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Edwin J. Jones recognized for his service to agribusiness

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pEdwin J. Jones received the 2015 Land-Grant University award at the 2015 Virginia Cooperative Extension Professional Development Conference./p

Eight Virginia Tech graduate students receive Citizen Scholar awards

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech honored eight graduate students with Citizen Scholar awards for their work combining scholarship with community involvement./p

Engineering students head to NASA’s Wallops Island flight facility for Saturday rocket launch

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pExperiments built by Virginia Tech College of Engineering students are slated to travel into space aboard a NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility./p

Executive vice president and provost candidate Keith Whitfield to speak on campus

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pWhitfield currently is the vice provost for academic affairs at Duke University.#160;At the conclusion of the candidate forum, the university will host a reception also at Latham C Ballroom./p

Exhibit opening next week seeks to capture the power of art in fostering empathy

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pHumanism. Empathy. Passion. These are just a few of the values captured in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s latest art exhibition./p

Robert 'Kwamina' Orleans-Pobee receives 2015 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Award

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pHe will receive bachelor’s degrees in computer science, physics, and philosophy with a minor in mathematics during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Seven undergraduates awarded ACC Creativity and Innovation Fellowships

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pThe selected students represent six of the seven undergraduate colleges. Each will pursue student-led research or creative scholarship projects this summer./p

Virginia Tech researcher works to end gastric illness in people, increase production of pigs

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech scientist Kiho Lee’s research relies on finding pathways to fight disease and increase hog production./p

McBryde Hall 100 Auditorium to get summer makeover

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00
pThe $2.2 million upgrade to the 540-seat auditorium includes new seats, improved accessibility technology, and better acoustics./p

Center for Design Research showcases new Design Robotics Studio through summit

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe Design Robotics Summit brought together university and corporate guests for two days of immersion in digital design-to-robotic fabrication. The results will be presented at the May 16-19 International Contemporary Furniture Fair./p

Graduate student designs social media site to match young minds with scientific mentors

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pGraduate student Nina Lauharatanahirun launched a social media site with the support of Virginia Tech's Diversity Scholars Program to match young minds with scientific mentors./p

Group forms to bring passenger rail service to Virginia's New River Valley

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pLeaders from the region have formed a partnership to bring passenger rail service to the area by 2020.#160;/p

In memoriam: Bryant 'Wes' Cochran, a junior majoring in biological sciences, College of Science

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pFuneral#160;services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Sunhill Country Church, Sunhill, West Virginia./p

Nancy Mason receives 2015 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pShe will receive a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in Asian area studies during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Virginia Tech wins its sixth Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe award recognized the university's effort to get students involved in campus sustainability.#160;/p

Virginia-Maryland veterinary students impress at national symposium

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
pThe three-day program includes interactive wet labs, lectures, academic and athletic competitions, an exhibit hall, and the SAVMA House of Delegates biannual meeting./p

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 17:00
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 Service Information 4/16/15

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 03:00
As part of the Day of Remembrance there will be a moment of silence at 9:43 a.m. on the Virginia Tech campus.nbsp;In order to honornbsp;this, BT buses will shut down at on-campus time checks from 9:40 to 9:45am. For more information on Day of Remembrance Events, please visitnbsp;...

Ashley Lohr receives 2015 College of Natural Resources and Environment Outstanding Senior Award

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pLohr will receive a bachelor’s degree in wildlife conservation with a minor in entomology during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

Jessica K. Li selected as 2015 Undergraduate Student of the Year

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00
pThe recognition is awarded to a student who has exceptional and balanced achievement in academics, leadership, and service./p