When a Virginia-based manufacturer wanted to show that its disinfecting cabinet was effective against the virus that causes COVID-19, it turned to a university program that enables faculty members to respond quickly to market needs and gives businesses a streamlined process for accessing this knowledge.
The virtual forum, introduced by President Tim Sands and Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke, examined Virginia’s economic recovery as well as higher education’s response and role in that recovery.
The deep-well exploration project aims to characterize and explore deep natural gas resources in Central Appalachia that have the potential to positively impact communities and economies hit hard by downturn in coal.
Virginia Tech economists Shaowen Luo and Kwok Ping ‘Byron’ Tsang have completed a study showing the cost of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, on the GDP (gross domestic product) on the Chinese and worldwide economies.
Virginia Tech's inaugural Blocksburg Summit: Blockchain and Beyond set the stage for an intimate gathering of thought-provoking discourse and a chance to fuel curiosity with more than 160 in attendance in Blacksburg.
Virginia Tech received $546,800 from the Growth and Opportunity for Virginia program to spearhead two programs aimed at helping students land internships, boost the Roanoke and New River valley economies, and establish Blacksburg as a blockchain hub.
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.
As expected, Virginia Tech’s agreements with the state – one outlining undergraduate growth and one for graduate growth – include $167.7 million in capital funding for the Innovation Campus’s first academic building in Alexandria and $69 million in capital funding for a data and decisions building in Blacksburg.