Today, there is another layer of opportunity in the complex transdisciplinary problem space — challenges that span the full range of a comprehensive university from the arts, humanities, and physical sciences to engineering, business, design, and the social sciences.
A Virginia Tech alumnus, Sanghani is founder and chief executive officer of Octo Consulting Group, an award-winning provider of mission-critical technology and digital services to the federal marketplace. He also serves on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Russian hacking in the 2016 election, recent leaks of U.S. intelligence cyber tools, vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things, and cybersecurity workforce development were all part of the conversation.
Dolbin-MacNab, a human development expert, will testify before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging in Washington, D.C., today, about the impact of the opioid addiction epidemic on grandparents raising their grandchildren.
Former Congressman Jim Moran, professor of practice at the Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs, will lead the roundtable March 22 to discuss a range of topics, including Russian hacking in the 2016 election, recent leaks of U.S. intelligence cyber tools, vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things, and cyber security workforce development.
Virginia Tech’s Evening master of business administration (MBA) program and three College of Engineering graduate programs were among the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 survey of graduate programs released today.
University and community members are invited to attend each candidate’s open forum presentation on “Future Trends: Visionary Opportunities for the Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies.”
The unique program teaches relationship skills for communication and problem-solving by centering on economic stress; devotes almost half of the time to financial literacy; and focuses on how partners can manage stress together.
The goal of this project is to scale up social science modeling and experimental methodology to potentially include thousands of people. It will focus on understanding the formation and dynamics of collective identity — the sense of self defined as belonging to a group rather than as an individual.
Virginia Tech is addressing the growing need for data scientists to help answer complex questions of urban populations. Administered through the Discovery Analytics Center, the 12-credit program weaves interdisciplinary applications through new courses and a novel “tapestry” curriculum.
The Scholars Program from the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment is designed to support faculty in strengthening the proposals for external funding, the collection of preliminary data, and other proposal development activities.
Bill Becker, associate professor of management, is working on a follow-up study to his recent research project, which found that employer expectations that emails will be monitored and responded to during nonwork hours are the main reason employees are unable to disconnect from the workplace.
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s online master of information technology degree program as No. 2 among the nation’s distance-learning courses in its Best Online Program rankings.