Liz Hart was honored with the 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences for helping to produce a range of projects, from the Vancouver Winter Olympics to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
For two years, the group has met and planned, quietly working behind the scenes to improve prospects for women leaders. Now, as the university celebrates 95 years of women at Virginia Tech, the women's leadership initiative is ready to launch.
A recent Ph.D. graduate, Jessica Zeitz Self has joined the computer science faculty at the University of Mary Washington. Her experience at Virginia Tech allowed her to become a champion for diversity in her field.
Previously an assistant research professor within the department, Franck's research focuses on latent group analysis in factorial studies, modeling and model selection in behavioral economic choice experiments, spatial modeling and monitoring, and bioinformatics.
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.