Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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Hacking contests ID cyber talent for government, industry

NEWARK, Del. — The best warriors are battle-tested. So how do you identify and train the most skillful up and coming cyberwarriors when the combat they practice — hacking — is illegal?Enter cyber competitions: Contests for aspiring cybersecurity warriors ... [Published Politico - 4 hours ago]
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Elon welcomes sixth Interactive Media class

Elon's iMedia Class of 2015.Almost three dozen students from a variety of backgrounds began Elon’s 10-month master’s program in Interactive Media on Monday. The 32 students comprise the sixth class in the program’s history.About half of the iMedia Class ... [Published Elon University - 4 hours ago]
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Local students named to the Virginia Tech Dean's List for spring semester

The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point average (on ... [Published Messenger Gazette - 5 hours ago]
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Colleges start new programs

Georgia Regents University has started a graduate-level certificate program in sport coaching. is starting an associate of science in business administration. LeTourneau University is starting a bachelor of science program in nursing. is starting a master ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Virginia Tech alumna receives Fulbright U.S. student grant to study food safety in Bangladesh

Kathryn FiedlerBLACKSBURG, Va., July 29, 2014 – A Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recent graduate in plant pathology, physiology, and weed science recently received a Fulbright U.S. student grant to study agricultural processes ... [Published Virginia Tech - 17 hours ago]
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Pete Congleton named director of gift planning

– Pete Congleton has been appointed director of gift planning at Virginia Tech.Prior to joining University Development , Congleton served as director of planned giving for the University of Hartford while also volunteering as member of the executive board ... [Published Virginia Tech - 17 hours ago]
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Summer undergraduate research: Fralin Fellow advances collaborative research methods

– The Virginia Tech Mass Spectrometry Research Incubator is an on-campus research hub for biochemical and molecular-level analyses, and this summer an undergraduate researcher is helping turn the wheel.Whitney Beasley of Manassas, Virginia , a senior ... [Published Virginia Tech - 17 hours ago]
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Virginia Tech plans a fan appreciation day

. -Virginia Tech wants to say "Thank You" to all its die-hard fans. Fan appreciation day is set for August 9th at 11:30 A.M. at Lane Stadium.Many fans say they have felt under appreciated for a long time, except for maybe one kid. WDBJ7 New River Valley ... [Published WDBJ7.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Area residents named to Dean’s List at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG – The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point ... [Published Southwest Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Student hoops trainer donates scholarship

A Virginia Tech basketball trainer is donating his scholarship to raise awareness for ALS. His father died of the disease when he was a young boy, reports WDBJ in Virginia. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Storms pack punch across the region

SLIDESHOW People accused of crazy crimes People accused of crazy crimes Check out mug shots of people arrested around the country for allegedly committing crazy crimes. More > Check out mug shots of people arrested around the country for allegedly ... [Published WNEM - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UVa opponent preview series: Hokies eye return to winning ways

Editor’s note: This is the last of a 12-part series previewing Virginia’s 2014 opponents.In 2011, the last time Virginia Tech won 10 or more games and appeared in the Sugar Bowl, it could have been seen as just the beginning.The Hokies were guided to ... [Published Daily Progress - Jul 27 2014]

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