Kiwus, who has served as Virginia Tech’s associate vice president and chief facilities officer since 2014, will focus on the care of Virginia Tech’s campuses in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area; research and agricultural facilities throughout the commonwealth; and the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
We have an opportunity as individuals and in our own communities to construct a microcosm of the society in which we wish to live. At Virginia Tech, we have anchored that aspiration in our Principles of Community, but principles only become meaningful if they are acted upon.
In preparation for the university's sesquicentennial in 2022, the Council on Virginia Tech History seeks proposals for creative approaches to highlight how historically marginalized communities have shaped and will continue to shape Virginia Tech.
From athletics enhancements like new seating, to multiple accessibility improvements and numerous administrative refurbishments, the university community will benefit from a host of renovations and construction projects completed by Virginia Tech Facilities.
Last fall, 40 first-year students began the inaugural journey into this unique undergraduate learning experience. At the first semester’s end, they shared their most recent work with David Calhoun, as well as the program’s leadership and industry partners.
With a focus on health sciences and technology, the HS&T Hokie Pitch will involve 30 students who have worked with real-world mentors, selected intellectual property, and created an entrepreneurial plan to develop and commercialize biomedical discoveries.
The campus is an expansion of Children’s National that is located on a nearly 12-acre portion of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and is set to open its first phase in December 2020.
Virginia Tech’s Beyond Boundaries Scholars program passed a major milestone earlier this year when donor support exceeded $1 million. That amount, given by 160 generous households, was up 35 percent compared to the previous year — and enough for the program to benefit nearly 300 students.
When Deborah Mayo, an emerita professor of philosophy, and Aris Spanos, a professor of economics, joined forces to provide researchers with a better understanding of statistical errors in research, they set in motion a new field of philosophy.