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Interactive performance 'BLEU!' takes audience members on a magical journey to the Mediterranean

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
div pThe Center for the Arts presents Italian children's theatre company Compagnia TPO, a pioneer in#160;interactive performance media, in the Moss Arts Center's Cube for five performances./p /div

New ratings announced as five new football helmets meet highest marks

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech's School of Biomedical Engineering announces new ratings as five new adult football helmets introduced this spring earn five-star mark./p

Blacksburg Transit Operating on Reduced Service

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 03:00
BT is operating on REDUCED Service in Blacksburg only; please refer to the reduced service schedules.nbsp; All service in Christiansburg, including the Commuter routes will operate as normal. During reduced service please be aware of the following changes: decreased frequency, fewer routes...

Turner Street lane closure

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 03:00
The Turner Street Project will be moving to the next phase Monday morning, July 14. Traffic will remain one way on Turner but will be driving on the new roadway that has just been completed. The project remains on schedule to have two-way traffic on Turner before fall semester begins. For more...

Career Services achieves gold certification from OUT for Work Career Center Certification Program

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pCareer Services at Virginia Tech has achieved gold certification for their commitment to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer student population on campus./p

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recognizes those committed to diversity

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pThe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently recognized two members of the academic community for their significant work in promoting diversity initiatives at Virginia Tech./p

Four to receive Virginia Tech's Illuminator Award

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pThe Illuminator Award is presented annually to four members of the Virginia Tech community who have outstanding abilities, innovative ideas to fuel the future, well-honed leadership skills, and a commitment to service.#160;/p

Life sciences students honored at Fralin Life Science Institute reception

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pEach student received a commemorative plaque and monetary award provided by the Fralin Life Science Institute./p

Senior Anusha Rizvi receives Boren Scholarship

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pAnusha Rizvi says her career goal is to work in business, international law, and gender equality.#160;/p

Summer Scholars Program funds research that spans continents, lifespans

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pFive projects addressing issues such as diminishing memory in older adults, childhood obesity, early autism detection, learning abilities in high-risk infants, and post-conflict reconstruction of communities have received a boost from the#160;Institute for Society, Culture and Environment./p

The Class of 2014: Veterinary college valedictorian Casey Burke follows in brother's footsteps

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pCasey Burke of Luray, Va., is not the only member of her family to become valedictorian of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Her brother, Dr. Nathaniel Burke, was the Class of 2011 valedictorian./p

Video: Virginia Tech scientists combat hunger in Cambodia

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:00
pLearn how a Virginia Tech-led program is introducing a sustainable system of agriculture in Cambodia./p

Gobblerfest 2014 planned for Sept. 5

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
div pThis free event has become a New River Valley tradition. The festival helps new students, faculty and staff feel more at home as they learn more about the many university and community services, agencies, businesses, clubs and organizations available to them./p /div

Kristofer D. Kusano wins Society of Automotive Engineers International's Russell S. Springer Award

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
div pKristofer D. Kusano studies driver behavior to design better crash avoidance systems and predicting expected benefits of active safety systems in vehicle fleets./p /div

Mary Marchant honored by the Southern Agricultural Economics Association

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
pMary Marchant's commitment to academic instruction ended up enriching her own career. This year she was recognized for her advocacy of teaching and applied research./p

The Class of 2014: Student servant-leader looks forward to future after graduation

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
div pFollowing commencement, Cadet Daniel Evans will report as a surface warfare officer to the USS Gravely, a destroyer based in Norfolk, Va./p /div

Virginia Tech Magazine reviews the career of the university's next president

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
pAs Virginia Tech prepares to welcome its 16th president, Timothy D. Sands, into office on June 1, the spring 2014 edition of Virginia Tech Magazine looks at Sands' years of training and his career as a researcher, professor, and administrator./p

World renowned polymer chemist to serve as visiting scholar

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
pDuring his stay, Ludwik Leibler will meet with students, research groups, and individual faculty members./p

Young scientist counts African predators to help save them

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
pLarge carnivores are disappearing from vast portions of their historical ranges in Africa. Doctoral student Lindsey Rich is doing something about it./p

Blacksburg selects Waste Industries for solid waste collection

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 03:00
Waste Industries USA, Inc has been selected by the Town of Blacksburg to provide garbage and recycling collection for the community starting July 1, 2014. The contract will service 5,600 households in the Town of Blacksburg. In preparation for the change, Waste Industries will deliver...