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Innovate community cultivates entrepreneurial ecosystem in Blacksburg

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
pIn early 2013, Housing and Residence Life set out to fill a unique, vacant location with a new, driven and focused living-learning community. The Innovate living-learning community was created to fill this gap./p

Open house on proposed revisions to general education curriculum

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
pFaculty, staff, students, and friends of the university are invited to an open house on April 21 to see the proposed plans to guide changes to the Curriculum for Liberal Education CLE, the university’s general education curriculum, and provide feedback./p

Pamplin course offers opportunity for certification in responsible alcohol service

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
pAlcohol is an integral part of the hospitality industry, and having students trained and certified in safe and ethical alcohol policies is critical, said Rick Perdue, head of the hospitality and tourism management department in the Pamplin College of Business./p

Peter Beegle receives 2014 College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior Award

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
pIn 2012, Peter Beegle received a bronze International Design Excellence Award in the student category and was a finalist for the World Design Impact Prize in 2013./p

Virginia Tech commuter program gets national recognition

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:00
pThe award recognizes Virginia Tech's support for commuting transportation options such as carpool and transit benefits for employees./p

Tech gets road win at No. 30 Liberty, 4-3

Local Sports - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 22:16
Saige Jenco, Alex Perez each score twice in victory

Virginia Tech athletics partners with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions

Local Sports - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:49
By Jimmy Robertson - Inside Hokie Sports

Tyler named ACC Pitcher of the Week

Local Sports - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:35
Sophomore goes 3-0 with 0.74 ERA in ACC action

Design/BuildLAB wins Architizer A+ Award for Smith Creek Park in Clifton Forge, Va.

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pThe Smith Creek area of Clifton Forge is home to two related student-designed, student- built projects created by third-year architecture students. Their work has been recognized in the international Architizer A+ Awards.#160;/p

Economist editor Greg Ip to discuss economic outlook in Pamplin's BBT Lecture

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pThe lecture series is part of a Pamplin College of Business teaching program to explore the foundations of capitalism and freedom./p

Entomologist receives 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pHer work has had a lasting impact on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech and she continues to make significant contributions to the field of forensic entomology, said Alan Grant, dean of the college.#160;/p

Study of dead wood in old-growth Iranian forest provides information for forest management

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pAssociate Professor Carolyn Copenheaver collaborated with researchers in Iran on the importance of dead wood, an often-overlooked forest feature, in old-growth forest ecosystems./p

Timothy Duffy and Cassidy Grubbs selected 2014 Undergraduate Man, Woman of the Year

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pThe awards recognize two graduating students who have achieved overall excellence during their undergraduate careers at the university and who have exceptional and balanced achievement in academics, leadership, and service./p

Virginia Tech Alumni Association to host photography weekend

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech Alumni Association to host photography weekend May 30-31 at the Holtzman Alumni Center and The Inn at Virginia Tech./p

Virginia Tech Police make arrest in forgery case

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pEdward Dion Crook II was arrested by officers from the Virginia Tech Police Department on campus and transported to the Montgomery County Magistrate Office where he was released on a recognizance bond./p

Virginia Tech researcher discovers key ingredient in cocoa has significant health benefits

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00
pA first-of-its-kind study demonstrates cocoa compounds may unlock the key to fighting the common, modern-day illnesses of obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes./p

No. 42 Hokies fall to No. 32 N.C. State, 4-3

Local Sports - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:54
Tech wins doubles while Contini and Monteiro claim singles

Tech takes series from Maryland with 6-4 win

Local Sports - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 17:09
Ryan Tufts and Ricky Surum each drive in two in victory

Hokies roll past Cavaliers to complete series sweep

Local Sports - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 15:06
Seniors shine in final weekend home game

No. 64 Tech tops No. 44 Boston College

Local Sports - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 13:57
Four Hokies win three-set matches