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Warm Hearth Village Old-Time Jam

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:00
All old-time musicians are encouraged to come out and join in. The residents really enjoy and appreciate everyone who comes out and plays. Directions to Warm Hearth can be found at www.retire.org/directions.html. The full schedule for the rest of the fall/winter/spring is...

BT Detour: Friday 4/24/15

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 03:00
On April 24th, 2015, the Relay for Life will close the north side of the Drillfield between McBryde and Davidson Hall. Because of the closure several Blacksburg Transit routes will be detoured beginning at 5:15 p.m. and last through the end of service, Friday night.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;...

Economic impact of Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center estimated to be $616 million since 1995

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe economic impact of the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in 2014 alone was $40 million. Additionally, the hotel and conference center has generated more than $36 million in taxes since reopening./p

Home football games bring $69 million impact, 300 jobs to region

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech football's economic impact tripled in the 15 years since the last study was done, according to the analysis.#160;/p

Julie Petruska wins inaugural Virginia Tech Award for Safety Excellence

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe award recognizes members of the university community whose safety efforts or initiatives have resulted in a safer work environment or substantially helped to eliminate or minimize loss or injury./p

Procter Gamble joins with Virginia Tech in strategic innovation partnership

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe agreement allows Virginia Tech researchers to forge relationships and projects with Procter #38; Gamble quickly since the underlying contractual work is already completed.#160;/p

Second executive vice president and provost candidate, Thanassis Rikakis, to speak on campus

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pRikakis currently serves as vice provost for design, arts and technology at Carnegie Mellon University.#160;The candidate forum, at 2:30 p.m. in Assembly Hall at the Holtzman Alumni Center and will be followed by a reception in the Assembly Hall and adjacent foyer./p

Undergraduates present research on tuberculosis in traveling exhibit

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe first presentation is Friday at#160;University of Virginia followed by Saturday at the Science Museum of Western Virginia in Roanoke./p

Solarize Montgomery kick-off

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 20:30
The Solarize Montgomery launch and kick-off event is just two days away, Wednesday, April 22. The Town of Blacksburg is partnering with the Town of Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Community Housing Partners, VA Sun, and the New River Valley Planning District Commission to bring back this very...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 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...

South Main Street tunnel closure

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 03:00
The Route 460 tunnel from South Main Street to Route 460 East will be closed on Thursday, April 23, from 7-11 p.m. so a contractor can perform grading operations and guardrail installation associated with the Research Center Drive Project. The detour route will be a right at Research...

Cultural achievement ceremonies celebrate underrepresented graduates

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00
pOn May 14, four ceremonies will honor graduates from underrepresented groups, as they prepare for university commencement ceremonies the following day./p

Experience the Cube and other innovative arts and technology research during 'ICAT Day'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00
div div div div pHeld from noon until 9 p.m. on May 4 , the annual event celebrates the work of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology's affiliated faculty and students who blend science, engineering, art, and design./p /div /div /div /div

Highty-Tighties to hold annual spring concert on May 3

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00
pThe concert band will begin its performance at 5 p.m. in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, located within the Moss Arts Center’s Street and Davis Performance Hall/p

Hope Wentzel receives 2015 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00
pShe will receive a bachelor’s degree in animal and poultry sciences with a minor in forestry during the University Commencement ceremony May 15 in Lane Stadium./p

New Corps of Cadets residence hall named in honor of J. and Renae Pearson

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00
pThe new Corps of Cadets residence hall due to open in August 2015 has been named in recognition of James and Renae Pearson, an alumni couple that made a tremendously generous commitment to the corps and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences./p

Town Council Meeting (Replay)

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 22:30
WTOB airs both the live broadcast and replays all of the Blacksburg Town Council meetings to keep Blacksburg residents in the know about their community and informed about issues on Council’s agenda. Watch archived and live Town Council meetings online

Town Council Work Session

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 14:00
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Ansley Abraham to deliver 2015 Graduate School Commencement address

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
pAnsley Abraham, founding director of the Southern Regional Education Board State Doctoral Scholars Program, will give the keynote address at the 2015 Graduate School Commencement ceremony to be held Friday, May 15./p

Choral concerts honor Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre and act as send-off for overseas tour

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00
The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts will present concerts by Tech Men and the Women’s Chorus on April 27 and the Chamber Singers on May 5. #160;