Wing Ng, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Christoper C. Kraft Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, and Timothy Long, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science and director of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute, received 2020 Outstanding Faculty Awards.
Mutcheson joined the medical school in 2016 as director of assessment and program evaluation after earning his Ph.D. in educational research and evaluation with a dual focus on applied statistics and measurement from Virginia Tech.
The award is presented annually by Virginia Tech's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to recognize faculty members who have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of scholarship addressing teaching and learning in higher education.
The Virginia Tech Department of Economics is teaming with Peru’s Universidad de Piura for a new undergraduate summer research exchange program that focuses on how behavioral economics can inform public policymaking on such topics as environment, health, technology, and education.
The Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management; Department of Geosciences; and Department of Sustainable Biomaterials each earned distinction for their efforts and achievement in maintaining exemplary teaching and learning environments for students and faculty.
The School of Neuroscience recently finished its inaugural Summer Research Program, providing 18 Virginia Tech undergraduate students with 10 weeks of "hands-on, minds-on" research experience with faculty.
A leader in educational research and best practices both nationally and internationally, Peter Doolittle most recently served as executive director of Virginia Tech’s Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research.
The 2016 awards theme recognized groups for developing and sustaining effective large-class instruction. An event to celebrate the achievement will be held on Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.
In its fifth year, TEDxVirginiaTech will bring together university faculty, students, alumni, and members of the local community for a night of inspiring and thought-provoking ideas at the Moss Arts Center.
The Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research presents the award annually to one or two Virginia Tech faculty members who have shown ongoing dedication to scholarship in the realm of higher education teaching and learning.