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Feb 05, 2016 Save Our Towns: A good time to be a small town
Jan 25, 2016 Beetle-inspired engineering could lessen energy costs associated with controlling frost
Jan 08, 2016 National crash rate for conventional vehicles higher than crash rate of self-driving cars, report shows
Jan 12, 2016 Save Our Towns: Mastodons and more make news
Dec 08, 2015 Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, The Omnicon Group to expand unmanned aircraft testing, certification
Dec 04, 2015 Save our Towns: Citizen voices help save a mountain and a town
Nov 10, 2015 Virginia Tech takes part in multi-university effort to apply big data solutions to regional challenges
Nov 05, 2015 Students to network with nationally recognized innovators, entrepreneurs 'At the Nexus'
Nov 04, 2015 Old-school coal miner digs up meaning on Save Our Towns, Episode 3
Oct 19, 2015 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, partners test automated, connected vehicles on interstate
Oct 14, 2015 Undergraduate innovators share ideas with Gov. McAuliffe, Pres. Sands at Techtober roundtable
Oct 06, 2015 Save Our Towns program explores Walmart's effect on two border towns
Sep 02, 2015 Research growth, student opportunities in spotlight at Board of Visitors research session
Aug 31, 2015 Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership explores tethered drone opportunities with Florida company
Aug 24, 2015 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute-developed synthetic biology tool transitions to private sector
Sep 01, 2015 Save Our Towns launches season 2
Aug 17, 2015 Two Virginia regions selected for Stronger Economies Together initiative
Jul 01, 2015 Researchers test avoidance technology in unmanned aircraft at Cape May Airport with Rutgers partners
Jul 02, 2015 Video: New book shows power of the arts to strengthen communities
Jun 17, 2015 Virginia Tech is among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. patents in 2014
Jun 23, 2015 Economic development office names two specialists
Jul 28, 2015 Researchers advance unmanned aircraft industry with test flights to detect mock pipeline hazards
Jun 16, 2015 Video: Research boosts crop yields at home, reduces toxic pesticides worldwide
Jun 02, 2015 Board of Visitors revises intellectual property policy to encourage student, faculty innovation
Jun 08, 2015 Video: Students carry out 3-D printing with metals and sand, creating complex systems such as 'ant vehicle'
Jun 09, 2015 Video: Professor tells why pressure's on students to smarten up underwater robots
Jun 03, 2015 Video: In search of 'Eureka!' moments, parallel computing speeds the way
May 26, 2015 Video: Top scientist's materials research puts 'smart buildings' on the grid
May 19, 2015 Video: Bats' sonar secrets could make for better submarines, drones
May 15, 2015 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute receives outstanding achievement award
Apr 23, 2015 Economic impact of Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center estimated to be $616 million since 1995
Apr 23, 2015 Home football games bring $69 million impact, 300 jobs to region
Apr 27, 2015 Advanced Propulsion and Power Lab fills industry niche for advanced aerospace, turbine research
Apr 21, 2015 Virginia Tech joins other commonwealth universities in leap to 100 gigabits per second
Apr 16, 2015 Group forms to bring passenger rail service to Virginia's New River Valley
Apr 14, 2015 Application process open for new Stronger Economies Together regions
Apr 08, 2015 Episode 9 of Save Our Towns explores the downside of coal-based economies
Apr 03, 2015 Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center to upgrade to 40-gigabit network infrastructure
Apr 01, 2015 Communities can help laid-off workers gain new jobs, workforce study says
Mar 30, 2015 Catawba Sustainability Center could offer economic benefit to local food system, study says
Mar 27, 2015 Video: New generation of Virginia Tech students boosts town of Buchanan
Mar 25, 2015 Virginia Tech partners with Trane to launch Sustainability Institute
Mar 23, 2015 Researchers use unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline route
Mar 03, 2015 Episode 8 of Save Our Towns showcases student work in St. Paul, high-speed internet in Lebanon
Feb 12, 2015 Bristol's country music scene shines in Save Our Towns, Episode 7
Feb 02, 2015 Wine industry workforce center could boost economic development, Virginia Tech study shows
Feb 16, 2015 Sarah Lyon-Hill named economic development specialist in Office of Economic Development
Feb 05, 2015 Researchers to begin work with news organizations in an effort to advance aerial journalism
Jan 29, 2015 Accelerating student creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship sparks new collaboration
Jan 13, 2015 Save Our Towns, Episode 6, demonstrates the power of resilience
Dec 18, 2014 Joe Meredith receives Association of University Research Parks 2014 Career Achievement Award
Dec 03, 2014 Virginia Tech researchers help set agenda on ‘Big Data’ challenges at Virginia Academy Summit
Dec 08, 2014 Lessons from 'Lost Communities' illuminate Save Our Towns, Episode 5
Nov 19, 2014 Emergency responders focus on unmanned aircraft for search, public safety at state workshop
Nov 07, 2014 Tech Entrepreneurship Conference creates opportunities for innovation
Oct 29, 2014 Tire and vehicle research groups undergo new structure as work spreads to international levels
Oct 29, 2014 Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities names Virginia Tech a finalist in economic prosperity competition
Oct 29, 2014 Timothy Long named new director of Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute
Nov 06, 2014 Poetry, St. Paul, pumpkins, and more emerge in Save Our Towns, Episode 4
Nov 10, 2014 Abstracts sought for international conference to be held in Roanoke
Oct 07, 2014 Save Our Towns, Episode 3, visits Glade Spring
Sep 16, 2014 Innovation Center at VT, India takes center stage at board of visitors' research briefing
Sep 12, 2014 New e-book connects small business owners with essential information
Sep 03, 2014 Episode Two of Save Our Towns highlights St. Paul, Galax, and student projects on the Clinch River
Aug 13, 2014 Virginia Tech's unmanned aircraft test site program 'fully operational,' FAA says
Sep 05, 2014 Scott Tate named senior specialist in Office of Economic Development
Aug 01, 2014 Save Our Towns launches to mayors in 80 towns and cities
Jul 31, 2014 Synthetic biology open language will fuel progress, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute experts say
Jul 15, 2014 Save Our Towns project targets Virginia's mayors in Appalachia
Jul 10, 2014 Premier land-grant group grants Virginia Tech's 'economic prosperity' status
May 23, 2014 From drones to dirt, women to wasps, Outbursts chronicles university engagement
May 02, 2014 David Levy joins Hume Center as associate director of research in cybersecurity
Apr 22, 2014 Industry leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems to helm new FAA-approved test site
Apr 16, 2014 Summit to spotlight STEM programs and partnerships in Southwest Virginia
Mar 24, 2014 NASCAR comes to Virginia Tech to test tires on a unique machine that can spin rubber at 200 mph
Mar 25, 2014 Aviation partnership leader discusses next steps in unmanned aircraft systems testing
May 09, 2014 Aircraft redesigned to be powered by electricity in continuing efforts to advance unmanned systems
Mar 10, 2014 West Virginia spill activates Virginia Tech engineers in effort to determine long-term effects of chemicals
Mar 03, 2014 Coalition of business, education leaders warns of growing U.S. ‘innovation deficit’
Feb 25, 2014 Video: Virginia poised to soar into unmanned aircraft production
Feb 19, 2014 Business growth attracts Virginia Tech alumni back to the New River Valley
Nov 21, 2013 fuses Virginia Tech innovation and partner entrepreneurialism
Oct 08, 2013 Grant to boost data transfer speed more than 10 times for Virginia public research universities
Oct 02, 2013 Video: Three things the region's young entrepreneurs say they want most
May 21, 2013 Sanjay Raman named associate vice president, National Capital Region
Jun 12, 2013 Virginia Tech start-up company chosen for prestigious entrepreneurship program
Mar 21, 2013 Entrepreneur program blazes new trail from lab to market
Feb 21, 2013 New Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation to foster innovation and partnerships
Feb 19, 2013 Gov. Bob McDonnell, Charles Steger to speak at annual Governor's Conference on Agriculture Trade
Dec 07, 2012 Virginia Tech ranking for research spending jumps; remains tops in Virginia
Dec 05, 2012 Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties licenses augmented reality technology to Allied Minds' PAR Works
Nov 16, 2012 Photos: National Tire Reseach Center ribbon cutting
Oct 19, 2012 National Tire Research Center to open
Oct 24, 2012 Virginia Tech strengthens ties to business, industry in Arlington
Aug 07, 2012 Rachel Cogburn named executive director of I-81 Corridor Coalition
Sep 05, 2012 National Science Foundation award to help improve the efficiency of DNA fabrication, creating educational opportunities and jobs
Jul 11, 2012 Office of Economic Development adds Jennifer Shand Pitzer to staff
Jun 18, 2012 Scientific meeting at Virginia Tech will make more than $2 million economic impact
Jun 14, 2012 Video: Graduate students demonstrate economic value of trails in Southwest Virginia
Jun 05, 2012 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute receives University Transportation Center Tier 1 Grant
May 22, 2012 Virginia Tech students design, build amphitheater give Clifton Forge new life
Jun 06, 2012 VT KnowledgeWorks awards Tech Transfer Challenge prize
Apr 25, 2012 'Stronger Economies Together' initiative to strengthen regional economic development
Apr 30, 2012 Green building ideas subject of Roanoke conference
Apr 19, 2012 Agricultural exports reach a record high
Mar 14, 2012 Obama highlights Virginia Tech partnership with Rolls-Royce at plant speech
Mar 22, 2012 Virginia Tech launches new tire research group with National Science Foundation
Mar 02, 2012 Virginia Farm to Table Plan now available
Feb 15, 2012 Virginia Tech, Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborate on wireless research
Feb 01, 2012 Export trade conference to be held in March
Feb 08, 2012 Afroze Mohammed joins Virginia Tech to build strategic business alliances in the National Capital Region
Jan 12, 2012 Virginia Tech to host energy harvesting summit with goal of spurring job growth
Dec 20, 2011 Virginia Tech launches new program focused on regional economic development
Nov 23, 2011 Parent of new Southwest Virginia clean energy company wins French, international CleanTech competitions
Nov 03, 2011 Four Virginia university presidents, Gov. McDonnell discuss instructional, resource sharing projects supported by 4-VA initiative
Nov 01, 2011 Family's quest to learn about Lady Astor Rose takes them to Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
Oct 17, 2011 Virginia Tech cybersecurity breakthrough keeps sensitive data confined in physical space, engineering team says
Oct 17, 2011 Video: Potential top-secret research applications intrigue defense-oriented Virginia Tech alums
Nov 10, 2011 Virginia Tech's Office of Economic Development receives $500,000 grant
Oct 13, 2011 Video: Virginia Tech economic development team helps improve a D.C. neighborhood
Oct 05, 2011 Potatoes and Virginia Tech students at 9,000 feet
Oct 03, 2011 Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation names vice president for cyber, IT research
Oct 19, 2011 FCC approves latest acquisition for WVTF and RADIO IQ
Oct 03, 2011 Diagnostic sensors among technologies to be showcased at life science forum in Roanoke
Sep 23, 2011 Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech ranked No. 9 in Golfweek's Best Campus Course list
Sep 22, 2011 Life Science Forum introduces university research, regional companies
Sep 05, 2011 Susan Short named associate vice president for engagement
Jul 25, 2011 Virginia Tech's forest landowner program offers course in selling rural land
Jul 25, 2011 Virginia's tree fruit industry has new insecticide to fight stink bugs
Jul 21, 2011 Ray Pethtel appointed interim executive director of I-81 Corridor Coalition
Jun 24, 2011 Video: Economic developers take a closer look at Virginia Tech's research assets
May 06, 2011 Virginia Cooperative Extension to co-host Economic Resources for Rural Virginia forums, May 19 and June 7
Apr 25, 2011 Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development brings grant money to Southwest Virginia companies
Apr 08, 2011 Video: Community college student lands job at Breakell via green jobs grant
Apr 12, 2011 Graduate students in urban affairs and planning master's program present economic development plan at King George County meeting
Apr 08, 2011 Virginia Tech names directors for commonwealth engineering centers
Mar 18, 2011 Graduate students participate in annual research forum
Jan 05, 2011 Deadline is Feb. 8 for transportation equipment manufacturing companies to seek grant money
Dec 15, 2010 Virginia Tech graduate students suggest green ideas for a small community
Dec 13, 2010 Back to the earth in Haiti -- Virginia Tech team improves soils
Nov 12, 2010 Food security in Indonesia focus of new pest management project
Oct 15, 2010 Virginia Tech center to host innovation-based manufacturing workshop
Oct 18, 2010 Roanoke lecture to explore economic impact of biomedical research
Oct 12, 2010 Developing more scientists, engineers is goal of $17 million U.S. Army grant to Virginia Tech
Sep 30, 2010 Job creation is goal of Virginia Tech project with transportation-related sector in Southwest Virginia
Sep 21, 2010 Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center named 2010 Outstanding Research Park
Aug 31, 2010 Virginia Tech partner in 'Energy Innovation Hub' to pioneer energy-efficient building designs
Aug 24, 2010 Extension, College of Natural Resources and Environment offer workshop series on process improvement
Aug 05, 2010 Virginia Tech and GM announce creation of the National Tire Research Center in Southside, Virginia
Jul 13, 2010 Office of Economic Development spearheads team that lands $4.7 million grant
Jul 08, 2010 University names interim director of Office of Economic Development
Feb 01, 2010 Bull and Bones to operate dining facility at The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
Jan 20, 2010 University spearheads $3.8 million jobs-creation effort
Oct 12, 2009 Northrop Grumman opens office at Corporate Research Center
Oct 02, 2009 Study shows major economic impact of higher education
Sep 30, 2009 Coalition draws support of respected Virginia leaders
Jun 22, 2009 Business council launches higher education support campaign
Feb 20, 2009 Roanoke recruiting creative community planners from Virginia Tech and the New River Valley
Oct 21, 2008 University announces energy initiatives
Oct 21, 2008 Office of Economic Development to use $525,000 grant to bring better jobs to Southwest and Southside Virginia
Aug 12, 2008 Institute for Advanced Learning and Research names new executive director
Aug 05, 2008 Institute for Advanced Learning and Research receives grant to support opportunities in nanotechnology
Jun 24, 2008 Universities to help Cumberland County plan future
May 22, 2008 Corporate Research Center's Joe Meredith receives business leadership award
Dec 03, 2007 Rolls-Royce's decision to build manufacturing plant will impact Virginia Tech
Jun 12, 2007 Office of Economic Development, and the Urban Affairs and Planning Program, release findings of a year-long study of farmshoring in Virginia
Feb 27, 2006 Bruce Smith Enterprise may develop former Red Lion Inn site
Jan 31, 2006 Corporate Research Center forms new company from leadership training technology
Apr 12, 2004 CRC reaches out to foster development and growth, celebrates active community involvement
Dec 18, 2003 Major gift to underwrite Pete Dye renovation at Virginia Tech's River Course