Virginia Tech’s Evening master of business administration (MBA) program and three College of Engineering graduate programs were among the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 survey of graduate programs released today.
University and community members are invited to attend each candidate’s open forum presentation on “Future Trends: Visionary Opportunities for the Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies.”
The unique program teaches relationship skills for communication and problem-solving by centering on economic stress; devotes almost half of the time to financial literacy; and focuses on how partners can manage stress together.
The goal of this project is to scale up social science modeling and experimental methodology to potentially include thousands of people. It will focus on understanding the formation and dynamics of collective identity — the sense of self defined as belonging to a group rather than as an individual.
Virginia Tech is addressing the growing need for data scientists to help answer complex questions of urban populations. Administered through the Discovery Analytics Center, the 12-credit program weaves interdisciplinary applications through new courses and a novel “tapestry” curriculum.
The Scholars Program from the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment is designed to support faculty in strengthening the proposals for external funding, the collection of preliminary data, and other proposal development activities.
Bill Becker, associate professor of management, is working on a follow-up study to his recent research project, which found that employer expectations that emails will be monitored and responded to during nonwork hours are the main reason employees are unable to disconnect from the workplace.
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s online master of information technology degree program as No. 2 among the nation’s distance-learning courses in its Best Online Program rankings.
As part of the iScholars program, a select group of Virginia Tech students will use the online learning platform to gain an appreciation for the entrepreneurial mindset before spending a summer in industry.
Joseph Mitola and Kevin Heaslip bring experience critical to continuing Hume's mission of educating the next generation of leaders in national security technologies through experiential learning and innovative research.
Randall Murch, research leader for Biosecurity and Forensics, Virginia Tech National Capital Region Research Development Team, is principal investigator. for the project, which will tackle the security of 'life science big data' in a defined construct for the first time.
Virginia Tech will host fall commencement exercises on Friday in Cassell Coliseum. More than 2,300 students will be honored for completing their academic degrees at the end of the summer and fall terms.
The Council of Graduate Schools’ Board of Directors honored Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw with the first Debra W. Stewart Award for outstanding leadership in graduate education.
The award is the highest honor at the EMC. Ingram has been an active member of the center's Advisory Council since 2001 and previously served as co-chair of Virginia Tech’s Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Council.