Virginia Tech's Center for Communicating Science hosts, sponsors, and collaborates to present a variety of events. These include:
The Nutshell Games: 90-second research talks by graduate students, held each fall in conjunction with the Virginia Tech Science Festival.
New River Valley Science on Tap: Monthly science-inspired speakers, performers, and discussions, Rising Silo Brewery, 2351 Glade Road, Blacksburg.
Girls Launch!: Monthly science visits by women researchers to Giles County's Eastern Elementary/Middle School kindergarten classrooms.
Communicating Science at Warm Hearth: Once a semester, Communicating Science graduate students visit Warm Hearth Retirement Village and give short presentations on their research to a public audience.
Middle school research talks: Once a semester, Communicating Science graduate students visit Giles County's Eastern Elementary/Middle School 6th and 7th grade classrooms to talk about their research and engage the children in science activities.
ComSciCon-Virginia Tech 2019: March of 2019 marked the first ComSciCon to be held on Virginia Tech's campus, with 60 participants and a full day of workshops with a kick-off event the preceding evening.