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Brandie Garza helps keep the university moving full steam ahead

Local News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 00:00
pBrandie Garza, who operates heavy equipment in the Central Steam Power Plant, is used to working in jobs that are most often done by men.#160;/p

Harding Avenue and Cork Drive lane closures

Local News - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 03:00
There will be lane closures along the 600 and 700 blocks of Harding Avenue and along the 200 block of Cork Drive June 4-30, 7: a.m. – 6 p.m. Signage and flaggers will be in place to direct traffic through the work zone. These closures are needed so a contractor can perform sanitary sewer...

Nova Scotian ensemble Còig delivers a youthful spin on traditional Celtic music

Local News - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 00:00
div div div div pOriginally established as a promotional group for an international Celtic music festival, the ensemble will perform at the Moss Arts Center at 8 p.m. on#160;June 19. #160;/p /div /div /div /div

Rajesh Bagchi named Richard E. Sorensen Junior Faculty Fellow

Local News - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 00:00
pThe Richard E. Sorensen Junior Faculty Fellowship was established in 2004 through a gift from Ferguson Enterprises in recognition of Sorensen's many contributions and to the Pamplin College of Business' long-standing relationship with Ferguson Enterprises./p

Suzanne Murrmann honored with emerita status

Local News - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 00:00
pSuzanne Murrmann’s teaching and scholarship has focused on human resource management, labor relations and due-process systems in unionized and nonunion settings, and service quality management./p

2015 Illuminator Award recipients announced

Local News - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 00:00
The award is given 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.

Arthur L. Buikema honored with emeritus status

Local News - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 00:00
pA member of the Virginia Tech community since 1971, Arthur Buikema is an innovative teacher of a range of courses from freshman biology to the advanced graduate level./p

Bibbs invited to USA Basketball Men's U19 Training Camp

Local Sports - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 15:32
Rising sophomore one of 24 players on camp roster

Recycling cart delivery will begin June 16

Local News - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 03:00
New recycling carts will arrive soon. Please continue to use current recycling bins through the month of June. Single stream recycling will begin on July 1. There will be no more sorting. All recyclable material will be able to be put into one container. Each new green cart delivered...

Download the BT4U Mobile App!

Local News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 03:00
Not sure what route to ride?nbsp; Or where to catch the bus?nbsp; Let the BT4U Mobile app do all the work for you!nbsp; Use the links below to download the app on your iOS or Android device! iOS BT4U Mobile link Android BT4U Mobile link Link to BT4U App video:nbsp;...

2 College of Engineering robotics teams prep for DARPA Robotics Challenge finale

Local News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 00:00
pTwo Virginia Tech-affiliated teams are in California for the finale of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a competition to build prototype humanoid robots that can respond to disasters./p

Bike Shorts Film Festival

Local News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 18:00
The fifth annual Bike Shorts Film Festival features shorts films produced by local, national and international filmmakers featuring bicycles, bicyclists, and bicycling in interesting, creative, and surprising ways. From music videos to zombie movies, the Bike Shorts Film Festival highlights some of...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Local News - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 11:00
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...

Personalized saline may provide solution to heart death

Local News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists recently published a paper on how the components of saline solution affect cardiac conduction in the European Journal of Physiology.#160;/p

Hannah Scherer appointed assistant professor of agricultural, leadership, and community education and Extension specialist

Local News - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 00:00
pHannah Scherer has been named assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education and specialist with Virginia Cooperative Extension./p

Bartley to play in IWLCA North-South Game

Local Sports - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 13:57
Senior selected for all-star game

University City Boulevard lane closure

Local News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 03:00
There will be a partial lane closure/shoulder closure in the northbound, right-hand lane of the 600 block of University City Boulevard June 1-22. The closure will be in effect 24 hours a day through the time period. This closure is needed so a contractor can perform grading and storm...

Human and Agricultural Biosciences Building earns green building certification

Local News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:00
pIt is the tenth university building to receive LEED certification and the fifth to earn gold./p

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 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...

Street Resurfacing Notice

Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 03:00
Beginning Monday, June 1, the following streets are scheduled for resurfacing. Progress Street from Giles Road to Jackson Street Kraft Drive Intermittent road closures and travel delays should be expected 7 a.m.nbsp;- 7 p.m. On-street parking fromnbsp;7 a.m. - 7 p.m....