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Virginia Tech to increase data analytics capability through use of new business intelligence system

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 00:00
div pA new business intelligence system will increase capabilities for data analysis across the university./p /div

Hokies held in check by Mountaineers

Local Sports - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:22
Tech manages just two hits in 11-0 loss to Appalachian State

Hokies' ACC opponents for 2014-15 announced

Local Sports - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:48
Tech home games include Virginia, Syracuse, Duke, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh

Acclaimed drummer Dennis Mackrel to perform with jazz ensembles

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
div pTickets to the April 29 concert at the Moss Arts Center are $15 general; $10 senior; $5 student and are available at the Moss Arts Center box office or by calling 540-231-5300./p /div

Darya Nesterova receives 2014 College of Science Outstanding Senior Award

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
pA dean's list student and participant in the University Honors program, Darya Nesterova is a Presidential Global Scholar studying at the Center for European Studies and Architecture this spring./p

Ecology team improves understanding of valley-wide stream chemistry

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
pThe application of a geostatistical approach to studying environmental conditions in stream networks and landscapes has revealed unexpected patterns in natural chemical components./p

Exemplary undergraduate ePortfolios to be shared at upcoming event

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
div pThe best undergraduate examples of ePortfolios from the past year will be showcased on Thursday, April 24, at an open house in Torgersen Hall.#160;/p /div

Garden project will cultivate heirloom veggies, community ties

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
pFollowing the custom of the American Indians who were Southwest Virginia's first farmers, students in a Virginia Tech project will plant a garden of native vegetables when the dogwoods bloom this spring./p

Industry leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems to helm new FAA-approved test site

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
pA trailblazer in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems has been chosen to lead Virginia Tech's federally approved test site working to safely introduce unmanned aircraft into the nation’s skies. The Federal Aviation Administration chose the test site after a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states./p

With ambitious goals, council takes steps to include more research faculty in decision-making

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 00:00
pUniversity Council passed a resolution allowing the Virginia Tech Commission of Research to include three new representatives -- two research faculty members and a postdoctoral associate. Governance becomes increasingly important as Virginia Tech grows as the commonwealth's largest academic research enterprise./p

Following the Hokies in the pros

Local Sports - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:52
Find links to all former Tech players playing professionally in one spot

Hokies draw NC State in ACC Tournament

Local Sports - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:46
Tech earns the No. 11 seed

International Street Fair highlights world-wide philanthropy

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
pNow in its 55th year, the International Street Fair provides international students a chance to share the traditions of their home countries and celebrates the collaboration between international students, domestic students, and the local community./p

Legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem to perform passionate contemporary love story

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
div div pPresented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, the company will perform Far but Close along with other repertoire on Wednesday, May 7 at 8 p.m./p /div /div

Pamplin launches new centers to study big data and entrepreneurship

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
pDeloitte is a founding sponsor and advisory board member of the Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics; a director is being sought for the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship./p

Queuing theory helps physicist understand protein recycling

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
pWhen proteins have to wait in line for an enzyme to recycle them into new proteins, they look for alternative routes. These routes can cause problems with development, inflammation, and even cancer. Finding a way to alleviate the queues is the work of Will Mather, assistant professor of physics at Virginia Tech./p

Stephanie Myrick receives 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:00
pDemonstrating a talent for research, Stephanie Myrick has served as a research assistant and completed a six-week summer research internship on conservation agriculture in Ecuador last year.#160;/p

No. 60 Hokies fall to No. 44 Seminoles

Local Sports - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 21:26
Tech finishes regular season 12-12

Hokies seeded seventh in ACC Championship

Local Sports - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:45
Men's tennis to face Wake Forest in opening round

Pitchers' duel ends in Blue Devils' favor

Local Sports - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:20
Saige Jenco has two hits in 2-0 loss to Duke