Camellia Pastore and Sabrina Sturgeon will represent undergraduate and graduate students, respectively, on the Virginia Tech Boards of Visitors during the 2020-21 academic year. They began their terms on July 1.
By the time it is fully operational, the number of total students in the program, set to launch in fall 2021, will be about 24. The program requires a minimum of 96 credit hours of coursework and research.
Virginia Tech, through the Cranwell International Center, is actively engaging with the international student community to ensure they have the information and support necessary to navigate these changes.
The main goal of the exhibit is to spread the story of the Monacan Indian Nation. This federally recognized tribe includes more than 2,300 members and has a continuous, thousand-year-old history and presence in the area that is now Amherst County in central Virginia.
Khansa ranks among the top 50 researchers worldwide for research productivity in the information systems field and top 10 in the world for publications in the Journal of Management Information Systems, one of Pamplin’s elite journals.
A record-breaking four winners of the annual Randolph L. Grayson Outstanding CALS Diversity Scholar Award were announced by the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Diversity Council.
Voices of Virginia is a freely available collection of first-person stories of Virginians who witnessed and changed U.S. history, as told by Virginians and recorded over the past 70 years. The project was funded by the University Libraries' Open Education Faculty Initiative Grant program and recently released in VTechWorks.
Bagchi studies the psychological processes that underlie consumer and managerial decision-making. His research focuses on three areas: how numerical markers influence consumer judgments and behaviors, how consumers form pricing judgments, and how consumers can be nudged into making eco-friendly decisions.
For more than 30 years, Wilson worked passionately with the Upward Bound and Talent Search programs to provide educational opportunities for all students. Later, he helped guide prospective students around campus as a tour bus driver for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Amber Wendler, a biological sciences Ph.D. student in the College of Science studying the behavior of tropical birds, was one of the organizers of #BlackBirdersWeek, a social media movement that took place from May 31 to June 6.
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge was even more difficult his year because students completed their projects and competed remotely after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to return home.
On June 1, 2020, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech proudly welcomed M. Daniel Givens on his first official day as dean of the college.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_9cfwj1hc
Rasheed’s academic talents earned him eight Letters of Distinction, which are awarded to top-performing students in various disciplines. During his four years of medical school, Rasheed has been an active researcher, with involvement in up to five different projects at once.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_cb3wg5d1
Gardner’s wide-ranging involvement in the college’s extracurricular organizations revealed her community-focused mindset.=https://video.vt.edu/media/Outstanding+SeniorA+April+Gardner/1_azh6u6tr/91884811
The shields were 3D printed by faculty and students in the College of Engineering to aid health care professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.=https://video.vt.edu/media/VTCSOM+Face+Shield+Construction/1_dss1wm17
Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.
Davy came to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 2003 and has mentored 14 master’s and 10 Ph.D. students, and currently advises one master’s and one Ph.D. student. Three of the Ph.D. students Davy has mentored have received the Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumnus Award for the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.