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Virginia Tech announced Oct. 31 a new nuclear engineering minor will be available to students graduating in 2020 or later. The minor is part of the mechanical engineering department and is 18 credit hours. Students are required to take four required courses and two electives.


Holden Hall, which houses both Virginia Tech’s Mining and Minerals Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering programs, will nearly triple in size to transform the current building into a centerpiece for learning and research for both departments in the College of Engineering. Constru…

Recent Virginia elections resulted in Democrats controlling majorities in both the House and Senate for the first time since 1994, creating a blue “trifecta” in Virginia government. The College Republicans (CR) and Young Democrats (YD) at Virginia Tech have differing opinions on the outcome,…

The names of six alumni were engraved into the War Memorial Pylons in a dedication ceremony Nov. 15. Friends and family of those honored gathered alongside the Corps of Cadets and many other members of the Hokie community to remember six men who died while enlisted..

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Virginia Tech has developed a university-wide effort to further the importance of quickly diagnosing, treating and curing cancer, known as oncology. The effort, announced October 16, aims to push the university’s research opportunities at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech…

"Sankofa,” meaning “to go back and get it,” is a word from the Twi language of Ghana that was used this year to represent Virginia Tech’s first black homecoming celebration. From Oct. 14 to Oct. 19, students all across campus joined together in multiple different cultural celebrations hosted…

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Virginia Tech recently announced its largest fundraising campaign to date. The Boundless Impact campaign for Virginia Tech will strive to earn $1.5 billion to maintain and improve programs and plans across campus.

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The Old Dominion Ballroom (ODB) located inside Squires Student Center will be acquired by the Virginia Tech Honors College effective Jan. 1, 2020. The building will continue to be operated by the Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) office.

The Blacksburg Town Gown met Thursday, Oct. 17, in Ambler Johnston Hall to discuss infrastructure concerns among Virginia Tech students, faculty, Blacksburg residents and others involved with the area.

In front of a residential house in Christiansburg, a 10-pound drone hovers above a crowd to deliver one of the first commercial drone deliveries. On Friday, Oct. 18, Wing Aviation drone delivery service held its grand opening in Christiansburg.