Tinder, a dating app, requires users to swipe right or left to indicate they like someone (right) or not (left). New research designed with Tinder in mind finds the direction and orientation of profile pictures may influence how users swipe.
“Our research exposes the reality: ‘flexible work boundaries’ often turn into ‘work without boundaries,’ compromising an employee’s and their family’s health and well-being,” says William Becker, associate professor of management.
Adjerid was hired as part of the effort to strengthen Virginia Tech's faculty expertise in integrated security. His research interests are privacy and security, health information technology and health information exchanges, and health care analytics.
Starting a company as a student is no easy feat. But Virginia Tech’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and financial support from investors like Ray Zinn are emboldening students to start building their empires early.
JROTC STEM Leadership Academy is a weeklong residential camp for high school students who have previously participated in the Army 4th Brigade JROTC program in their high school. Participants take part in hands-on activities, lab tours, and complete a design project, culminating in a showcase on the last day.
Hospitality and tourism management researchers at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business have investigated the link between sports performance and business performance, analyzing the FIFA World Cups in particular.