Building on the university’s expanding presence in Roanoke, the new year-long pilot program provides free unlimited admission to exhibitions and special museum events, as well as discounts on classes and at the museum café and gift shop.
Sara Hooshangi is the founding program director for the master of engineering degree in computer science, the first new degree program for the Innovation Campus. Virginia Tech announced its plans for the Innovation Campus a year ago today.
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design has once again been recognized as a leader for the strength of its educational programs and the quality of its graduates in the 2019-2020 DesignIntelligence rankings.
As expected, Virginia Tech’s agreements with the state – one outlining undergraduate growth and one for graduate growth – include $167.7 million in capital funding for the Innovation Campus’s first academic building in Alexandria and $69 million in capital funding for a data and decisions building in Blacksburg.
The Virginia Tech Science Festival returns to campus for its sixth year on Nov. 16, with more than 100 free hands-on, minds-on learning interactive booths and activities that showcase dozens of science education and research programs throughout the university.
The Macromolecules Innovation Institute has named Camden A. Chatham, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in macromolecular science and engineering, and David A. Dillard, the Adhesive and Sealant Science Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, as this year’s recipients of the Garth L. Wilkes Interdisciplinary Scholar Awards.
The theme of this year’s conference, which will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, is “Macromolecular Materials Discovery at the Intersection of Science, Engineering, and Society.”