Virginia Tech

Meaghan Dee

A new production opening next month in the Cube Theater in Blacksburg will give audiences the feeling they’re walking through a garden. And not just any garden: Shakespeare’s 17th century garden scenes, as he depicted them in his plays and sonnets. 

Virginia Tech will host its third annual 'Uplifting Black Men' conference this Saturday, February 24th.  It will feature stories of persistence and resilience by black men. But people of all, genders, races and sexual orientations are encouraged to attend, to gain insight into their lives and strategies for success. 

Just when you think you’ve had it with this year’s Stink Bug infestation, there’s a new invasive insect on the horizon in Virginia.  Scientists say, not much could be done to eradicate it if it takes hold, but there are ways to stop it from spreading.  

Poet and  Distinguished Virginia Tech Professor, Nikki Giovanni is known around the world as an outspoken, funny and insightful writer. Her 27th collection is called “A Good Cry; What We Learn from Tears and Laughter.”       

Central VA's 2011 5.7 Magnitude Quake Still Shaking

Feb 7, 2018

Virginia isn’t the first place you think of when it comes to earthquakes. But, there are two long standing seismic zones here: one in Giles County in the southwestern part of the state and one in Central Virginia’s Louisa County. That’s where a magnitude 5.7 quake struck in the summer of 2011.