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
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
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
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...
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.
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
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
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
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