Patrick & Henry Community College will launch a corresponding associate degree in manufacturing engineering technology.
Can waste coal help build cellphones and rechargeable batteries?
A research initiative launched in Southwest Virginia has a goal of turning gob into valuable raw materials for high-tech manufacturing.
Project Veer update: ‘Now is the time’ for Southwest to look at offshore wind industry
Southwest Virginia is looking at what it needs to do to capture part of wind energy business.
Wise County may be first in nation with blockchain project
Software developer: “We think we’re going to be the first in the nation” to auto-generate title abstracts
Why does Charlotte County have third-highest rate of remote workers?
The answer may be more low-tech than high-tech: The county’s growing Amish population.
National nursing shortage highlights challenges of expanding nursing programs
Schools across Virginia are looking for ways to grow, while facing the twin challenges of faculty hiring and clinical hours.
One county in Virginia has no day care
Bath County is working to get one, but it’s not the only rural county that’s finding the lack of child care is an obstacle to economic development.
Meeting a need for meat
A Floyd County family is launching a meat processing facility, a ‘major need’ in the heavily agricultural community. Their effort has garnered financial support, including funding from a state agriculture grant program that could expand if a bill that’s before the General Assembly passes.
‘The next generation of ag’ is happening in Danville
Here’s a look inside some of the plant research taking place at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.
Below the James, under the earth
Southside is a magnet for mineral prospectors, from copper to gold to uranium. Why is the geology so interesting there?