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In memoriam: Otis F. Hall, professor emeritus and former head, Department of Forestry and Wood Products

Local News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00
pA memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Blacksburg United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. at the church./p

Plant-based molecule may be key to cleanup of Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster

Local News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00
pA Virginia Tech professor is part of a team that discovered that a unique molecule produced from a component of plant cell walls may help to remove radioactive cesium from contaminated water being held at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant./p

Behind hot shooting from Smith and Mueller, Hokies notch first ACC win of season

Local Sports - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:22
By Jimmy Robertson - Inside Hokie Sports

ESPN releases spring softball broadcast schedule

Local Sports - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:55
Hokies to be featured seven times across the different platforms

Shinholser garners ACC Male Diver of the Week award

Local Sports - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:33
Sophomore had first and second-place finishes in weekend meet

Uhle claims ACC Field Performer of the Week honors

Local Sports - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:12
Senior pole vaulter claims award for the second time this season

Gardin named 2015 ACC Women's Basketball Legend

Local Sports - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:30
Around The ACC

Jan. 27: Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center to open at 10 a.m.

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
pDue to inclement weather,#160;the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center will open at 10 a.m.#160;/p

Dennis Dean to serve as interim vice president for research at Virginia Tech

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
pA new vice president for research at Virginia Tech is expected to be named this summer. Until then, Fralin Life Science Institute Director Dennis Dean will serve as interim vice president./p

Doctoral student Jacob Grohs wins leadership award

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
div pVirginia Tech doctoral student Jacob Grohs won a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Grohs, who teaches in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, was one of 10 nominees selected./p /div

Four faculty members appointed to the Academy of Faculty Service

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
div pThe Academy of Faculty Services recognizes a faculty member's exceptional service to the university beyond their usual responsibility. Instructional, research, administrative, and professional faculty members are eligible for inclusion./p /div

In a severe flu season, Virginia Tech researcher searches for better ways to prevent infections

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
div pVirginia Tech professor Linsey Marr is studying how the disease is transmitted through the air, in hopes that her results will lead to new strategies to fight the flu.#160;/p /div

Lane Hall receives national historical status

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
pLane Hall, built in 1888,#160;originally served as barracks for the Corps of Cadets. It housed 130 students until it was converted into academic offices in 1967./p

Lots of options for students to stay active this winter

Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00
pRecreational Sports and Student Centers and Activities provide students with countless opportunities to stay active during the cold winter months in Blacksburg. Intramural sports, fitness classes, BreakZONE, and Venture Out are highlighted as the semester begins./p

Hokies conclude homestand with Panthers

Local Sports - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 17:44
Tech, Pitt meet in Cassell Coliseum on Tuesday night

Tech men check in at No. 22 in latest USTFCCCA Poll

Local Sports - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:50
Several top-10 performances propel Hokies to national ranking

2015 Baseball Night in Blacksburg event approaching

Local Sports - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:41
Check out the latest details for the eighth annual event

30th Annual Hokie Celebration Event Announced

Local Sports - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:03
the scoop

Dining Services greets students with Welcome Back Favorites

Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:00
pThe spring semester is full of special events hosted at D2 at Dietrick Hall, including Welcome Back Favorites, Home Sweet Home, and many more delicious dinners and desserts to show Dining Services' appreciation for students./p

Ezra 'Bud' Brown receives first-ever Mathematical Association of America service award

Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:00
div pThe Mathematical Association of America presented Alumni Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Ezra 'Bud' Brown with the first-ever Sister Helen Christensen Service Award for more than 40 years of service and his leadership role within the organization./p /div