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Virginia Tech to present William Lewis Jr. with 2015 University Distinguished Achievement Award

Local News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 00:00
pWilliam Lewis Jr., Virginia Tech's first Rhodes Scholar and a retired partner of McKinsey #38; Company, will receive his alma mater's University Distinguished Achievement Award./p

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 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...

Hokies set to compete at Roanoke-Virginia Tech Twilight Qualifier

Local Sports - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 15:42
Tech athletes tune-up one last time before ACC Championships

Tech readies for ACC Softball Championship

Local Sports - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 14:07
Seventh-seeded Hokies to open with North Carolina Thursday at home

Islamic dining traditions honored at Virginia Tech

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pAn increase in requests for Halal dining options challenged the Dining Services culinary team, along with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to prepare chicken and lamb for students of the Islamic faith. #160;/p

Katrina Piercy named outstanding recent alumna in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pLt. Katrina Butner Piercy received the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award during the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ alumni awards ceremony./p

Sandra Davis to receive university's highest honor

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pThe William H. Ruffner Medal recognizes individuals who have performed notable and distinguished service to Virginia Tech./p

Six students honored for innovation and entrepreneurship

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech Student Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year Awards honored students who have created, founded, or own a company or innovation./p

Students present research to intelligence community members at Hume Center colloquium

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pThe students' projects explored questions about ongoing events around the world that have implications for the United States' national security.#160;/p

The Class of 2015: Stephen Bennett provides leadership and vision for the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pThe captain of the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad typically volunteers more than 40 hours a week at the station, balancing the leadership role with his classes.#160;/p

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute research team finds new ways to detect ovarian cancer

Local News - Wed, 05/06/2015 - 00:00
pResearchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have found new ways of detecting ovarian cancer by studying microsatellite repeats, also known as junk DNA, in the genome./p

Planning Commission Meeting

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 22:30
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Jenco, Freiday, Jr., career nights push Tech past West Virginia

Local Sports - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:58
Hokies defeat Mountaineers 13-3 to extend win streak to seven straight

First Gobblers show ready for the spotlight

Local Sports - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 14:11
Department's all-sports awards show takes place Wednesday

Town Council Work Session

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 14:00
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Taking His Opponents To Court

Local Sports - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:15
Hunter Koontz has overcome some obstacles in his career, but has played a big role in leading Tech to another NCAA appearance

Grissom Lane Closure

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 03:00
The 1600 block of Grissom Lane will be closed to through traffic from 7am to 3pm on Maynbsp;8 andnbsp;9 so a contractor can pave and perform finish grading along the sidewalk. Signage will be in place to direct traffic around the work zone. For more information, contact Randy Formica...

Citizen Police Academy registration

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 03:00
The Blacksburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy. The ten week academy will be begin on Tuesday, May 26 and continue through Tuesday, July 28. Class time is from 6-8 p.m. and will be at the Police Department located at 200 Clay Street....

'A great time to be a Pamplin alum'

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pRinging the opening bell at Nasdaq, Pamplin dean Robert Sumichrast said, was an exciting time for Pamplin, as we continue to celebrate our 50th anniversary.#160;/p

Gobblerfest set for September 4, registration now open

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pIn addition to hundreds of information booths and displays, the free event features food, entertainment, and opportunities to meet new people./p