Your garden may be a peaceful spot, but there’s a lot of chatter going on in those plant beds, even though it’s out of humans’ earshot. Scientists know that plants actually communicate. Now, at Virginia Tech, they’re finding out more about how they do it.
A group of Academics from Kurdistan, visiting Virginia Tech for 3 weeks this month, has watched from afar as their homeland faces attack by ISIS militants.
The group is here studying higher education practices and principles in order to bring them back to their home universities. It’s funded by the U.S. State Department and the Iraqi Embassy. When they left home, Kurdistan was in peace.
While parents look for more affordable ways to send their kids to college, many are seeking information about the Virginia 529 College Savings Plan. A new briefing by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission suggests that the state’s Plan may be one of the most viable and sustainable options.
It will be a winner-take-all at the College World Series tonight in Omaha.
The Virginia Cavaliers forced the deciding game last night with a 7-2 victory over Vanderbilt. Tonight’s game starts at 8 PM and will be shown on ESPN. A Virginia victory tonight would be historic for the university and the Atlantic Coast Conference.
An ACC team hasn’t won the College World Series since 1955. North Carolina in 2007 was the last ACC team to reach the best-of-3 championship series.