Since 2015, Merrifield has hosted Bike to Work Day “pit stop locations” for participants in the Mosaic District and on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail, and will participate in this year’s event, scheduled for May 19.
Blythe, professor and dean of RMIT University School of Architecture and Design in Melbourne, Australia, will join Virginia Tech on Oct. 10, when the college’s sixth dean, Jack Davis, will step down to teach after 11 years of leadership.
The division, which is responsible for Virginia Tech’s fundraising, university relations, and alumni relations activities, has added key members to its team in support of the university's push to increase its prominence and impact in the National Capital Region.
Virginia Tech has concluded its pilot Washington Semester in Global Engagement in the National Capital Region. This new initiative includes course work in foreign policy and diplomacy, an internship or externship, and participation in the U.S. Department of State Diplomacy Lab.
This spring, eight students from the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences traveled to Washington, D.C., for the opportunity to meet government agriculture representatives to discuss the future of agriculture.
Cutler completed a master of arts in international conflict and security, with a specialization in human rights law, at the University of Kent during the 2015-16 academic year and will receive a masters in public and international affairs from Virginia Tech at the National Capital Region Commencement on May 14.
As advocates rally for science in Washington, D.C., expert says exposing students early to STEM-focused learning will inspire future generations to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.