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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger announced Tuesday that he is stepping down. Steger is scheduled to give the commencement speech at Virginia Tech’s graduation Friday. Steger has been the school’s president since 2000. “When...
Roanoke, VA - National forest officials are promoting flash flood awareness for neighboring communities and people who camp outdoors. A flash flood is a serious weather event for forest visitors because rising flood water is extremely dangerous—a...
We enjoy your photos and videos during any kind of weather, but your reports are invaluable during severe weather events. Your weather report could be helping us relay specific storm information to an extremely large audience, often getting those in...
PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first close-up, visible-light views of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole. In high-resolution pictures and video, scientists see the hurricane's eye is...
A 5th grade teacher from Pearisburg and a 9th and 10th grade teacher from Washington County were presented with $25,000 and international trips as recipients of the 14th annual McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence. Pamela J. MacDonald and Steve Ahn...
WDBJ7 ReporterBryant Cook and Donte Tanner are two high school juniors on a field trip. It's no theme park but this is the only amusement both students want. "Chemistry, mostly sciences usually are my best grades. I could have like 90's in science but math is...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe Virginia Tech Roanoke Center is sponsoring a 2013 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Expo at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. The STEM Expo is scheduled for Thursday, March 7th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm located at 303...
Two Virginia Tech researchers have been named as Virginia's Outstanding Scientists for 2013. Harold E. Burkhart is being honored for his work in forest stand management. He is a university distinguished professor in the Department of Forest Resources...
Virginia Tech says its research spending ranks it in the top 5 percent of research universities and colleges in an annual survey by the National Science Foundation. Officials said the Blacksburg school spent more than $450 million in research funding in...
The state panel that Governor McDonnell appointed to study uranium mining has released its report. The Uranium Working Group didn't say whether Virginia should allow uranium mining or continue the state's 30-year moratorium, but the report could set the...
ReporterIt's called the Virginia Steam Academy, a proposed residential school in Tidewater for a thousand high school students. Now, Virginia Military Institute is joining the effort to improve educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and...
ReporterWhen you think of a classroom, you picture four walls. But teachers in Roanoke County are shaking things up. "One of the hardest parts with education is teaching you something then you can go use and actually do later," says science teacher Stephen...
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