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Tire and vehicle research groups undergo new structure as work spreads to international levels

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
pVirginia Tech Transportation Institute combines its Halifax County, Virginia, vehicle, tire research centers into new Global Center for Automotive Performance Simulation./p

Give back by donating to help friends, neighbors, and others in need

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00
pDonations to Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign can be made through the online CVC Pledge System. In just a few minutes, tax-deductible gift that can be paid through payroll deduction can be made. There's no paper form to fill out, check to write, or mail to be sent./p

Meredith Steele appointed as assistant professor of crop and soil environmental sciences

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00
div pMeredith Steele is interested in why and how development affects land and water at broad scales and the resulting environmental consequences./p /div

Modeling cancer: Virginia Tech researchers prove mathematical models can predict cellular processes

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00
pResearchers developed mathematical models to predict the dynamics of cell transitions, and compared their results with actual measurements of activity in cell populations. The results could inform efforts to treat cancer patients./p

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's masterworks program to feature new work by local composer

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00
div div div pPresented by the Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Nov.11 at 7:30 p.m., the evening of music includes the premiere of a concerto for violin and mandolin that infuses classical music with the sounds of bluegrass./p /div /div /div

Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser raffle winner to fire Skipper at Boston College game

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00
pThe Skipper Crew will be selling raffle tickets for $1 at the center of the Drillfield from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Friday, Oct. 31. On Thursday, Oct. 30 they will sell tickets from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Drillfield./p

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship launches investor group to fund start-ups

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:00
pVT Investor Network seeks to finance promising start-ups in which a founder, board member, or active investor is a Virginia Tech graduate, student, or faculty member./p

Corps of Cadets welcomes all to Veterans Day events

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:00
div pVirginia Tech President Timothy Sands and Laura P. Sands will join the commandant of cadets, Maj. Gen. Randal Fullhart, to place the memorial wreath in front of the cenotaph on War Memorial Court at 11 a.m./p /div

Exploring the rural edge of scary movies

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:00
pEmily Satterwhite, an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Culture, studies a popular theme for scary movies -- our fears of rural places./p

Venkataramana Sridhar appointed assistant professor of biological systems engineering

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:00
divPrior to coming to Virginia Tech, Venkataramana Sridhar was an associate professor of civil engineering at Boise State University./div

Video: Undergraduate studio arts major helps local kids paint the town

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:00
pWhat better place than a farmer's market to share the joys of watercolor with children? See Virginia Tech senior Jett Hagy in action./p

'The Laramie Project' returns to Virginia Tech

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
div pThe School of Performing Arts will present The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later throughout the month of November in the Squires Studio Theatre as a part of their 2014-2015 Mainstage Theatre series./p /div

Classroom building construction to close Derring Lot and part of Perry Street beginning Nov. 8

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
pBecause the new classroom building will be located at the corner of West Campus Drive and Perry Street, most of the Derring Parking Lot will be permanently closed. As part of the project, Perry Street near West Campus Drive will be realigned and temporarily closed./p

Corps alumnus Maj. Kurt Rathgeb named Miami game Hokie Hero

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
pMaj. Kurt Rathgeb, U.S. Air Force is currently in Qatar on his fifth deployment./p

Daniel Slade named assistant professor of biochemistry

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
pDaniel Slade was a National Institutes of Health Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.#160;/p

Donations made at university bookstores can make a difference for local community members

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
div pIn the past five years, Virginia Tech employees have donated more than $1.3 million to hundreds of local organizations through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign./p /div

Neutrino scientists to receive more than $1 million of Jefferson Laboratory electron beam time

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:00
div pThe College of Science's Center for Neutrino Physics will receive nine days of beam time, valued at more than $1 million per week, to try to discover charge and space parity violation in neutrino physics./p /div

'Basetrack Live' explores the real impacts of war through music, film, images, and social media

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:00
div div div pPresented by the Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m., the performance creates a powerful narrative about the impact of war on veterans and their families and community./p /div /div /div

Former vice chair of Federal Reserve to discuss economic outlook in Pamplin's BBT Lecture

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:00
pThe lecture series is part of a Pamplin College of Business teaching program to explore the foundations of capitalism and freedom./p

Journal published by doctoral students increases world readership

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:00
div pSPECTRA, the peer-reviewed online journal led by doctoral students in the Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought, showcases interdisciplinary research and explores controversial topics./p /div