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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

The Class of 2015: 200-mile bicycle trip to benefit cancer research leaves lasting impact on Ahmed Aly

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pHe was one of six Alpha Tau Omega brothers who biked from Blacksburg to Charlotte, North Carolina, making stops along the way to donate bicycles to children with cancer./p

Venture capitalist Paul Singh to address 2015 National Capital Region graduates

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pPaul Singh is managing director and general partner at 1776, a Washington D.C.-based global business incubator and seed fund./p

Veterinary college names distinguished alumni award winners

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pDr. Tom Cecere received the 2015 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. Dr. Sue VandeWoude is the first recipient of the college’s Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award./p

Virginia Tech researcher shines light on origin of bioluminescence

Local News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech scientist Paul Marek has traced the trait of bioluminescence on the tree of life - and its original purpose is surprising./p

Hokies earn ninth-consecutive NCAA bid

Local Sports - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:37
Golfers are seventh seed in Noblesville Regional

Graduate Student Assembly elects officers for 2015-16

Local News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech Graduate Student Assembly elected a new slate of officers for 2015-16, including doctoral student Matt Chan as its president./p

Graduate students' studio project on Arlington's Vietnamese community spurs May 9 celebration

Local News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
pThe five National Capital Region students conducted oral histories, collected photos and memorabilia, created a website and Wikipedia page, and contributed to an online mapping effort./p

The Class of 2015: Catherine Goggins brings awareness to prison injustices

Local News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
pAt Alderson Hospitality House, a home that serves the families of#160;women incarcerated at a West Virginia federal prison, Catherine Goggins saw first-hand the injustices in the prison system. It changed her career path./p

The Class of 2015: Veterinary college valedictorian makes shift from humanities to veterinary science

Local News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
pKelly Underwood studied humanities at the University of Virginia before deciding to turn her love of animals into an academic pursuit and a career.#160;/p

Three students win 2015 Goldwater Scholarships

Local News - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 00:00
pDonovan Buterakos, Louis Bobby Hollingsworth, and Christine Tin received the prestigious scholarship. Of the more than 1,200 students who applied, the foundation selected 260 winners./p

Hayden with another walk off as Tech sweeps Boston College

Local Sports - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 17:16
Bottom of ninth two-run home run is the difference in 2-1 victory

Hokies finish regular season strong with 9-2 win at BC

Local Sports - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 14:07
Mericka ties home run record with 16th shot

Jarrett, Gibson taken in 2015 NFL Draft

Local Sports - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 09:44
Ninety-three players have now been drafted in Frank Beamer's tenure

Payton Jordan Invitational proves to be prosperous for Green

Local Sports - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 09:03
Sophomore downs own school record as several other Tech runners ascend in national rankings