The former president of Bennington College, widely recognized as an early and outspoken champion of cross-disciplinary education, will present a talk at the Moss Arts Center on March 21.
The Center for Communicating Science will host a launch celebration Thursday beginning with the first annual Nutshell Games, in which graduate students aim to condense years of their research into a 90-second, compelling description.
The online edition of the magazine offers a quiz that, depending on whether you take it before or after reading the issue, serves as a preview of content or a test of memory. Either way, you will receive a HokieBird-inspired score at the end.
Mike Butera founded Artiphon, a music technology company in Nashville whose first creation allows players to strum a guitar, bow a violin, tap a piano, and loop a beat — all on a two-pound, molded-plastic device resembling a wide guitar neck.
Elizabeth Spiller, dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has been named dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Davis.
More than 1,000 people from around the region, the nation, and even the world will travel to Virginia Tech to celebrate the richness of Appalachia and combat the exploitation of its resources.
Hansen, who was among the first scientists to argue that the burning of fossil fuels is warming the planet, will visit Virginia Tech on March 10.
The 26th annual Civil War Weekend, held in Blacksburg from March 17 to 19, will tackle the intriguing question of when Union victory became certain.
To shine light on the home financing inequities of the 1930s a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, the University of Richmond, and Virginia Tech have launched a website with of historic maps of 225 U.S. cities.
Based on an analysis of political leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela, Martha Nussbaum will explore the notion that it is possible to fight injustice without anger.