RECENT IN CAUS NEWS
- FutureHaus takes first place at Solar Decathlon Middle Eastby sshover on November 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm
After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team has officially built the world’s best solar home. The lone American team earned a first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East, a competition
- House of the future and team await SDME 2018 Resultsby sshover on November 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm
The home of the future is at its temporary residence in the desert — and the Virginia Tech students and faculty who built it are awaiting the results. FutureHAUS Dubai, the innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team currently competing against 14 other
- Virginia Tech IAWA Work to Save the Work of Women Architectsby sshover on November 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm
The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) at Virginia Tech is issuing an open call to women architects worldwide to submit a seminal design or drawing to the university’s historical collection. The campaign, dubbed “A Seminal Piece,” is the latest in the IAWA’s three-decades-long effort to capture and preserve the contributions of women in architecture who
- Professor Emeritus, Donald Sunshine, Exhibits in Cowgill Hallby sshover on October 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm
“Social Commentary,” an exhibit by professor emeritus of architecture, Donald Sunshine, was on display in Cowgill Hall lobby this past week. Watercolor paintings and his pen and ink sketchbooks combined to showcase innovative perspectives of big events from our country’s past and present that are meaningful to not only Donald, but to many others. “This
- FutureHAUS is Ready to Compete in Dubaiby sshover on October 12, 2018 at 12:42 pm
After many late nights, research, hard labor, and coffee runs, the FutureHAUS is complete! The competition called the Solar Decathlon is being held in Dubai from November 14th-29th, 2018. After winning the top collegiate prize for the world’s best solar house in 2010, Virginia Tech is planning to do it again this year. Virginia Tech
RECENT IN VT NEWS
- Virginia Tech set to host 2021 International Science of Team Science Conferenceon January 22, 2021 at 4:28 pm
SciTS 2021 convenes science academics, leaders and members of cross-disciplinary teams, institutional leaders and administrators, and funding agencies to collaboratively rethink how science of team science research and practice may serve as a foundation for positive change and justice.
- National Security Executive Leadership Program offers critical training for rising professionalson January 12, 2021 at 2:24 pm
The upcoming professional development course, offered virtually this year, sets a new standard for national security professionals in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area.
- iTHRIV announces health research pilot project recipientson January 12, 2021 at 1:31 pm
Multi-institutional teams of scientists, physicians, and engineers will study Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, pediatric heart transplant, pediatric telemedicine, and epilepsy.
- Commencing to succeedon January 7, 2021 at 9:04 pm
Each fall and spring, a new group of Hokies moves their tassels, stepping away from life as students into new roles as alumni of Virginia Tech. Although graduation may feel like the culmination of a year of lasts, the ceremony is really a beginning.
- Paul Emmons named Patrick and Nancy Lathrop Professor of Architectureon January 6, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Emmons has more than two decades of combined teaching, research, and service, and has built an international presence in the field of history and theory of architectural practices that has brought Virginia Tech distinction and respect.
- Paul Kelsch named Robert L. Turner Chair of Urban Designon January 4, 2021 at 4:49 pm
Kelsch’s scholarship combines a keen designer’s eye with the reflective gaze of a historical geographer as he reads and interprets cultural landscapes, especially those of the nation’s capital.
- Building upon common ground, with humanity at the coreon December 18, 2020 at 4:14 pm
For years, researchers throughout Virginia Tech have studied issues centered on forced relocation. Now a new College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences center will bring together faculty, students, and community groups to forge a greater understanding of displacement and its impact.
- Answering the call for affordable housingon December 16, 2020 at 5:43 pm
Through two public-private partnerships, faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction are pioneering high-tech, data-driven methods to make quality housing more affordable.
- Class of 2020: Architecture student Moesha Fares pushes onward and upwardon December 8, 2020 at 8:16 pm
Fares gravitated towards architecture as a way to make a difference, and thanks to her innovative projects, outreach efforts, and positive attitude, she’s well on her way.
- Through the looking glasson December 4, 2020 at 2:08 pm
Virginia Tech alumna and visual artist Jackie Sanders charts her own course to artistic development and early career accomplishment.
- Washington, D.C., program helps position students as future pioneers of policyon November 17, 2020 at 5:58 pm
With a goal of immersing students in the policymaking industry and process, the Washington Semester in Global Exchange program introduces participants to a wealth of opportunities on a national scale.
- Climate Action Commitment report highlights actionable recommendations for advancing long-term sustainabilityon November 16, 2020 at 9:00 pm
Ambitious, actionable, and intentional, the proposed updates build upon a decade of university sustainability efforts. The recommendations aim to guide Virginia Tech toward a greener, more sustainable future over the next five to 10 years.
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