer. If you have any questions, please call 540.961.1185

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:00
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...

Household Hazardous Waste collection

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:00
The New River Resource Authority is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste collection event on Saturday, August 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Pulaski County High School. This is open to all residents of Montgomery County. There will be document shredding and electronic waste...