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Virginia Tech statement on ongoing investigation of missing Blacksburg resident

Blacksburg Police have announced the arrest of a Virginia Tech student in connection to the case of missing Blacksburg resident Nicole Madison Lovell.

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Virginia Tech, Naval Academy going nuclear

Virginia Tech’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Lab and the U.S. Naval Academy’s nuclear engineering program have joined in a research and educational partnership.

Virginia Tech engineers devise way to make frost-free zones on surfaces

A team of researchers led by Virginia Tech has used chemical micropatterns to control the growth of frost caused by condensation.

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Virginia Tech Flint Water Study Research Team to present on water crisis

The Flint Water Study Team will review efforts to confirm the high lead levels in Flint’s water.

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Virginia Tech professor explores history and complexity of African-American funeral home business in the South

Beverly Bunch-Lyons vividly recalls her grandmother’s funeral in Raleigh, North Carolina. At age five, it was her first experience with death.

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Virginia Tech unveils the future of bathroom design in Las Vegas

The third phase of Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS, a just-completed bathroom, was showcased this week in Las Vegas at North America’s premier industry event.

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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists find new evidence of immune system plasticity

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have found a potential way to influence long-term memory formation in the immune system.

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Weather forces early tip for North Carolina at Virginia Tech

Due to continued weather conditions, the North Carolina at Virginia Tech game, originally scheduled for 6:30 pm on Sunday, January 24, will now tip at 3:00 pm.

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Virginia Tech leads team to integrate sensors into car tires

Because the tires on your car are its point of contact with the road, they can provide useful safety information like how fast you’re driving and whether the road is slippery.

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Virginia Tech’s Save Our Towns program profiles Saltville’s prized paleontological finds

The latest episode of Virginia Tech’s Save Our Towns program profiles Saltville’s prized paleontological finds.


Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia Tech offers tips for preparing for the El Niño winter

Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia Tech has a number of tips to help people prepare for the winter and keep their families, property, and animals safe.


Adding value pays off for Virginia cattle producers through collaboration with Virginia Cooperative Extension

With more than 1.4 million head of cattle across the commonwealth, Virginia’s beef cattle industry is big business.

Fish species, rural livelihoods threatened by new dams on world’s largest rivers

Advocates of hydroelectric dams on the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers often overestimate economic benefits and underestimate effects on biodiversity.

Recycled trees are post-holiday gifts for the environment

Instead of disposing of your cut Christmas tree, why not recycle it into garden materials or wildlife habitat?

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Virginia Tech increases football coach salaries

Virginia Tech will pay new coach Justin Fuente and his staff $6.715 million in 2016, an increase of $427,125 over what outgoing coach Frank Beamer’s staff was paid.

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Future science products for Landsat satellite to be discussed at Virginia Tech meeting

Virginia Tech faculty members and graduate students will get to present their remote sensing research to scientists from across the world.

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Shane Beamer added to Georgia football staff

New Georgia football coach Kirby Smart announced the addition of former Virginia Tech associate head coach Shane Beamer to his staff on Tuesday.

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Fuente adds former Memphis defensive coordinator to Virginia Tech staff

New Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente has added his former Memphis defensive coordinator to his staff in Blacksburg.

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Game Preview: #5 Virginia will not overlook Virginia Tech

Last January, Virginia had to rally from 10 points down in the final 10 minutes to beat Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

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Virginia Tech adds Brad Cornelsen as offensive coordinator

Brad Cornelsen will be joining the staff of Justin Fuente at Virginia Tech as offensive coordinator, Fuente announced on Thursday.

Virginia Tech students and faculty demonstrate the robotic future of making things

The Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design’s Center for Design Research demonstrated the future of making things at this year’s international Autodesk University in Las Vegas.

Virginia Tech holds on, defeats Tulsa, 55-52, in Frank Beamer finale

Virginia Tech led by 24 midway through the second quarter, but the Hokies had to fight off a late Tulsa rally to clinch a 55-52 win in the Independence Bowl on Saturday.

Virginia Tech team advancing use of amateur radio in emergency communications

The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology is preparing to send an amateur radio transponder into a geosynchronous orbit in 2017.

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Virginia Tech researcher explores methods used for detecting environmental pollutants

While there are many existing techniques for detecting contamination, they generally require highly specific instruments for each contaminant.

Game Preview: Does Virginia Tech send Frank Beamer out a winner?

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer returns to the scene of the crime, in a manner of speaking, Saturday at the Independence Bowl.