Connor Mulligan, Timothy Cosby, Sydney Grace Miller, and Shafe Ahmed are the 2018-2019 University Innovation Fellows. The program, run by Stanford University's d.school, involves students globally who strive to make changes on their campuses and in their communities.
Through collaboration and engagement, AAI is helping academic advisors serve students through identifying and cultivating informational, conceptual, relational and technological components of their practice.
In September, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Virginia Cooperative Extension $1,099,260 to expand training on opioid prevention. The grant builds upon two current USDA-funded Cooperative Extension projects to expand training and technical assistance on opioid prevention to additional rural counties in the commonwealth.
FutureHAUS Dubai, an innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team competing against 14 other university teams at the Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai.
Ruth Waalkes, associate provost for the arts and executive director of the Moss Arts Center, shared with the Board of Visitors how Virginia Tech’s arts integration efforts are changing the way students see the world.
The International Archive of Women in Architecture at Virginia Tech is one of the world’s only archives dedicated to preserving the legacies of pioneering women in architecture. A new effort seeks contributions from women architects worldwide to share their work.
The Virginia Tech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oration Competition honors King’s legacy by inviting students who love justice, advocacy, and performance to deliver memorized speeches. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students are encouraged to apply for the 2019 MLK Oration Competition by Nov. 25.
The VR experience, created by Thomas Tucker, an associate professor in the School of Visual Arts, shows up close the organs inside the skeletal system of a mid-sized dog. By moving and clicking a button, users can see layers of tissue, zoom in on certain organs, and literally step into parts of a virtual dog’s body.