Maker Camp is a four-day summer camp for middle school students, ages 11-14, designed to harness students’ creativity, introduce methods of design in both physical and digital realms, and grow their maker mindset.
The Research + Demonstration Facility is a dedicated space where students can gain practical, hands-on architecture, design, and construction experience alongside expert faculty and industry professionals. It's also representative of a larger initiative to involve Virginia Tech students in construction and renovation projects on the Blacksburg campus.
Bringing together music and audio technology experts, computer engineers, musicians, and composers from around the world, Cube Fest includes public performances, presentations, and workshops from Aug. 8-11 at the Moss Arts Center.
Jia, an assistant professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded the National Science Foundation award to develop a multifunctional neural interface device that is highly flexible, scalable, clinically translatable, and bio-friendly.
Part of the Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming, musicians T. Michael Coleman, Jack Lawrence, Jeff Little, and Wayne Henderson pay tribute to the legendary singer, songwriter, and musician on June 9 at the Moss Arts Center.
On May 6, the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology will present a celebration of technology and transdisciplinary research with projects that include an animal behavior simulator and a virtual reality escape room.
The three-day festival offers a unique opportunity for schools across the Atlantic Coast Conference to convene and celebrate creative exploration and research happening at the nexus of science, engineering, arts, and design.
The exhibitions will feature works created by faculty members and students from Virginia Tech’s School of Visual Arts, as well as researchers associated with the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.
Students taking the university’s advanced animation course will now be able to create complex projects more quickly and efficiently, thanks to a collaboration between the School of Visual Arts, Advanced Research Computing, and the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.
During receptions on Feb. 13 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Feb. 27 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the fourth floor of Newman Library, visitors will explore virtual and physical replicas of WWI tunnels in The Vauquois Experience exhibit.
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.
During its quarterly meeting held in Blacksburg on Monday, the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a resolution to adopt the 2018 campus master plan — a document that will help guide the physical development of the Blacksburg campus and its 11 agricultural research and Extension centers through 2047.
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.
Now in its fifth year, the festival returns to campus Saturday, Oct. 27, with 93 interactive booths and activities that showcase dozens of science education and research programs throughout the university.