Water refill stations in academic, dining, and residence facilities; nearly 100 bike racks across the university; and the Math Emporium’s sustainable makeover are just a few of the sustainability projects in action today thanks to student engagement.
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
Connie Stovall’s position in the University Libraries started out as a few side projects after a conversation between University Libraries Dean Tyler Walters and Brandy Salmon, associate vice president for innovation and partnerships and managing director for the new Innovation Campus.
The school supersedes the university’s already award-winning Department of Communication, which has graduated more than 6,000 specialists in public relations, communication studies, and multimedia journalism.
Signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, the landmark civil rights legislation increases access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities across community life, including employment.
Prior to COVID-19, Virginia Tech librarian Ana Corral and University of Virginia librarian Hanni Nabahe had met through the Research Interest Match, a resource that connects early career librarians and residents.
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.
This network of nearly 125 students, faculty, and staff from across operations, academics and research, and community representatives continues to be highly engaged in moving the revision process forward – in a fully virtual environment.
Among the ways the Virginia Tech Facilities Department is striving to preserve this physical sense of place for generations to come is through the fastidious quality and design standards it sets for all construction projects on the Blacksburg campus.
The digital collection will include the digitized physical picture or 3D model of the insect and metadata including measurements, chemical compositions, ancient DNA information, and other biological or geographical information.
Women in Construction Week, which took place March 2-6, is just one of the ways the Facilities Department is furthering its efforts to advance women in construction and trades roles and attract more women to its talent pipeline.