As their son prepares for graduation, Kate and Tim reflect on his experience at Virginia Tech, their involvement as Hokie parents, and the insight they gained into the university motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
Guests mingled with President Tim Sands, Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke, college deans, members of the Board of Visitors, university faculty, and the HokieBird in a tent at the university’s Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church.
Graduating senior Elizabeth Berg combines her love for history, technology, and preservation with an independent study in the University Libraries to create virtual 3D visualizations of Monteith and Thomas halls.
Virginia Tech's award-winning FutureHAUS will be on display in Times Square during NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual event that celebrates the world of design and attracts designers from across the globe.
Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2019 Diversity Scholars will discuss their projects with the university community and the public during the Diversity Spotlight program on Thursday, May 2, at noon in the Graduate Life Center multipurpose room.
The award is presented by Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to recognize faculty who have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of scholarship addressing teaching and learning in higher education.
The team is one of four finalists in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Innovation in Affordable Housing competition. This year's challenge was to design a mixed-income, mixed-use project on a 2.5-acre vacant lot owned by the San Antonio Housing Authority.
An online interactive platform developed at the Discovery Analytics Center uses data analytics and machine learning to help stakeholders better understand school rezoning plans and potential effects on the community. Users can also share comments and concerns about proposed plans, propose changes to boundaries, and even create their own plans.
Experiential learning aside, students also got to see the skills most sought by employers in job candidates, said Alex Kampman, manager of strategy and analytics at Deloitte, which sponsored the challenge.
Somewhere between fact and fiction lies the potential reality of self-driving cars. How will this technology affect rural communities, such as the New River Valley? An upcoming forum looks at the possibilities and encourages a community dialogue to begin planning for the future.
A generous gift from Minoka Gunesekera ’13 gives back to Virginia Tech’s Cranwell International Center, the place that made her family feel at home in this country and, much later, embraced her as a transfer student.