The winners will be announced at TechNite on May 18 in Blacksburg.
UVA Wise student wins Goldwater scholarship for science; more . . .
Education briefs: Tesla executive to speak at Radford graduation. Ferrum ag program hosts annual plant sale. New River CC professor named to NEH summer institute.
Roanoke College taking a ‘serious look’ at adding football; more …
From elsewhere: All Virginia schools will soon be required to have defibrillators. Daniel Snyder nears deal to sell Commanders for about $6 billion. Virginia’s largest indoor pickleball facility to be constructed in Henrico.
Hugo Award winners to speak at Radford University; more . . .
A round-up of events in the coming week around Southwest and Southside.
Drug court in Martinsville-Henry County gets additional funding
VCEDA awards grant to Clintwood gutter company. Forest Service seeks volunteers for Lake Moomaw clean-up.
Expansion plan unveiled for Virginia Tech’s Hahn Horticulture Garden; more …
From elsewhere: Department of Environmental Quality withdraws proposed variance for data centers. Boating incidents increase at Smith Mountain Lake for a second year. Blue Ridge Rock Festival returns to Virginia International Raceway.
Sister Hazel to play in Rocky Mount; more . . .
The Launch Place in Danville announces another business ‘exit.’ Nonprofit launches fundraising drive for upkeep of Roanoke’s Villa Heights. Forest Service schedules prescribed burn in Giles County and Smyth County. Virtual clinic set for end-of-life decisions.
Virginia Western to host STEM Day for elementary and middle schoolers; more . . .
Veterans resource fair slated in Roanoke. Virginia Tech professor receives National Science Foundation award.
Deeds, Hudson clash in first debate; more . . .
Board of Elections grants extension to candidates with missing paperwork. South Boston approves solar site. Virginia Tech women’s basketball stars talk Title IX.
Randolph College will inaugurate president; more . . .
Education briefs: Mountain Gateway to host two lectures on human longevity. Virginia Tech to host lecture on viruses and bacteria. Vance named to Lenz Professorship at Tech.