Virginia Tech, through the Cranwell International Center, is actively engaging with the international student community to ensure they have the information and support necessary to navigate these changes.
School of Architecture + Design academic advisor Vern Ferguson’s commitment to guiding students has always been appreciated, even under normal circumstances. But his efforts have become all the more important in the wake of COVID-19.
Khansa ranks among the top 50 researchers worldwide for research productivity in the information systems field and top 10 in the world for publications in the Journal of Management Information Systems, one of Pamplin’s elite journals.
Bagchi studies the psychological processes that underlie consumer and managerial decision-making. His research focuses on three areas: how numerical markers influence consumer judgments and behaviors, how consumers form pricing judgments, and how consumers can be nudged into making eco-friendly decisions.
The new biomedical engineering undergraduate program is underway with 40 second-year College of Engineering students who began the degree this past fall. Students in this program will be trained to bridge the gap between traditional medicine and technology.
Virginia Tech students are leading the design on key areas of the Creativity and Innovation District residence halls. When the buildings open for residents in the fall of 2021, student designs will come to life in three areas: the student lounge, faculty apartment, and makerspace.
Luxbacher, the C.T. Holland Professor of Mining and Minerals Engineering, joined the department as an assistant professor in 2008 after working in professional positions in both the mining industry and academia.
With the addition of the Common App, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions continues its momentum in evolving an application process that eliminates barriers and makes a college education more attainable for more students.
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge was even more difficult his year because students completed their projects and competed remotely after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to return home.
Students in a Virginia Tech history course presented in-depth research on the 1918 flu pandemic in a National Library of Medicine videocast as part of the library’s ongoing partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
"We want to encourage [our students] that we’ll all get through this, so 30 years from now they’ll be telling their kids about the time when they had to watch their professor stumbling around in a creek trying to catch a fish.”
Olti Myrtaj says the decision to do undergraduate research was an easy one, in no small part because he enjoys asking questions and autonomously exploring problems. He has big plans to expand accessibility for those interested in physics and mathematics research.
Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.