Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
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Hokies throw away late lead in stinging loss to Jackets

By Andy BitterThe Roanoke Times© September 20, 2014BLACKSBURGA bad pick, several defensive breakdowns and late field goal lifted Georgia Tech to a 27-24 win against Virginia Tech on  Saturday , the first time the Hokies have lost games in back-to-back ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

ECU loses receiver Worthy to two-game suspension

Cam Worthy caught six passes for 224 yards last week at Virginia TechGREENVILLE – Cam Worthy led East Carolina with a career-high six catches for 224 in last week’s upset of Virginia Tech. It’s a performance he won’t repeat today, and not because North ... [Published Star News Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Opinion/Letter: UVa victory day a dream come true

Greetings from a family who lives eight miles from Virginia Tech.Last Saturday, Sept. 13, was one of the best days of my life. I got to see my 5-year-old granddaughter; Virginia Tech lost; and the Cavaliers — my favorite team since I was 8 years old — ... [Published Daily Progress - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Georgia Tech wants fast start to conference play at Virginia Tech

Former Union Grove standout and Georgia Tech corner D.J. White (28) breaks up a pass in last year’s Music City Bowl. White had a key pass break up in last week’s 42-38 win against Georgia Southern. (Special Photo: Jason Mussell)BLACKBSBURG, Va. — Lost ... [Published Henry Herald - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The Two Sides of Liz Hogan

STANFORD, Calif. -- U.S. national team goalie Liz Hogan joined the Stanford women’s lacrosse coaching staff in July and brings the perspective of a veteran coach, but also of a world-class player to The Farm.Only 25, she’s already in her fourth year as ... [Published Go Stanford - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Saving crops, trees, and even towns, Outbursts covers Virginia Tech outreach monthly

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 -The two- to four-page monthly news briefing offers readers a look at how Outreach and International Affairs shares the best of Virginia Tech by working side by side with communities around the world.The current issue showcases ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas R. Fox named Honorable Garland Gray Professor of Forestry

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 -The professorship was established in 1985 by the late state Senator Elmon Gray, who named it in memory of his father. Garland Gray also served in the Senate of Virginia.A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2000, ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Eugene F. Brown honored with emeritus status

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 -The title of emeritus may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the board of visitors by Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands. Nominated ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Tech names new engineering building Goodwin Hall in recognition of a record donation

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 -Goodwin Hall will be formally dedicated on Oct. 24 at 10:30 a.m., and is located near the corner of Prices Fork Road and Stanger Street.The Richmond couple committed the largest single donation in Virginia Tech history ... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Tech researchers devise traffic app to rival weather apps

Before many travelers head to the beach or up to the mountains to go apple picking or skiing, they check a weather app.One day, they also may check a traffic app that will help them get to the beach or the mountains without getting stuck in a traffic ... [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Tech showing live-action graphic novel

Virginia Tech is offering a new comic book experience. "The Intergalatic Nemesis" (Book One: Target Earth) will be presented on Thursday, September 25 and Friday, September 26 at 7:30 at Moss Arts Center.The show will feature live action graphic novel, ... [Published SWVA Today - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Film About Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor

Grandmothers Against Gun Violence will show the documentary, “Living for 32,” at its Upper Cape Chapter meeting Tuesday, September 23, at 7 PM at the Falmouth Public Library’s Hermann Foundation Meeting Room.The film tells the story of Colin Goddard, ... [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Sep 18 2014]

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