The goal is to establish programs to better position the current and next-generation manufacturing workforce to produce military systems and components that assure technological superiority of the department, according to the Department of Defense’s website.
Two years ago, Associate Professor and John R. Jones III Faculty Fellow Pablo Tarazaga and his family of six left their house in Blacksburg's Woodbine neighborhood to join 325 honors students in a residential hall on Virginia Tech's main campus.
During his time at Virginia Tech, graduating senior Kehong Lu has built up an impressive graphic design portfolio through internships with major companies as well as local organizations. Through his art, he hopes to share himself with the world.
Dozens of faculty-led study abroad programs will be available to Virginia Tech students in the summer of 2020. In the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences alone, faculty members will be leading trips on three continents.
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Abiola Akanmu and her research team are creating teachable virtual construction scenarios that engage students’ hands and minds using augmented reality and holograms.
Combined with dual degrees in environmental resources management and water: resources, policy, and management, Reynolds’ multiple internship experiences have laid an important foundation for starting his career.
The new smart and sustainable cities major, which is housed within the School of Public and International Affairs and is now in its second year, blends urban analytics and decision-making with sustainable approaches to development.
The Department of Human Development and Family Science advocates for a deeper understanding of child development and its link to family units as a way to create better child care and early education. With its newest major, it provides courses that help students gain the skills they need to succeed.