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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to host global conference on pavement management in May

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 01:00
pThe conference will bring together pavement design and management engineers, consultants, and companies to define “next-generation” methods in road construction as well as road maintenance and upkeep. It will address topics related to sustainability, accountability, and improved pavement performance./p

Annual Health and Benefits Fair helps employees make healthier choices

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 01:00
div pThe health fair will include cooking demonstrations; a flu shot clinic; free hearing and vision tests; and blood pressure, body fat and BMI, skin cancer, and diabetes screenings throughout the day. More than 70 vendors will participate in the health far./p /div

Corps of Cadets alumnus 1st Lt. David Jacobs named Military Bowl Hokie Hero

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 01:00
div p1st Lt. David Jacobs, U.S. Air Force is currently flying the C-130J out of Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti. He was the Hokie Hero for the Military Bowl game./p /div

Forbes ranks Blacksburg among the 25 best places to retire

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 01:00
pMore than half of those who have retired from Virginia Tech since 1990 continue to live in the New River Valley./p

Going viral: Targeting brain cancer cells with a wound-healing drug

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists were awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund, part of the Center for Innovative Technology, to engineer a viral therapy for a difficult-to-treat brain cancer.#160;/p