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Scientists receive more than $2 million to study effects of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay

Local News - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:00
pAs the nation’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay is a living laboratory to study the effects of weather and pollution on delicate ecosystems./p

Hokies at the #ACCkickoff

Local Sports - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:00
UPDATED: 8:30 p.m. - News, notes, tweets and videos from Greensboro

Four Hokies earn berths to the USA Diving Championships

Local Sports - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 14:25
Shinholser, Hawkins, Buchter and Stockton join Arnett on list of national qualifiers

Falling Branch Park Ride moving - August 4, 2014

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:00
Attention: Christiansburg Bus passengers Effective August 4th, 2014 the Park amp; Ride lot located off Exit 118A will be relocated across I-81 to a new lot located off Exit 118B.nbsp; Blacksburg Transit will begin servicing the new lot on August 4.nbsp;nbsp;The new lot will be accessible...

SUMMER Service

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:00
This service is operated during Summer sessions from Memorial Day until Full Service resumes. Each route provides 30 minute or hourly service depending on the length of the route. Some routes such as the Hokie Express, Patrick Henry and Progress Street do not operate; others such as UCB/Toms Creek B...

Summer undergraduate research: Fralin fellow examines health impacts of Community Supported Agriculture

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:00
pUndergraduate researcher Hayley Billingsley collected a stream of baseline data from her respondents, including height, weight, body mass index, demographics, and wellness information./p

Transportation institute awarded $55 million in federal contracts on truck safety, automated vehicles

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has captured two federal contracts worth $55 million to study safety efforts for commercial truck drivers and break new ground in the burgeoning field of automated vehicles./p

2014 Football Media Guide now available for download

Local Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:20
Fans can now download guide on iPad or tablet

Tech/William Mary football game moved to 4 p.m.

Local Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:57
Contest now to be televised on ESPNEWS

Glade Road lane closures

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 03:00
There will be intermittent lane closures on Glade Road, between Old Glade Road and Boxwood Drive, beginning Monday, July 21. This closure is necessary for street crack sealing and surface treatment, and is expected to last about a week. For more information, please call John Boyer at...

University communications projects recognized by regional and national awards

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 00:00
pSeveral Virginia Tech print and Web-based communications produced by University Relations and Development Communications were recently recognized with awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III and the Higher Education Marketing Report's Educational Advertising Awards./p

Trio of Hokies grab Watch List honors

Local Sports - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:21
Fuller, Hughes, Maddy recognized in preseason

Donnelly to compete at Commonwealth Games

Local Sports - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:54
Rising sophomore to represent Scotland and major event

Patrick Henry Drive lane closures

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 03:00
There will be intermittent lane closures on Patrick Henry Drive, between Toms Creek Road and Harding Avenue beginning Monday, July 21. This closure is necessary for street resurfacing, and is expected to last three weeks. For more information, call John Boyer at 540-961-1142.

Dining Services serves more than just award-winning meals

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 00:00
pIt’s not just the meals that bring about special recognition. Dining Services works with local charities, practices sustainability in all nine dining centers on campus, and hosts many special event and theme dinners every semester./p

Three new members on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 00:00
div pThree new members joined the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors effective this month, having recently been appointed by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.#160;/p /div

Virginia Tech unveils hockey STAR helmet testing procedures in open meeting

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech--Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences will preview its ground-breaking research of testing helmets to reduce concussions in a sport other than football./p

Virginia Tech Football to hold first Fan Appreciation Day

Local Sports - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 13:42
Free event to take place Saturday, Aug. 9 inside Lane Stadium

Virginia Tech's Mike Goforth honored by NATA

Local Sports - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:49
Athletic trainer earns regional recognition

Department of Defense awards SMART Fellowship to biomedical engineering student

Local News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:00
pRebekah Less, first-year Ph.D. student in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, was awarded a SMART Fellowship from the Department of Defense based on the novel research she is conducting in the Computational Tissue Engineering Graduate Education Program, integrating liver and gastrointestinal tissues.#160;/p