Steger Delivers Virginia Tech Commencement Address
Blacksburg, VA Virginia Tech President Charles Steger delivered the commencement address to more than 5,000 graduates Friday at Lane Stadium.
Thu May 16, 2013
My sister sent me interesting newspaper articles about old trees on two Virginia college campuses.
Tue May 14, 2013
New York Daily News
College president who served during school massacre steps down
Charles Steger, President of Virginia Tech, briefs the media regarding the shootings on the campus April 17, 2007 in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Mon May 13, 2013
New Market Report Now Available: UXB International, Inc.: Defense - Company Profile and SWOT Report
The profile contains a company overview, key facts, major products and services, swot analysis, business description, company history, key employees as well as company locations and subsidiaries.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mumford Company brokers the sale of Super 8 Radford, VA
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Tue May 07, 2013
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 428 PM EDT TUE MAY 7 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHERN CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA... NORTHERN HENRY ... (more)
Full Virginia Appeals Court To Review Hookah Ruling
The full Virginia Court of Appeals will consider whether a Blacksburg hookah lounge is subject to the state's restaurant smoking ban.
Biomechanical performances of old-fashioned leather and modern football helmets compared
These researchers found that all 10 modern helmets provided significantly more protection than leather helmets used in the first half of the twentieth century, and demonstrated that differences also exist between modern helmets.
Thu May 02, 2013
Going Viral Can Make or Break YouBy: Robbie Pleasant
Once something hits the Internet, it's there for good. A single tweet can go viral, or an email can ruin a person's reputation.
Wed May 01, 2013
Unemployment rates fall in Virginia metro areas
Unemployment rates fell in all of Virginia's metro areas in March as the state's unadjusted jobless rate declined half a percentage point.
Intrexon raises $150 million mega-round
Synthetic biology company Intrexon Corp., which has major operations in Germantown, just announced a $150 million mega-financing from both new investors and affiliates of company's own chairman and CEO, "biotech billionaire" Randal J. Kirk.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Woman, 24, from Norfolk killed in crash
Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 24, a Blacksburg resident originally from Norfolk, crashed in the 2100 block of Harding Road in Montgomery County just before 2 a.m., county sheriff's office Capt.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Local heavy metal band reaches broad variety of listeners
Pathogenesis is not only the universal term for the developing of a disease, but it is also the name of a local heavy metal band.
Outdoor production plays on uniqueness
In hopes of pursuing their creative dreams, two friends reached out to the Blacksburg community, and were met with unexpected results.
Young couple balances school and wedding planning
Morgan Walls, a junior English major, will marry Mark Bychowski, 2012 Virginia Tech graduate, at the Cambria Baptist Church in Christiansburg.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
A sip of success
Years ago in a small French town, an 80-year-old gentleman stepped outside of his store to offer Joyce and Ivon Beliveau wine tastings, changing their lives forever.
Earth Day celebrations continue with many more community activities
The New River Valley continues the celebration of Earth Day with a second weekend of nature- and environment-oriented events on Saturday, April 27.
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Islamic Library of Brunei Darussalam selects Virtua ILS and Chamo
VTLS announced that the Islamic Library of Brunei Darussalam has selected Virtua ILS and Chamo as the main components of its Islamic Digital Library System .
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Founders of ULTA and Catalyst Receive Alumni Achievement Awards
Two former Bison were awarded the Alumni Achievement Award for their exceptional success in their academic fields after graduation.
Wellness Center options, costs weighed
It's been over five years since Pulaski County Board of Supervisors appointed a seven-member committee to study the feasibility of an indoor Wellness Center for the county.