| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Returning to practice after a late-season off week, Virginia football coach Mike London had to get a few questions answered early this week.
With his team slogging its way through a 2-8 season and a seven-game losing streak, London wanted to know if...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:22 AM
With a degree from Virginia Tech, and assistant coaching experience on the Hokies' staff under the guidance of a father who's gained a pretty sparkling reputation in Blacksburg, Shane Beamer gets defensive when he feels his alma mater is being attacked....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Former Apopka defensive back Lo Wood Jr., who was penciled in as a starting cornerback at Notre Dame prior to the start of his junior season (2012), is looking to transfer. Georgia Tech or UCF are two of the more likely options as his destination.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Who: Iryna Ivashchuk, an attorney with Berger Singerman LLP, Fort Lauderdale, who practices in the areas of international and cross-border transactions, real estate, and corporate law, was recently named to the board of governors of the Ukrainian-American...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:44 AM
G. Wayne Clough, who announced Wednesday that he will step down as the head of the Smithsonian Institution in October 2014, arrived at the museums at a time when it was threatened by scandals and a crumbling infrastructure.
Clough, a civil engineer...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Somehow, C.J. Jennings Jr., never knew he had received a scholarship offer from Georgia Tech, but the important thing for the Orlando Jones defensive back is that he does.
While on an unofficial visit to the school this past weekend, Jennings, who was...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Ever since he was a kid, Henry-Alex Rubin has been waiting for Google Glass. Not so much Google's new camera-embedded eyeglasses that everyone's talking about, but the fulfillment of a dream the filmmaker, who was nominated for an Oscar for "Murderball,"...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
When G. Wayne Clough began his tenure as head of the Smithsonian Institution in July 2008, he asked himself the question, "What will the Smithsonian be in 500 years?"
The answer? It's still not entirely clear. But as Clough prepares to retire from his...