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Pairing Shelter Dogs Gets ‘Pawsitive’ Results

Shelter dogs awaiting adoption fare better with a canine companion than when they’re housed alone, according to new research from Virginia Tech.The study, led by Erica Feuerbacher, associate professor in...

VT Research Details Economic / Nutritional Impact of Global Recreational Inland Fishing

It is a sight of summer: Along the banks of rivers and streams throughout Virginia,...

Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Opens $13.5 Million Grant Round

The Virginia Land Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for $13.5 million in land conservation...

VTC Researcher Helps Discover Underlying Mechanisms Behind Regular Exercise Benefits

We all know exercise is good.It helps improve overall health and prevent disease. But the...

Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Funds 11 Cybersecurity Projects

Researchers from Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, William & Mary, George Mason University, and Old...

City of Roanoke Hires Interim City Manager

Civic leader and educator Dr. Lydia Pettis Patton begins a four-month term as Roanoke's interim city manager as of Tuesday, June 11.With more than...

Enrichment Program Opens Eyes of Roanoke Students to Medical Careers

For six weeks every fall and spring, a group of high school students from Roanoke gather at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to learn...

VTC Researchers Find Flavor Restrictions Affect Tobacco Users Differently

Restricting menthol flavor in cigarettes while making nicotine replacement therapy, such as a skin patch that can help ease withdrawal, more available and affordable...

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Supports Soil Health Across Virginia

Soil represents far more than mere ground beneath your feet.It’s the foundation of all food production and habitats for many. It’s a building block...

NASA funded Research at VA Tech Paves Way for Safe Autonomous Aircraft Operations

It may be years before we see large passenger or cargo aircraft in operation without a human pilot. In order to safely and successfully...

Warmer Weather Brings Backlog of Road Projects to Blue Ridge Parkway

As summer months draw travelers to the Blue Ridge Parkway, visitors are reminded to plan ahead and stay informed about ongoing road construction projects...