pI have always loved teaching and am constantly searching for ways to improve my teaching, so when I saw the course advertised, I signed up immediately, said faculty member, Kelly Harrison. The course is free for new or early career faculty. Applications are due Aug. 15./p
Updated 8/12/14:nbsp; Due to the Cadet move-in taking place on Saturday, August 16 traffic flow will be restricted on Alumni Mall.nbsp; Detours will be in effect for the entire service day for the following routes:nbsp; Main Street,nbsp; Harding Avenue/Hethwood and Two Town Trolley.nbsp; Buses...
pLindsey Rich, a fish and wildlife conservation graduate student in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, is one of three individuals from the university who received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant./p
pAn international community of researchers led by Jean Peccoud, a professor with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, has developed a common language for synthetic biology. Having such standards will move the field closer to the goal of manufacturing synthetic DNA, important for building biological structures to perform tasks./p
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam is an official Crooked Road affiliated venue that provides fun and entertainment on Wednesday evenings, June through September. The Jam takes place at Market Square Park from 8-10pm.
Catering to traditional old time and bluegrass music, the Market Square...
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.
RZN14-0004 Request to Rezone 0.571 Acres of R-5 Transitional Residential to PR Planned Residential for the development of 27 units (37 bedrooms) of multifamily condominium dwellings at 100 Eheart Street, SE (Tax parcel numbers 257-4 Sec 1-1; 257-4 Sec 1-2; and 257-4 Sec 1-3) by Gregory Tew...
pThe panel discussion will feature distinguished Virginia Tech alumni, all of whom have achieved remarkable success in their careers in public service and policy leadership positions, exemplifying Virginia Tech's motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)./p
pA critical component of Erin Poor’s Fulbright work will be an intensive, three-month language study on the island of Java, which will enable her to be conservational in Indonesian, helping to bridge difficulties of being a westerner in rural Sumatra./p
pTwo undergraduate students participating in Fralin Life Science Institute's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program study how aging and age-related neurological diseases, such as Lou Gehrig's disease, affect motor functioning./p
In addition to overseeing the efforts of the division, Chris Kiwus will provide leadership for all campus facilities and ensure a coordinated construction, maintenance, and renovation program. Heidi McCoy will be responsible for the division’s administrative, operational, and financial affairs.
divPete Congleton has been appointed director of gift planning at Virginia Tech. He previously served as director of planned giving for the University of Hartford while also volunteering as member of the executive board of the Planned Giving Group of New England./div
People with a BRCA1 gene mutation are at much higher risk for breast cancer, but no treatments exist to specifically target this problem. Researchers Deborah Kelly and Zhi Sheng with support from the Commonwealth Health Research Board want to understand this difficult-to-treat hereditary cancer at the molecular level, with the hope of informing treatment options.
Blacksburg Transit will provide shuttle service from offsite parkingnbsp;for the Steppin' Out Festival on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2nd from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.nbsp; Shuttles will operate from thenbsp;Chicken Hill Lot on...
The inbound side of Alumni Mall will be closed to regular vehicular traffic, Saturday, August 16, 7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. This is to provide space for parents of new cadets to unload.
For more information, call the Virginia Tech Office of Parking and Transportation at 540–231–3200.