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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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Town Council Work Session

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:00
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In memoriam: Ryan Timothy McGuinness, a senior majoring in architecture

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:57
pRyan Timothy McGuinness had completed four years of the five-year architecture program and was anxiously awaiting his final year at Virginia Tech./p

Cameroon forests, wildlife being preserved by farmers using agroforestry

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pAssociate Professor John Munsell has completed a study of Cameroonian farmers who have used agroforestry -- the intentional integration of tree crops into crop and livestock agricultural systems -- for at least three years./p

David Langston named director of Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pDavid Langston comes home to the Hokie Nation as the new director for the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center./p

Dining services named Best Campus Food for third time

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pDining Services has a long tradition of national accolades for its innovative approach to food, atmosphere, sustainability, and services. The 2015 Princeton Review top spot is one of many recently received./p

Dirt paths on Drillfield to be paved

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pThe new asphalt paths will join five existing paved paths. They will be five feet wide compared to the existing 12-foot-wide paths./p

Exhibition at the Moss Arts Center celebrates a legacy of 50 years of art by emeritus faculty

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pAs part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies presents the Collegiate Legacy Emeritus Exhibition at Virginia Tech’s Moss Arts Center Aug. 21-Sept. 14 to display works by 19 emeritus faculty who shaped the college's highly ranked and internationally recognized programs./p

Kevin Foust named chief of police and director of campus security

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:00
pKevin Foust joined the university in 2011 as the deputy chief of police and assistant director of security after a 24-year career with the FBI./p

Turner Street road work

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:00
This week, Monday, August 4 – Friday, August 8, 7 a.m. – 7p.m., crews will be milling and paving Turner Street from the curve by the Virginia Tech Center for the Arts to North Main Street. Flaggers will be in the area to direct traffic. Expect delays while traveling in the area....

SUMMER Service

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 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...

Companion animal clinical trials underway at the veterinary college, new clinical trials website launched

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 23:00
pClinical trials at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine involve a wide range of new treatments, including the use of gold nanoparticles and a targeted laser therapy to treat solid tumors in dogs and cats. In January, the college established the Veterinary Clinical Research Office to help facilitate this work./p

Richard Law named Geological Society of America Fellow

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 23:00
pA Virginia Tech professor of geology and two alums were among those selected recently as Fellows of the Geological Society of America./p

Transportation Institute works on study that could display traffic signs inside vehicles

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 23:00
pVirginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers are in the early stages of a novel idea to move traffic signs from the side of the road into the car itself, where a dashboard screen will automatically alert the driver of what actions to take, if any./p

Virginia Tech among top colleges in two new rankings by Money and Forbes

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 23:00
pVirginia Tech ranked 42nd among all institutions and tied for 12th on the list of the 25 best public colleges. Money evaluated institutions based on educational quality, affordability, and graduate outcomes./p


Sun, 08/03/2014 - 02:00
There is NO bus service available on Sundays during the summer. If you have any questions, please call 540.961.1185

Steppin' Out

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:00
Steppin' Out features over 200 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained amp; fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods and so much more! For more information, visit...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 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...