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Details announced for annual Spring Game events

Local Sports - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:10
Tech set to host HokieBird Festival, Spirit Clinic, and Canned Food Drive

2014 Virginia Tech Relay For Life sets highest goals to date

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
div div pLast year's Relay For Life included more than 6,000 participants and sponsors who raised more than $550,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year, the goal is to increase the number of participants to 6,500 and money raised to $650,000./p /div /div

Andrea Ledesma receives 2014 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Outstanding Senior Award

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
pA member of the University Honors program, Andrea Ledesma received the 2013 Department of History prize for the best undergraduate historical research./p

Artist Kehinde Wiley to speak at Moss Arts Center April 21

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
In his first-ever talk in Virginia, internationally known artist Kehinde Wiley will speak about the scope and meaning of his work in what has been one of the most remarkable artistic careers of recent times. He approaches individuals in the street and places them into the role of aristocracy through his art.

Catherine Goggins wins Udall Scholarship

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
pCatherine Goggins, a junior majoring in agricultural and applied economics, has won a 2014 Udall Scholarship. She is one of 50 students, and the only one from Virginia, to receive the award./p

Lavender Ceremony celebrates graduates and allies

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
pLGBT graduates encouraged to register for the 6th Annual Lavender Commencement Ceremony by May 1./p

Pamplin dean charts a new course for the college

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:00
pSince taking the helm in July 2013, Sumichrast has embarked on a torrid pace of change. He likes a fast pace, he says. But his moves also reflect his desire to make the most of the momentum he currently has, including the keen interest and enthusiastic response he has received from Pamplin faculty and staff, students, and alumni./p

Kruzliak claims second-straight hammer throw title

Local Sports - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 21:27
Hokies compete well on first day of ACC Outdoor Championships

Hokies and Blue Devils square off in key ACC series

Local Sports - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:47
Four conference weekends remain in battle for ACC postseason spots

Hokies travel to Miami, Florida State

Local Sports - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:01
Tech finishes season with Florida swing

Softball takes winning streak to College Park

Local Sports - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:39
Hokies and Terrapins set to battle three times

Elaine Flory receives 2014 Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Graduate Award

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
pElaine Flory was the recipient of the Dr. Jocelyn Leighty Rodgers Memorial Scholarship and the Andrea Walnes Memorial Scholarship./p

Engineering's Devi Parikh seeks to lessen failures in computerized visual recognition programs

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
pDevi Parikh's $150,000 U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigators' Award seeks to improve computer programs that use facial or image recognition systems, and to create methods for computer programs to communicate failures as they happen/p

Institute for Policy and Governance to study behavioral health education and planning in the New River Valley

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
div pVirginia Tech's Institute for Policy and Governance is one of 10 groups nationwide awarded a grant for behavioral health planning and education./p /div

More than 200 community singers perform Mendelssohn's epic musical drama 'Elijah'

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
div pPresented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech and the Blacksburg Master Chorale, the concert will be May 3./p /div

Six undergraduate students awarded 2013-14 ACC Creativity and Innovation Fellowships

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
pSix undergraduates, representing four undergraduate colleges at Virginia Tech, were awarded ACC Creativity and Innovation grants to support undergraduate research and creativity scholarship opportunities, ranging from bench research to film making./p

Special test of VT Alerts scheduled for all campuses April 24

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech will send three messages as part of a special full-scale test of its VT Alerts. The three messages will allow the university to evaluate new alert systems./p

Students active in gender and technology conference

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:00
pFrom logistics to tech support to creation of a 3-D printed figure, student involvement is a vital component of the upcoming conference on gender, bodies, and technology./p

Hokies battle but come up short against No. 15 Virginia, 17-12

Local Sports - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:02
Bartley, Heaps, Will tally hat tricks

Hokies set to compete at 2014 ACC Outdoor Track Field Championships

Local Sports - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:58
Several Hokies go into the meet with some of the nation's top marks