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Tech announces 2014 schedule

Local Sports - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 16:01
Nine home contests highlight 2014 campaign

Help conserve energy during 'Lights out!/Power down!' June 26

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 00:00
pThe university community will be asked to turn off and unplug all non-critical lighting and electrical loads for one hour./p

In memoriam: Christa Thomas, retired graduate program coordinator, College of Science

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 00:00
pChrista Thomas, retired graduate program coordinator with the Department of Physics in the College of Science, has died at 75./p

Researchers map fishing resources to assist land managers, anglers

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 00:00
pA Virginia Tech study examined the capacity, quality, and demand of freshwater recreational fishing sites in Virginia and North Carolina./p

Subvention fund helps students and faculty publish research

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 00:00
pThrough the Open Access Subvention Fund, the University Libraries at Virginia Tech helped over 55 researchers and authors publish articles in the fund's first year./p

Hokies add two more for 2014

Local Sports - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:28
White and Perez join women's soccer for fall season

Kevin Jones named Special Assistant to the Athletic Director at Virginia Tech

Local Sports - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:01
Former Hokie football All-American set to start new post July 10

Kevin Jones named Special Assistant to the Athletic Director at Virginia Tech

Local Sports - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:01
Former Hokie football All-American set to start new post July 10

Researchers map gene differences in yellow fever, malaria mosquitoes, to help prevent disease

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:00
pOnly female mosquitoes bite and transmit infectious diseases. Understanding the mechanisms of the sex chromosomes may help to manipulate the sex ratio in mosquitoes and reduce disease transmission./p

Steven Culver to lead Office of Assessment and Evaluation

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:00
pSteven Culver has served as interim director of the office since the retirement of Ray Van Dyke in September 2013. Prior to that, he served as senior associate director of the office for six years./p

Veterinary college receives grant for research in global health and development

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:00
pLijuan Yuan, associate professor of virology and immunology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled Gnotobiotic Pig Model for Dysbiosis and Enteric Immunity./p

Morton resets school record in 1500 at Portland Track Festival

Local Sports - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 14:51
Sophomore beats own previous record set two weeks ago at NCAA regional

Keri Swaby to coordinate Office of Undergraduate Research

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00
pKeri Swaby will coordinate programs and services offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, which has a mission of facilitating undergraduate student research projects with faculty members across the many academic units at Virginia Tech./p

Program in Real Estate marks successful first year

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00
p style=text-align:left;The Program in Real Estate, a unique six-college collaborative degree launched last year, experienced a successful first year of growth and achievements.#160;/p

Researchers tap into social networks of endangered Indiana bat to aid in habitat management

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00
pScientists at Virginia Tech and The Ohio State University found that the endangered Indiana bat may be able to use its social connections to survive a certain amount of roost destruction, depending on habitat availability./p

Pollock finishes season as All-American in 1500

Local Sports - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 17:30
Junior posts sixth-place finish at meet

Schultze earns bronze at NCAA Championships

Local Sports - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 21:28
Junior earns All-America honors for sixth time in her career

Alumni Mall to get facelift and additional parking

Local News - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 00:00
pThe project will increase the amount of parking spaces from six to 19 and add benches, flowers, bushes, and trees./p

New student group looks to boost female leaders in veterinary medicine

Local News - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 00:00
pStudents at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine are leading national efforts to boost the number of female leaders in the veterinary profession. They are at one of only three U.S. veterinary colleges to launch a new student chapter of the Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative./p

WVTF Public Radio, RADIO IQ budget to be reviewed by Virginia Tech Foundation

Local News - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 00:00
pThe portion of the meeting dealing with WVTF will begin at 11 a.m. and is open to the public because a portion of the WVTF budget comes from public funds./p