DataBridge is an undergraduate research experience that gives students interested in working with data a chance to increase knowledge and hone skills by helping graduate students and faculty with data challenges.
The university has designed courses connected to these areas and hired more than 100 faculty specifically to teach and conduct research within these themes since Thanassis Rikakis, former Virginia Tech provost, launched the Destination Areas in 2016. On Sept. 20, there will be a Fall Kick-Off event at the Inn at Virginia Tech to learn more about the goals of Destination Areas and grant opportunities.
Only two Virginia awards were given this year from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Leadership Grants program, and both were awarded to the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.
The Virginia Tech College of Engineering is among the first in the country to earn a bronze award and only one of 29 institutions that received exemplar status from the American Society for Engineering Education in its inaugural year of their Diversity Recognition Program.
Virginia Tech and consulting partner Sasaki were recently honored with the Society for College and University Planning Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus Merit Award for the Virginia Tech 2018 Campus Master Plan.
Led by the Language and Culture Institute, representatives from across the university show off Virginia Tech’s internationalization efforts at the world’s largest gathering of international education professionals.
Thanks to a new collaboration between the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and weather-intelligence provider WeatherSTEM, local forecasting technologies around the state are helping farmers prepare for and weather the storm.
Seven Hokies spanning a variety of majors - and dubbed the HokieNauts - are among the 12 finalists in a national NASA-sponsored competition to design informational digital displays to fit inside an astronaut’s helmet.