The high court decided Thursday that federal courts should play no role in deciding whether partisan redistricting goes too far, giving a dominant political party in a state leeway to draw electoral maps that preserve or even increase its power.
A Virginia Tech research team recently uncovered conclusive details about the roles Facebook, Google, and the Federal Election Commission played in digital advertising around the U.S. presidential election of 2016.
Veteran Virginia Tech political observer Bob Denton points to this week’s 2020 Democratic Debate as an important first step for all of the candidates, especially the mid-to-lower tier contenders hoping to move up, and not be weeded out.
IAMSE is a nonprofit professional development society for health professions education. The organization seeks to promote “excellence and innovation in teaching, student assessment, program evaluation, instructional technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education.”
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently established a quarantine for the City of Winchester and Frederick County in an effort to prevent the spread of spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest first detected in Winchester in 2018.
Research is produced for the public good, but it is not always available to the general public who paid for it, a significant concern for Tyler Walters, dean of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.
Virginia Tech researcher Nathan Self explains that Yelp has an API that provides access to every business it knows about. “Since Yelp is relatively pervasive we figured it could provide a good approximation. Using the API we searched Yelp for every restaurant that matched the search term "taco" and that is listed under either of the "foodtruck" or "foodstand" categories.”
On May 10, a group of Virginia Tech veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students, along with four carpenters/contractors and other volunteers, will work together with a goal of constructing up to 100 emergency dog shelters for dogs enduring crisis living conditions in underserved rural counties.
After many years as an illegal crop, hemp is back in Virginia, and this time, it could prove to be even more versatile even than ever. Researchers are finding new ways to use this easy to cultivate, renewable resource.
Virginia Tech's award-winning FutureHAUS will be on display in Times Square during NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual event that celebrates the world of design and attracts designers from across the globe.