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Seminar focuses on use of science and innovation to embrace creativity in underserved populations

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 01:00
div pThe Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology's ArtsFusion seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 12 explores the concept of generative justice./p /div

'Little Princes' reaffirmed as the university's 2014-15 Common Book

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
pThe Common Book Project committee chose to reuse Little Princes after the book sparked valuable conversations among our faculty and students. Workshops will be offered to help faculty develop plans to integrate the book into their curriculum./p

Corps of Cadets alumnae and cadets to gather for 4th annual Women of the VTCC breakfast

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
pOver 160 cadets and alumnae will gather for a morning of networking and mentoring at the Women of the VTCC breakfast./p

Registration opens for Deans' Forum on Global Engagement

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 01:00
pFormer diplomat Richard Reiss and Harriet Fulbright will speak at the Deans' Forum on Global Engagement March 26 and 27./p

University supports students affected by fire at Foxridge Apartments

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 20:18
pNo students were injured during this event./p

New study finds differences in concussion risk between football helmets

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:01
pVirginia Tech biomedical researchers took the lead in a large six-year study to see if helmets reduce concussion risk. Data were collected between 2005 and 2010 from eight collegiate teams./p

China-U.S. laboratory dedicated to enhance mussel conservation, pearl production

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:00
pThe effort continues a long-term collaboration between China and Virginia Tech, which has pioneered freshwater mussel conservation and propagation./p

Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Gen. Keith Alexander to speak on campus Feb. 13

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:00
pAll are invited to join the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and hear Gen. Keith Alexander discuss his role as commander, U.S. Cyber Command.#160;/p

Energy-efficient chilled water plant is online, will support future campus growth

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech's new chilled water plant uses a complex method to cool water and pumps it to nearby buildings, cooling rooms, and research equipment. It will allow growth in the life sciences area of campus./p

Joyce Arditti wins Outstanding Book Award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:00
pJoyce Arietta conducts research on family disruption, parent-child relationships in vulnerable families, and public policy./p

Natalie Cole, Virginia Symphony Orchestra headline Center for the Arts Gala Celebration

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 01:00
divThe center marks its first season with an evening of special events on Saturday, April 26./div

College of Architecture and Urban Studies celebrates 50th anniversary

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00
pArchitecture has a long history at Virginia Tech, with courses dating back to 1873. In 1964, the College of Architecture, now the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, was established. Throughout 2014, the college will host special events, lectures, and exhibitions will to commemorate the milestone anniversary./p

Jack Davis named Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects president

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00
divCollege of Architecture and Urban Studies Dean Jack Davis will provide leadership to the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects during its centennial year./div

New minor focuses on local, global diversity and community service

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00
pThe new minor in Diversity and Community Engagement emphasizes service-oriented projects such as volunteer work, internships related to diversity, and conflict resolution programs./p

Virginia Tech among 150 Best Value Colleges on The Princeton Review's 2014 list

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech was selected based on outstanding academics, low cost of attendance, and generous financial aid. About 76 percent of Virginia Tech students receive some form of financial aid./p

Virginia Tech to be university partner in semiconductor innovation institute

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech will lead the power electronics research and applications thrust of the Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute./p

Corps of Cadets to honor graduating seniors during 71st annual Senior Banquet and Military Ball

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:00
pA special event for all cadets, it is particularly meaningful for the graduating senior class that will be honored first at the Senior Banquet and then later when all seniors are presented to the entire corps at the Military Ball./p

Guohua Cao secures NSF CAREER award to pursue sophisticated imaging technology

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:00
pVirginia Tech biomedical engineering faculty member Guohua Cao, director of the X-Ray Systems Laboratory, is leading an effort to develop a new type of X-ray scanner that is an unprecedented 5-D technology./p

Nominations now accepted for the Presidential Principles of Community Award

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:00
pThe award recognizes faculty and staff who exemplify the Principles of Community and have demonstrated an impact on diversity and inclusion at Virginia Tech./p

Student representatives serve on front lines of university leadership

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:00
pErica Wood and Nick Warrington have served as student representatives on the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors during a year when new university president Timothy Sands was recruited and selected. Both agree their experience has been remarkable.#160;/p